The Victory of Donald Trump – by Jacob Brahm

On the day before the election well-respected, non-partisan website fivethirtyeight gave Trump a less than 30% chance of winning. Defying all expectations, logic, and political norms, he won somehow. The question is: Where do we go from here? Trump ran on a platform of national populism. What does that mean? Dictionary.com defines populism as “various,…

MMHS is Feeling the Bern! – by Jacob Hurley

Political apathy is the thing tearing this country apart. As more and more young people fail to vote, the result is that a large percentage of the population remains unrepresented. The people that do vote end up choosing our leaders in the Congress, Presidency, and State, but if all the people that didn’t went out…

Syrian Refugee Crisis – by Patrick Deary

The Syrian refugee crisis has become one of the world’s most controversial issues in both ethics and security. Over three million refugees are looking for places to stay. These refugees, only looking for a safe place to stay, just want better homes where their children can grow up happily. The U.S. has helped by donating…

Trump: The Good and the Bad – by Jacob Hurley

You know you’ve got a controversial topic when a single name can cause a rousing debate. The very name ‘Trump’ can be a spark for a very controversial political debate. So many people have their own opinions on the New York Billionaire, and like many controversial topics, people generally tend to share one of two…