By Stefanie Klaves   What do snakes, salamanders, and high-heel pumps have in common? Oddly enough, there have been electoral districts drawn to resemble all three. In response to these strange, contorted lines, political figures, citizens, and nonpartisan organizations alike have called for reforms to correct gerrymandering. Back in 1988, Ronald Reagan referred to gerrymandering…

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Current Issue The lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discrimination towards Asian Americans has finally made it to Court. Although this case was initially presented by Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) in 2014, trial officially began on October 15th of this year. The plaintiff, SFFA, is arguing that Harvard holds Asian Americans applicants to a far…

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh is currently undergoing his Senate confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in order to be confirmed to a seat on the U. S. Supreme Court. What Happened  On June 27, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced that he would be retiring. On July 9, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill…

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August 14th, 2016. Colin Kapernick and the San Francisco 49ers were slated to play the Houston Texans in the first pre-season game. Before the game even started, Colin was sitting on the bench. Nobody noticed his failure to stand since he was not on the field. Two weeks later, when he started in the third…

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Need a refresher on the Bill of Rights? Well, here is the first 10 rights that you should know! Want to see other articles about the Constitution? Check out our Constitutional Ignorance article!

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A popular opinion we often hear today is that socialism as a political and economic system is much more effective in addressing the social issues we face today as a society, such as poverty and unemployment.

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According to a study conducted by Pew Research Center in 2014, only 38% of Millennials say that religion is very important in their lives. And that’s just the beginning.

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