In Defense of Ilhan Omar

Over the last few weeks, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has made headlines across the country over one issue or another. At the start of the year it was due to comments regarding Israel that could in many ways be taken as antisemitic, but for which she has apologized and since moved past. Now, however, the political … Continue reading In Defense of Ilhan Omar

LGBT+ People in the Age of Trump

As the first two years of President Donald Trump's administration come to a close, it is necessary to understand the events that have occurred during this tumultuous period in our nation's history. Although the biggest events of the past two years included foreign policy follies, impulsive decisions made without advisers, and the endless scandals of … Continue reading LGBT+ People in the Age of Trump

The Party Left Me

For as long as I can remember, I was always center-right on the political spectrum. My earliest political memory was disliking John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential election and being upset that John McCain lost to Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election. Throughout my adolescence I lamented the fact that New York was not … Continue reading The Party Left Me