NFL teams should not sign Rice

Last Friday, Ray Rice won the appeal of his indefinite suspension and has been reinstated into the National Football League. Rice, a former Baltimore Ravens running back, was suspended for assaulting his then fiancee, now wife, in an elevator on Valentine’s Day. After a video of the assault was leaked by TMZ, the NFL came […]

U.S.-Cuba prisoner swap necessary

In December 2009, American subcontractor Alan Gross was imprisoned in Cuba and sentenced to 15 years for acts against the independence and territory of the state. While both the Obama administration and Cuban officials are keen on normalizing relations between the countries, Gross’s imprisonment is understandably impeding diplomacy. The only mutually acceptable remedy to the […]

Taking a stand with sexual misconduct policies

With universities such as Dartmouth, Columbia and the University of Connecticut coming under fire for their increased reports of sexual assault, many campuses are being pressured to reevaluate their sexual misconduct policies. Last month, President Obama launched an awareness campaign called “It’s On Us” to put an end to sexual assault on college campuses. “An […]