Trump should set aside his ego

Dinner for journalists significant

President Trump recently announced via Twitter that he will not be attending the annual White House correspondents dinner. The historical dinner, hosted by the White House Correspondents’ Association, has taken place since 1921. It has served as a satiric outlet for both sitting presidents and journalists alike. In addition, all proceeds from the lofty ticket […]

Bring back dinner parties

Quality time, conversation as food for the body politic

Remember when everyone thought 2016 was the worst year ever all because of an Alice-in-Wonderland-style election cycle that culminated in the coronation of the preferred candidate of the Ku Klux Klan, along with the death of a thousand celebrities? But then 2017 hit. Already, people from all minority groups, especially undocumented immigrants, are beginning to […]

EPA nomination foolish

Pruitt, climate change denier, not fit for office

This is a call out. Scott Pruitt is a total snake. Pruitt, for those who are unfamiliar, was confirmed by the Senate last week to head the Environmental Protection Agency, or the EPA. Ironically, the now former Attorney General of Oklahoma is known to have sued the EPA, the very organization he is now leading, […]

It is OK to love One Direction

Women’s passions, interests not to be shamed

“Every time I get concerned today, I just remind myself that teenage girls are going to save the whole damn world,” tweeted Phillip Picardi, acknowledging the influence that teenage girls have on society. This is a statement you don’t hear often – if at all – as the interests and passions of teenage girls and […]

Editorial Comment

Hypocrisy of Trump palpable

In 1997, President Donald Trump watched his 16-year-old daughter Ivanka host the Miss Teen USA pageant. He turned to the then-Miss Universe, Brook Antoinette Mahealani Lee, and asked: “Don’t you think my daughter’s hot? She’s hot, right?” Then, in 2006, during an interview on The View, he made a comment regarding Ivanka’s Playboy photoshoot. He […]