Multiple Explosive Devices Intended for Notable Targets Are Intercepted, Suspect Arrested

The story that has gripped our nation for multiple days has now seemingly come to an end with the arrest of a suspect in Florida today, October 26th, 2018. Beginning earlier this week, the packages were observed to contain crude pipe bombs filled with shrapnel. The throughline between all intended targets were vocal decriers of President Trump, with names such as Former President Barack Obama, Former Presidential Candidate Hilary Clinton, investor George Soros, former Vice President Joe Biden, famous actor Robert De Niro and various other people of political power including senators…

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Hires Conservative Cartoonist to Replace Trump Critic

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hired conservative cartoonist Steven Kelley to replace Rob Rogers, who was fired four months ago for publishing a series of anti-Trump political cartoons. The paper has attracted much negative attention for censoring political expressions it does not agree with. After working for the paper for 34 years, Rogers found it increasingly difficult to publish his cartoons ever since the start of Trump’s presidency.     Before Trump, the paper might reject one or two of his cartoons every year. Beginning this year, however, the paper spiked 19…

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Is Harvard’s Admission Process Rigged Against Asian Americans?

  No sufferings by black Americans, past or present, can justify admitting white students to an elite San Francisco public high school over better-qualified Chinese American students who applied —Thomas Sowell   Why do Asian Americans consistently suffer from the lowest admission rate to Harvard University? Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), an organization representing Asian American students, raised the question in November 2014. This week, the Ivy League school finally went on trial for its alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants. Every year, Harvard goes through more than 40,000 applicants…

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White Man Claimed He Tripped and Accidentally Shot at 14-year-old Black Teen

A white man from Michigan on Friday was found guilty of assault for firing his shotgun at an African-American teenager who merely wanted to ask for directions to school. On the morning of April 12th, a 14-year-old boy Brennan Walker slept through his alarm and missed his school bus to Rochester High School. Thinking that he would instead go to school on foot and realizing after moments of walking that he had lost his way, Brennan knocked on the door of a nearby Rochester Hills home for help. Little did…

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Nadia Murad: from ISIS Sex Slave to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has gone to anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. As Brett Kavanaugh’s bitter nomination fight monopolizes all conversations of sexual violence, the work of Murad— a Yazidi rape survivor—and Mukweg— a Congolese gynecologist—urges everyone to look beyond partisan squabbling in the U.S. and recognizes the sheer brutality faced by women all over the world. Both award recipients come to represent the global battle against gender-based violence. Murad’s story, especially, showcases the active role of the sexual assault survivors as they turn their tragic past…

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