Biden’s Fiasco in Afghanistan

 In a matter of weeks, the Taliban swept through Afghanistan – taking provincial capital after provincial capital. On August 15, 2021, the nation of Afghanistan collapsed—and was forever changed. Gone were the ideals of liberal democracy, increasing economic conditions and women’s full participation in society. Now, an authoritarian regime that has no interest in human … Continue reading

The Case for Justice Amy Coney Barrett

 The Case for Justice Amy Coney Barrett   Ethan Bauck ’22Contributing Writer  On October 26th, at eight o’clock in the evening, America’s newest Justice, Amy Coney Barrett, was confirmed to the Supreme Court by a 52-48 vote. Justice Barrett is now the fifth woman to serve on the Court. She joins her colleagues, Justices Sonia Sotomayor … Continue reading

Don’t Defund Police Departments: A Plea

Don’t Defund Police Departments: A Plea Ethan Bauck ’22 After the death of George Floyd, calls to “defund the police” have risen. While this message has existed for a while, it has gained significant traction in the modern political landscape. The intentions of those wishing to defund departments vary, ranging from slight budget reductions to … Continue reading