Staying politically engaged over winter break

Staying politically engaged over winter break

A dire trap to be aware of this coming winter break is that, while away from the stress of college life, one might make the horrible mistake of thinking that the world is a good place. Thankfully, a cure for...
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Be thankful if you avoided politics this Thanksgiving

Be thankful if you avoided politics this Thanksgiving

Talking politics with your family at Thanksgiving is not fun. The chances that either participant in the conversation has a real revelation about the issue at hand is simply astronomical. The only thing worse than arguing with your uncle about...
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Democrats take back control of the House, while Republicans retain control of the Senate

Democrats take back control of the House, while Republicans retain control of the Senate

In a historic election night, the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, while Republicans retained control of the Senate and expanded their majority. With races still to be called in Arizona and...
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Sunshine State gubernatorial race heats up

Sunshine State gubernatorial race heats up

Politics in 2018 is not for the faint of heart. Gubernatorial candidates Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum have been conducting their campaigns with no quarter. The war cries of the candidates’ factions have grown in fervor to the...
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The Activist Newsletter (9/12-9/16)

The Activist Newsletter (9/12-9/16)

Throughout this week (9/19–9/26), activists have the opportunity to participate in phone banking, community meetings, political gatherings and a candidate meet and greet! Read on if you want to get involved regarding local and national politics, community bu...
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Trump says Bull about the Bull Market

Trump says Bull about the Bull Market

Early Monday morning, President Donald J. Trump tweeted out, “The GDP Rate (4.2%) is higher than the Unemployment Rate (3.9%) for the first time in over 100 years!” Unfortunately for Trump, that statistic was not true. Unfortunately for his critics,...
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Rising seas will alter the politics and future of Florida

Rising seas will alter the politics and future of Florida

Climate Change in South Florida   As 2016 comes to a close, it might seem like most people are aware of climate change and hopefully accept the reality of it. After all, this year is predicted to be the hottest...
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The who what where and when of the 2016 presidental elections

The who what where and when of the 2016 presidental elections

The most common question of the election season is of course who to vote for. However, with election day rapidly approaching, it is important for people to not only know who they are voting for, but how to vote, what...
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Send in the drones? Recently released documents reveal how drone targets are chosen

A document recently released by the Obama administration finally reveals how potential drone targets are chosen. The release is a result of a recent Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and is also part...
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Election 2016: Top three moments we missed this summer

Election 2016: Top three moments we missed this summer

  Clinton pulls a trump card at Democratic Convention   On July 26, Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to become the American Democratic nominee. On the final day of the Democratic National Convention, Clinton took the stage...
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