Trump administration opens term turbulently

The resignation of former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, marked yet another upright nail in the Trump presidency’s recklessly built bed of them. With a hectic month of executive orders, super-majority meanderings and intelligence leaks, the Trump administration has recorded perhaps the most turbulent and…

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Catalyst’s Declassified: Finals Survival Guide

  As the semester approaches its end, an air of tension seems to choke the campus. Deadlines are closing in, essays are piling up and, most unfortunately, finals are near. Finals week is unfamiliar territory for first-year students like me. In order to prepare for…

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How to survive Winter Break

I don’t mean to assume but I’m willing to wager that some of you share the same apprehension I have of going home for break. The way it goes for me, I feel like a fish out of water for about a week, bored and…

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Hate speech hurled at NCF students of color

CONTENT WARNING: This article describes real instances of extreme racism and sexism, including uses of slurs. Since Donald Trump’s election, a wave of intimidation, violence and harassment against minorities has swept the country. News feeds have been riddled with headlines like, “Student wearing hijab threatened…

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The Electoral College: a defective elective system?

    The electoral college has existed since the drafting of the Constitution, but many argue that it is an outdated form of government. In two of the last five presidential elections, the winner of the popular vote lost the electoral college vote, raising questions…

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