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Students Upset, Not Surprised, at Kavanaugh Confirmation

Students Upset, Not Surprised, at Kavanaugh Confirmation

October 30, 2018

“I think that this sort of event was bound to happen based on our current political climate and the #MeToo movement. I’m not surprised that Kavanaugh got confirmed, and even if he didn’t, some equally qualified, conservative judge would have been appointed since I doubt the Democrats will win the Senate.”

Summer News Timeline

Summer News Timeline

September 27, 2018

Sun-Jung Yum This piece also appears in our September 2018 print edition....

Trump Proposes Cuts to Food Security Programs

Sophie Harrington, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018

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Each year, over 45 million Americans receive assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as “food stamps.” This government “safety net” program provides low-income citizens with electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards, which function like debit cards and allow people to purchase groceries and food products at supermarkets. Howev...

Conor Lamb: A Case Study in Democratic Politics

Conor Lamb: A Case Study in Democratic Politics

April 24, 2018

  On the night of March 13th, 2018, Democrat Conor Lamb claimed victory in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional distr...

CRLS Students Weigh in on Time’s Up, #MeToo Movement

CRLS Students Weigh in on Time’s Up, #MeToo Movement

January 30, 2018

In the midst of the Cold War, nearing the turn of the decade into the ’50s, the House Un-American Activities Committee launched an investigation on me...

Anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration Sparks Reflection

Anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration Sparks Reflection

January 30, 2018

January, 2018, marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration. Shortly after the polls closed in November, 2016, and it became clear that Donald Trump had been elected to office, many demonstr...

CRLS Responds to President Trump’s Travel Ban

CRLS Responds to President Trump’s Travel Ban

November 29, 2017

On Sunday, September 24th, President Trump issued a new executive order barring almost all travel to countries seen as insecure by the Department of H...

Referendum in Catalonia

Referendum in Catalonia

October 30, 2017

On October 1st, 2017, over two million Catalans took to the polls to decide the fate of their autonomous community. Catalonia, one of Spain’s seventeen regi...

Nuclear War with North Korea: CRLS Weighs in

Nuclear War with North Korea: CRLS Weighs in

October 30, 2017

“I don’t know that I am that scared of [North Korea]. In this case, what is scary is the rhetoric and the bellicose language coming from Kim Jong-u...

September News Timeline

Fredrika Åkerman, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

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An update on international events in September 2017.

Climate Change Update: Where the U.S. Stands

Climate Change Update: Where the U.S. Stands

September 28, 2017

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, climate scientists are suggesting that human activity dramatically intensified the behavior of the storms an...

New England Storm Preparations Begin to Form

Isabelle Agee-Jacobson, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

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A little over three weeks ago, the historically disastrous storm known as Hurricane Harvey devastated much of eastern Texas and Louisiana. This unprecedented storm resulted in the deaths of 39 people, turned streets into rivers, and demolished the region in such a way that the recovery effort will last several years. Shocked by this disaster, many coastal cities around the co...

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