• A Millennial’s View of Candidate Trump
  • An Unnecessary Struggle: Humanitarian and Development Efforts Need Not be at Odds
  • All Tied Up: The Vital Need for Research on Gun Violence
  • My Experience With Guns, and What We Should Do
  • A Millennial’s View of Candidate Trump

    A Millennial’s View of Candidate Trump

    Ted Jacobi, Staff Writer If you’re anything like me, you find the rise of Candidate Trump fascinating. I want to clarify that I consider Candidate Trump and Donald J. Trump to be different. Donald J. Trump is a basic private citizen; he is rash, egotistical, and energized by the attention. […]

  • An Unnecessary Struggle: Humanitarian and Development Efforts Need Not be at Odds

    An Unnecessary Struggle: Humanitarian and Development Efforts Need Not be at Odds

    Christalyn Steers McCrum, Guest Contributor Not every humanitarian crisis occurs in a developing area, and not every developing area needs a humanitarian response. But what happens when a natural disaster strikes “a fragile … [and] post-conflict state,” such as Haiti, which was devastated by an earthquake in 2010? Will humanitarian […]

  • All Tied Up: The Vital Need for Research on Gun Violence

    All Tied Up: The Vital Need for Research on Gun Violence

    Sumit Kumar, Managing Editor Today, there remains one unfortunate cold hard fact; the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), still lacks public funding for research on gun violence. To put this into perspective consider the following; every day on average, there are almost 300 Americans who are shot, 90 of whom are […]

  • My Experience With Guns, and What We Should Do

    My Experience With Guns, and What We Should Do

    Jason Hansman, Staff Writer This is not a story about how I grew up with guns, as I did not. The first time I held a firearm I was 18 and in Basic Combat Training for the Army. Safety and responsibility where highly emphasized. There is nothing more controlled in […]

 

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A Millennial’s View of Candidate Trump

A Millennial’s View of Candidate Trump

Ted Jacobi, Staff Writer If you’re anything like me, you find the rise of Candidate Trump fascinating. I want to clarify that I consider Candidate Trump and Donald J. Trump to be different. Donald J. Trump is a basic private citizen; he is rash, egotistical, and energized by the attention. […]

 
 

An Unnecessary Struggle: Humanitarian and Development Efforts Need Not be at Odds

An Unnecessary Struggle: Humanitarian and Development Efforts Need Not be at Odds

Christalyn Steers McCrum, Guest Contributor Not every humanitarian crisis occurs in a developing area, and not every developing area needs a humanitarian response. But what happens when a natural disaster strikes “a fragile … [and] post-conflict state,” such as Haiti, which was devastated by an earthquake in 2010? Will humanitarian […]

 
 

All Tied Up: The Vital Need for Research on Gun Violence

All Tied Up: The Vital Need for Research on Gun Violence

Sumit Kumar, Managing Editor Today, there remains one unfortunate cold hard fact; the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), still lacks public funding for research on gun violence. To put this into perspective consider the following; every day on average, there are almost 300 Americans who are shot, 90 of whom are […]

 
 

My Experience With Guns, and What We Should Do

My Experience With Guns, and What We Should Do

Jason Hansman, Staff Writer This is not a story about how I grew up with guns, as I did not. The first time I held a firearm I was 18 and in Basic Combat Training for the Army. Safety and responsibility where highly emphasized. There is nothing more controlled in […]

 
 

Untrained SROs are Criminalizing our Schools

Untrained SROs are Criminalizing our Schools

Saye Joseph, Staff Writer School Resource Officers (SROs) are placed in schools in the hopes of improving the relationship between law enforcement and citizens. The intended role of SROs is to prevent and respond to school-based crime, create a positive relationship among law enforcement, educators, and youth, and promote a […]

 
 

Republican Candidates Offer Little Substance on Health Reform

Republican Candidates Offer Little Substance on Health Reform

Cary Blum, Contributing Editor This week’s Republican presidential debate provided ample entertainment for politics-as-reality-TV junkies who thrive on one-liners, interruptions, and eye-rolls.  It even offered a sliver of meaningful debate on topics like foreign policy. But given the nearly three-hour duration of the affair, there was strikingly little discussion of […]

 
 

What It Means to Be a Public Servant?

What It Means to Be a Public Servant?

Jason Hansman, Staff Writer We are now a couple of months removed from one of the more public examples of a public servant taking a subjective interpretation of the law. The actions of a small county clerk in Kentucky became a lightning rod for those taking varied sides of a […]

 
 

Public Service in the Age of Trump

Public Service in the Age of Trump

Raniah El-Gendi, Contributing Editor Let’s begin with an important clarification: This piece will NOT be about Donald Trump (who, in accordance with J.K. Rowling’s views, will from here on mostly be referred to as “He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named”). But through all his hateful statements, Donald (HWMNBN) has an ironically uncanny ability to evoke […]

 
 

NIH Biomedical Innovation Should Not Fall Victim to Partisan Politics

NIH Biomedical Innovation Should Not Fall Victim to Partisan Politics

Michael Avgerinos, Staff Writer One of the few areas upon which both parties in Congress agree is the need for cutting-edge biomedical research, yet last month’s budget agreement subjects the National Institutes of Health (NIH) allocation to congressional horse-trading behind closed doors. October’s budget deal lifts defense and non-defense spending […]

 
 

Non-Profit Metrics: Measuring What Matters

Non-Profit Metrics: Measuring What Matters

Luke Douglas, Staff Writer Individuals and governments have to continually make hard decisions on how to best support non-profits who serve a broad range of people depending on this mission. Monetary donations are a tremendous help, but which of the many deserving organizations should receive funding? We need to examine […]