Monthly Archives: September 2015

Political discourse in the sound bite era

As the 2016 presidential campaign picks up speed, GOP candidates are beginning to fold. On Sept. 13, Rick Perry was the first to officially...

DC interns: break a leg (or your wrist) to get ahead

Two weeks into my D.C.-based journalism internship, on my first assignment, I was hit hard by a cab on my way to a low-level...

Scott Walker was crowded out

Scott Walker was a legitimate candidate for President, and it is a black mark on the Republican Party’s primary that such a candidate was...

Amy Schumer: feminist ‘trainwreck’

Amy Schumer has recently taken center stage in American pop culture. The provocative comedian is viewed as a trailblazing hero in the world of...

Mattis should lead us into battle

Enough with politicians rolling out tone-deaf stump speeches and academics shilling their websites. This year’s commencement speaker should be someone with chutzpah. Someone with...