Taking a Stand on Standing Rock – by Patrick Deary

The Standing Rock reservation has been the site of much controversy these past few months, issues including the environment, Native American rights, and police brutality present in this intense standoff.  The fact that it took President Obama so long to intervene made people question his abilities during his last year as Commander-in-Chief.  In the end,…

2016-2017 FAFSA Application — by Patrick Deary

FAFSA is one of the vital forms high school seniors need to complete while gathering all of their college application materials together.  In a time when college is extremely expensive, students need the best financial package to avoid debt after college.  The FAFSA helps with this by finding out the family’s financial profile to decide…

The Victory of Donald Trump – by Jacob Brahm

On the day before the election well-respected, non-partisan website fivethirtyeight gave Trump a less than 30% chance of winning. Defying all expectations, logic, and political norms, he won somehow. The question is: Where do we go from here? Trump ran on a platform of national populism. What does that mean? Dictionary.com defines populism as “various,…