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As universities scramble to respond to the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, many are seeking ways to make up for the lost time in class and inconvenience of online learning. Texas A&M University has allowed its students to decide to switch from a conventional A-F grading system to a satisfactory/unsatisfactory system for any of their courses, and…

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In March 2017 the United Nations reported that the question of whether Israel could become an apartheid State in the future had become irrelevant; Israel, the report stated, had already become an apartheid state. Two months later Gov. Abbott proudly signed a bill prohibiting state agencies, …

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Protests along the border between Israel and the Gaza strip have once again led to clashes between Palestinian protestors and the Israeli Defense Forces. The death toll has reached over 1,109 people. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement led by Palestinian Activists has reached a fe…

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The mass shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, has forced us to take a hard look at how to deal the issue of gun violence in the United States. According to CNN, there are roughly 320 million civilian owned guns in the United States. This number m…

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Gun control and gun violence are unsettling topics that resurface after every mass shooting. When tragedy struck Parkland, President Donald Trump proposed that teachers should carry concealed handguns. Teachers are meant to teach not be a form of law enforcement. No one should be forced to c…

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President Donald Trump in his State of the Union, made compromise and working across the aisle the cornerstone of his speech. By making this his message, Trump established he is the leader our nation needs in this time of division. Instead of entrenching himself in partisan politics, he exte…

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Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump gave his annual state of the union address to a polarized capital. Very early in the hour, he established a theme of unity. He would then go on to undermine that theme using coded language to continue a trend of alienating certain Americans as he has d…

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The conflict on Palestinian land that is perpetuated by Israeli forces has long been beyond the scope of any reasonable claim that the Israeli government is simply defending its right to exist. In the aftermath of World War II, Israel was established as a Jewish state by the United Nations P…

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been the center of attention for decades and will most likely continue to be for quite some time. A crucial piece of the history of this issue is the existence of some problematic people that reside in Palestine. Although an astounding number of people be…