Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 11:07am

When the House Judiciary Committee approved articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in December, Chairman and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., declared that it was “a solemn and sad day.”

In retrospect, Nadler could not have been more right — just for all the wrong reasons. The impeachment trial against President Trump was a deeply unsettling spectacle that targeted far more than the current occupant of the White House. It ripped at the very fabric of our country. 

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 2:53pm

In the last few years, whether it be on our campus or halfway across the world, our anxiety around climate change has hit an unprecedented level — dominating conversations, protests and activism on practically every continent.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:04pm

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect after being ratified by the United States, Mexico and Canada. With the passage of this revolutionary measure, these three countries formed the largest free market in the world and have since enjoyed low barriers to trade, limited tariffs, improved investment opportunities and intellectual property rights. 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:12pm

We all know attending college in this country has gotten expensive. In the last three decades, taking inflation into account, the average cost of attending a four-year institution in this country has doubled, while data indicates the price tag of earning a college degree rose eight times faster than wages in that same timespan. 

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 5:52pm

You’ve probably heard of the Affordable Care Act, a legislative measure signed by former President Barack Obama that sought to address some of the underlying issues in our national health care system.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 1:49pm

Whether you think about our rusting bridges, pothole-riddled roads or antiquated water and electrical systems, you have surely noticed the alarming state of our old and decaying infrastructure. You should be alarmed. A recent report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers confirmed what most Americans already suspected: The U.S.’s neglected infrastructure is in the middle of a serious crisis.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 2:10pm

For many, taxes have always been a dreaded and inevitable fact of life. Considering the sheer complexity of the system and the stress that often comes with sending the check off to the government, paying taxes — while being essential to the well-being of our society — is ultimately difficult at times.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 2:57pm

 After tweeting “... trade wars are good, and easy to win” about a year and a half ago in reference to our nation’s growing trade tensions with China at that point, President Donald Trump was right about one thing.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:46pm
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At the end of July in downtown Detroit, the crowded Democratic field of presidential candidates took the stage at the Fox Theatre in the midst of what could be another severely divisive election cycle in America.