Trump Insists on Visiting Pittsburgh as Victim’s Family Refuses to See Him

President Trump visited Pittsburgh on Tuesday to pay respect to those affected by the deadly shooting last week. His presence, however, escalated tensions in the grief-stricken city amidst widespread accusations that his divisive rhetoric was part of what caused the tragedy in the first place. Pittsburgh’s Democratic mayor Bill Peduto had previously advised the presidentRead More

“Trump” Name to be Removed from Manhattan Condo Building

After more than 20 years under the Trump brand, Manhattan condominium “Trump Place” is dropping the president’s last name. Instead, it will simply be known as “200 Riverside Boulevard.” Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the 46-story building stands proudly between 69th and 70th Streets. Along with a number of residential units, hotels, casinosRead More

Hundreds Arrested at Anti-Kavanaugh Protest

Comedian Amy Schumer and model Emily Ratajkowski, along with 300 anti-Kavanaugh protestors, were arrested and detained in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, as thousands of demonstrators marched down the Senate Office Building where the confirmation vote of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to occur. Among the massive crowd, Schumer was spotted holding a “WeRead More

Appearing on Fox News by mistake, a senator criticized Trump on air

Fox News, which is known for often attempting to defend the Trump administration’s policies, accidentally gave an outlet to the voice they so viciously attempt to silence. On Monday, the news channel was set to interview a Democratic candidate for Congress Ann Kirkpatrick, who had recently caused controversy for supporting actions from the U.S. Immigration andRead More

Woman Climbs the Statue of Liberty on Fourth of July to Protest Trump’s Immigration Policies

Protests regarding the Trump Administration’s immigration policies reached new heights on the Fourth of July. A woman, later identified as Therese Okoumou, climbed onto the base of the Statue of Liberty and managed to remain there for three hours. Police eventually managed to bring Okoumou down, and subsequently placed her into custody. Her actions causedRead More

Afghans Who Marched Hundreds of Miles for Peace Arrive in Kabul

On Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan, 65 activists took to the streets to protest for peace. “We want Peace!” and “No War!” This is what the people of Afghanistan screamed as they made their way across the Afghan capital, promoting an end to violence and death. All the activists were enthusiastic and passionate, but by theRead More

Citizens Clash with Government in Kabul, Afghanistan

Citizens angered about a massive truck bombing that occurred earlier this week have begun to rumble throughout the streets of Kabul on Friday, June 2.  This anti-government protest has declined into a violent street brawl; authorities and security forces have begun to open fire at crowds, using armored vehicles to chase demonstrators away. According toRead More

Action to Condemn Turkish Security Personnel Being Taken

On May 16th President Trump met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the house of the Turkish ambassador. While the meeting was taking place inside, a peaceful protest began outside. Instead of it being handled calmly, the Turkish Security Personnel took violent action to handle the situation. When all was said and done, 11 peopleRead More

Notre Dame Graduates?

This past weekend, I like many other college undergrads, had the opportunity to volunteer at their school’s graduation. It was a beautiful ceremony that ran with no hiccups. However, at my schools more well-known sister school Notre Dame, this was not the case. As Vice President Pence stood up on the stage and delivered theRead More

Protestors Slaughter Lamb in Bizarre Auschwitz Stunt

Memorials matter. Shrines, statues, and monuments celebrate courage, lament tragedy, and force onlookers to internalize the fact that many freedoms we enjoy today were purchased with our ancestors’ blood, sweat, and tears. Auschwitz-Birkenau, a closed German Nazi concentration camp, is perhaps the world’s most well-known memorial. We cannot fully understand Auschwitz’s importance without knowing itsRead More