The downfall of Rudy Giuliani

January 20, 2021

In recent months, Rudy Giuliani has become an oddly relevant American political figure as President Donald Trump’s attorney. He has been the main figure - aside from President Trump - alleging voter...

Riots at the Capitol mark the end of the Trump era

U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Photo Credit: Mark Fischer.
Updated at 2:30 pm PST January 7, 2021
January 7, 2021

For the President of the United States, several right-wing politicians and the President’s supporters, January 6, 2021 has long been a crucial day since news sources including Associated Press, CNN and...

Opinion: Bernie Sanders is best for the Democratic Party

June 10, 2020

For many members of the Urban community, the 2020 presidential primaries will be the first time they are eligible to vote and decide for themselves which candidate best represents their interests and values....

Democrats and republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

May 17, 2020

2020-05-15 10.48.01 On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech...

Catching up on the race for the presidency

(L-R) Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez discusses the Conflict of Interest Rule at the Center for American Progress with Congressperson Xavier Becerra, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Cory Booker, Congressperson John Sarbanes, and Congressman John Delaney on April 6, 2016. Photo Credit: Department of Labor
December 1, 2019

With the presidential elections just around the corner and the primary elections approaching fast, it is time for America (and even some Urban students) to decide who they want to be the next President...

Planes, Boats and Concealed Vehicles: The reality of drug trafficking at the border

Infographic of the number of entries into the United States via legal points of entry in 2017 versus the total populations of the US, Mexico, and Central America. Source: Customs and Border Patrol, United States Census Bureau.
By Kian Nassre, Web Editor
February 26, 2019

Amidst the recent government shutdown and the trials of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán for smuggling drugs into the U.S., President Trump’s petition for building a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border has...

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