September 29, 2017 Logan Kolas

Is the Critic’s Problem with the 12th or the 10th? The Electoral College isn’t perfect, but it is better than the alternative. To date, there have been five instances of the Electoral College and the popular vote not meshing: Quincy Adams over Jackson (1824), Hayes over Tilden (1876), Harrison over…

September 27, 2017 Mollie Finnegan 1Comment

The way in which universities handle sexual assault cases is a problem. Passed in 1972, Title IX was included in the Educational Amendments, which prohibited any discrimination in federally funded education and athletic programs based on gender. Signed into law by President Nixon, Title IX has mostly been recognized for…

September 26, 2017 Peyton Hahn 1Comment

Put aside the way in which they protested. Let’s focus on their motivation to protest. President Trump’s speech at an Alabama rally Friday night has sparked massive discussion and controversy around the interaction between sports and politics. On Sunday morning, ESPN spent the first 15 minutes of its “NFL Sunday…

September 23, 2017 Brad Johnson 7Comment

A democracy, the United States is not. Almost daily, an error which many may deem insignificant is made. Whether in the classroom, on talk shows, or just on social media, there is a constant misidentification of America’s system of government; America is a constitutional republic, not a democracy. Many brush…

September 22, 2017 Kyle Kirker

The way in which they protested distracts from their argument. The Bengals lost yet another game on Sunday, but it wasn’t the usual disappointment that accompanies Cincinnati sports fandom that grabbed the headlines. While dozens of NFL players across the nation knelt during the national anthem, the Cincinnati Bengals remained…

September 19, 2017 Logan Kolas

To read the Liberal opinion, click here. The Presidential-Congressional partisan line is beginning to blur. Within the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has sided with Democratic Congressional Leaders Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at least once. Accusations of a second partisan leap regarding DACA immigration measures are…

September 19, 2017 Sam Medert

To read the Conservative opinion, click here. The Presidential-Congressional partisan line is beginning to blur. The presidency of Donald Trump so far has been, to say the least, unpredictable. Within essentially every facet of his administration there have been major surprises. From the firing of pretty much everyone you’ve ever…

September 17, 2017 Cody Rizzuto

On this Constitution Day, we reflect upon the sacrifices made to ensure its preservation. The Constitution has become a relic. A dusty, fading piece of yellowed paper languishing away in a glass case on Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation’s capitol. Its original purpose has been shaken off by academics across…

September 14, 2017 Cody Rizzuto & Brad Johnson 1Comment

What Progressivism tries its hardest to hide. The legacy of American Progressivism today carries connotations such as inclusivity, empathy, and tolerance. Despite how much modern progressives would like to claim this as its heritage, history — their history — paints a dramatically different picture. The truth behind American Progressivism is…

September 13, 2017 Brad Johnson

The pandering is back — or, rather, it never went away. The Fall of 2017 has brought with it the debut of a new book reflecting upon the madness of a year’s past. What’s different about this book is that its byline comprises of one of the very catalysts of…