Visibility in the 2015 State of the Union Address

Last night's State of the Union Address from President Obama has called for a lot of action form Congress. I've talked before about Obama attempting to make community college free for American students in the near future, and how this will ultimately benefit the nation as we aim to grow and move forward, but there [...]

Year of Action and Fair Wages in SOTU

Year of Action and Fair Wages in SOTU

According to President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address which took place Tuesday, this is the “year of action.” The president reiterated some of his past legislative priorities by promising to close the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and to reform unemployment insurance, but he also spoke about developing regulations to limit carbon emissions [...]

The Biggest Issues Generation Y Faces Today

The Biggest Issues Generation Y Faces Today

As Published In Miss Millennia Magazine Generation Y is unlike any other generation in our history. With a touch of a button, and the switching on of a mobile cellular device, we are instantaneously connected to the four corners of the earth, and can communicate and express our thoughts with the entire world. We have [...]

In The Aftermath of the Trayvon Martin Case

In The Aftermath of the Trayvon Martin Case

As Published in Miss Millennia Magazine The “death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy,” said President Barack Obama in a statement a day after the verdict in the George Zimmerman on CNN. “Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America. I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in [...]

Women and Politics

Women and Politics

“I didn't run to make history, I ran to make a difference,” said Wisconsin’s newly elected female and first openly gay person elected to the U.S. Senate, Rep. Tammy Baldwin, but it’s probably safe to say that she is on her way to make history while accomplishing her goal to make a difference. Senator Baldwin [...]

A Youthful Voice

A Youthful Voice

I was armed with my laptop streaming live coverage of the event through various web and news sites, I listened to my phone streaming special live coverage from NPR, and I kept in touch with friends watching the election unfold through Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and text. We were all pumped and excited to the point [...]

The Importance Of Being Politically Aware

Re-posted from UloopCPP Conversations about the upcoming Presidential election have been popping up practically everywhere I go. News stories and opinions fly off the handle from people of all ages, and stated beliefs and facts tumble into some incredibly interesting debates. I absolutely love discussing news and politics with anyone willing to sit down for [...]

Religion In Politics: Why Is This Even A Thing?

"I am not the Catholic candidate for President. I am the Democratic Party candidate for President who also happens to be a Catholic. I do not speak for my Church on public matters – and the Church does not speak for me…No one asked me my religion [serving the Navy] in the South Pacific." President [...]

CISPA Passed?!

I think we all remember the raising of awareness and protest against the cyber-oriented bills, SOPA and PIPA were going on or maybe even ACTA if you kept up with the news. If not then you probably remember not being able to rip-off your homework form Wikipedia earlier this year. This time CISPA, or the [...]

Why You Should Vote Obama If You Have a Uterus

I’ve talked a little before about how a lot of the Republican candidates for the 2012 presidential election were very confused about where they stood on the issues. During his 2002 campaign for governor, Romney supported abortion rights saying “I will preserve and protect a women’s right to choose,” during a debate against his Democratic [...]