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Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A good political satirist is able to use comedy to highlight the important parts of the news by knowing what to mock and what to take seriously, and in so doing they are able to make their message that much more impactful.

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

Millennials Should Be Excited for Clinton

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton is not Donald Trump with a few different policies and a better makeup artist. She is an intelligent, hardworking woman who has already accomplished an astonishing amount for this country, and who will continue to do so if elected president.

Millennial Homeownership is More Dream Than Reality

Millennial Homeownership is More Dream Than Reality

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A spectre is haunting America — the spectre of renting.

Alvarez Defeat Shows Millennial Activism is Alive and Well

Alvarez Defeat Shows Millennial Activism is Alive and Well

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Young people, especially young people of color, are turning their political visions into reality in profound ways across the nation. Their advocacy is not constrained solely to social media and protesting chalked messages — it directly yields tangible political change.

Tech education ideal, but not possible for all

Tech education ideal, but not possible for all

September 10, 2013


Filed under Opinion

In the past seven months, the U.S. employment rate of those between 20 and 24 rose from 60.6 percent to 65.5 percent. But in the entirety of the economic recovery, those numbers aren’t encouraging. They’re indicative of the economic stagnation of the Millennial generation. We’ve touched this num...