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Dana Chen

Op-ed

What Comey Means to the Trump Administration

When President Trump tweeted this on May 12th, 2017, it sparked James Comey to leak pieces of his written memos regarding his previous interactions with the president himself. James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017 With the finished testimony highlighting Trump calling for Comey’s “loyalty,” Comey documents his uncomfortable interactions regarding the President’s ideas and behaviors.

Op-ed

The Environment Is Dying and We Just Made It Worse

In case you don’t know, President Trump has decided to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accords. Even with the 3-year process ahead of us, people are now asking themselves (again): what is happening? Here’s a bit of background: the Paris Climate Accords was created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and has been used throughout multiple countries to attempt to reduce global warming. This deal has been signed by

Op-ed

AI Technology: Why It’s In

Technology has developed since the start of the industrial revolution, which has brought mass communication around the world. From the steam engine to the telephone wire, the United States and Europe have been the leading countries in technological developments. With new scientific research and a push toward new methods of production, AI technology is seen to rise as well. AI technology, also known as artificial intelligence, has steadily been on the rise since the 1980s.

Politics

The Political Chaos in Washington: What’s Happening?

There have only been three things circulating the news for the last 24 hours: Trump, Trump, and Trump. But what’s happened? Comey happened. From President Trump firing him, to the revelation that Trump asked Comey to shut down the F.B.I. investigation into Michael Flynn to the push for Comey to testify about what he knows, things are going downhill fast for the White House. “We need to see the memo, (…) We need to have Comey come

Op-ed

Why Racial Colorblindness is Racist

If you look up the definition for “people of color”, the definition is “a person who is not white or of European parentage.” According to the Center for American Progress, more than half of the demographics of the United States are composed of POC’s. So why are people of color constantly subjugated against? With the current political climate being aimed at primarily non-white citizens, America needs to step back and realize what’s going on. Starting from the literal

Op-ed

Stop Using Gay as an Insult

Here’s a huge public service announcement to everyone out there: STOP USING GAY AS AN INSULT. While you throw around that adjective like an everyday word, people for generations have not only been degraded due to their sexuality, but also have to listen to your ignorant rhetoric due to your (non)sensible actions toward actual vocabulary. I, for one, am not homosexual, making this topic even more concerning considering the fact that these words aren’t directed

Politics

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and Donald Trump: The Striking Similarities

As President Donald Trump’s first 100 Days in office have been scrutinized by literally everyone in the United States, let’s evaluate the wonderful things he has done for women around the country. Even before his inauguration on January 20th, 2016 the President was known for his (anti)woman stance on issues such as the funding of Planned Parenthood. From tweeting about the failures of Planned Parenthood to signing the Mexico City Policy (which removes the ability for non-governmental

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