Occupy The Hill

One hundred days into Donald Trump’s presidency, Democrats are still reeling from an election that left them the most powerless they have been in nearly a decade. Democrats are also making efforts to bridge the gap between the moderates and Bernie Sanders supporters who still hold bitterness towards his primary loss. Unfortunately for moderates, Sanders […]

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Cash Me Outside Girl: A Crash Course in Racial Double Standards

Over last several months, Danielle Bregoli–the catch me outside girl– flooded my newsfeed. If I wasn’t hearing about Milo Yiannopoulos or Tomi Lahren, I was hearing about her. Like Yiannopoulos, I didn’t understand the appeal. I’ve watched the video many times and it never got funny.  But everyone else around me seemed to think it […]

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Tomi Lahren’s Oscar Rant, Deconstructed

It’s  not unusual for the Academy Awards to get political. This year, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi and winner of the Best Foreign Film category for his movie, The Salesman, boycotted the ceremony due to President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-dominated countries. Trump eventually plans to sign a revised executive order on the now lifted […]

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If You Give a Provocateur a Platform

Nearly a year ago, it was impossible to log on to Facebook and not see Milo Yiannopoulos’ content. The Breitbart senior editor was the quite unusual celebrity. Similar to Tomi Lahren, Yiannopoulos has a unique talent most conservatives are unable to match; an ability to appeal to millennials. As liberal protests on university campuses became […]

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The Mall is Still the Worst Place To Get Your Ears Pierced

I didn’t get my ears pierced until I was 13-years-old. I remember going to the Piercing Pagoda kiosk in my hometown mall and feeling embarrassed my parents took so long to let me get my ears pierced. I felt as if everyone was watching me. Now that I am ten years wiser, I realize that […]

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A Day Without Immigrants: When The Food Service Industry Speaks Out

As a resident of Washington, DC, I’ve noticed that there seems to be a protest or rally every week since Donald Trump became the 45th president. Last month, the Washington Post referred to this phenomenon as the “new brunch.” Recently, I received an alert from Meetup.com informing me of a new meetup group where individuals get […]

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Grab Your Wallet: The Ulitmate Privilege

On Thursday, February 2, Nordstrom announced it would be reducing stock of First Daughter Ivanka Trump’s clothing line due to poor performance. On Friday, February 3, Neiman Marcus announced they would drop her jewelry brand as well. In the past few days, I’ve noticed many individuals pat themselves on the back, declaring that voting with […]

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