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Not The First And Not The Last: 108 Columbia Students Arrested For Anti-War Protests

Not The First And Not The Last: 108 Columbia Students Arrested For Anti-War Protests

Ameenah Syed May 9, 2024

Friday, April 19th, 2024– 108 student protesters at Columbia University have been arrested by the NYPD after Nemat Shafik, Colombia's President, authorized police to clear the many tents set up by protesters in Columbia University’s designated “free...

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The Vatican Weighs In On Cultural Clashes

The Vatican Weighs In On Cultural Clashes

Benjamin Nguyen May 9, 2024

The Vatican, on April 8th, released a document condemning surrogacy, transgenderism, and sex changes, as well as gender theory as threats to human dignity.  The document, entitled the Declaration “Dignitas Infinita” on Human Dignity comes amid heated...

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6-Year-Old Found Decomposed After 12 Days Trapped in Vehicle With Familys Corpses

6-Year-Old Found Decomposed After 12 Days Trapped in Vehicle With Family’s Corpses

Ameenah Syed February 15, 2024

6-year-old Hind Rajab was evacuating from Gaza with her uncle when they got caught in an Israeli ground offensive. Her cousin, aged 15, then called the Palestinian Red Crescent for rescue.  “They are shooting at us… The tank is next to me” said...

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DeSantis Drops Out: Endorses Trump

DeSantis Drops Out: Endorses Trump

Benjamin Nguyen February 1, 2024

On Sunday, January 21st, Governor Ron DeSantis suspended his campaign to be the Republican nominee for President of the United States.  This came almost a week after his second-place finish in the Iowa caucus, carrying 9 delegates and 21.2% of the vote,...

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Buckeye Brief III: DeWine Vetoes SAFE Act; Assembly Overrides

Buckeye Brief III: DeWine Vetoes SAFE Act; Assembly Overrides

Benjamin Nguyen February 1, 2024

Ohio Republican Governor Mike DeWine vetoed the Saving Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act on Dec. 29th, 2023.  His move resulted in overwhelming backlash from his own party and particularly the Ohio General Assembly, which is controlled by a...

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How to Lie to The American People: Media Censoring Edition

How to Lie to The American People: Media Censoring Edition

Ameenah Syed January 31, 2024

Mainstream media is witnessing an epidemic of carefully selected, blatantly misconstrued language in it’s reporting – the bulk of which is working to conceal the facts of the ongoing Gazan Genocide, beginning in 1948 after the Nakba (illegal colonization...

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The Unfiltered Argument For Israel

The Unfiltered Argument For Israel

Benjamin Nguyen December 14, 2023

Israel is a situation not unlike my own story, beginning in Saigon, South Vietnam.  America had promised support but as public support turned, so did the tide of war.  South Vietnam fell on April 30th, 1975.  The Fall of Saigon marks a pivotal point...

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Buckeye Brief II: Senate Election 2024

Buckeye Brief II: Senate Election 2024

Benjamin Nguyen November 16, 2023

Election season is back, as Ohio prepares for what is forming to be a heavily contested Senate Election.  Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown is up for re-election, for what could be his third term as a US Senator, having served since 2007.  Senator Brown is...

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Buckeye Brief I: Ohio November Issue 1 & 2

Buckeye Brief I: Ohio November Issue 1 & 2

Benjamin Nguyen November 6, 2023

On November 7th, Ohioans will decide whether or not to put into law, or reject, Issues 1 & 2 of the 2023 November Ohio Election.  These measures have raked in millions of dollars for both sides' ability to campaign in getting out the messages: Yes...

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Snapchat AI - Friend or Foe?

Snapchat AI – Friend or Foe?

Ren Chaffee May 1, 2023

Snapchat recently added a feature called MyAI - a chatbot designed to give out unbiased and accurate advice and be someone to talk to. At first, to use it people had to apply for a $3.99 subscription but now the feature is free for all to use. Many new...

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Joe’s All In: President Biden Runs For Re-Election

Joe’s All In: President Biden Runs For Re-Election

Benjamin Nguyen May 1, 2023

President Biden formally announced on Tuesday, April 25th, that he is running for re-election.  The 80-year-old Biden asked the American people to re-elect him in 2024 saying “Let’s get the job done!”  The President faces an uphill battle as he...

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Is AI Chatting The New Future?

Is AI Chatting The New Future?

Thomas Price, Website Manager May 1, 2023

On Friday, April 21st, Snapchat released its AI to its users for free, after previously keeping it restricted for only Snapchat + users to use by paying for its service. The bot has an extensive list of features, from understanding complex math problems...

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