Flag burning must remain protected

Old Glory has forever been known as a flag stitched by Betsy Ross during the Revolutionary War and has since become a tangible symbol for the freedom of the United States. It is a strong symbol of national identity and pride that aspires to convey to the world the lofty goals of the country. The…


US assumes role of bully with arms deal

President Donald Trump is adding unnecessary fuel to the dangerous  conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The White House responded to the terrorist attacks in Iran on June 7, saying, “We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging…


The Politicker: Republican Party obstructs justice

The testimony of former FBI director James Comey should have come as no surprise to anyone paying attention to recent events. All the while, it is worth noting that Comey is a “nut job” and is completely unreliable as an investigator, at least according to President Donald Trump. Trump’s record shows that anytime he claims…


Baruch administration should reconsider Plaza construction

Since February 2017, the New York City Department of Design and Construction has been conducting renovations on the 25th Street Plaza. According to a statement issued by Katharine T. Cobb, vice president of administration and finance, the underground construction began in order to “replace aging underground infrastructure” in advance of the above-ground construction. Both will…


Waymo sues Uber for alleged theft of self-driving car technology

To better compete with Uber, Lyft has partnered with nuTonomy, a startup founded by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab that develops software for autonomous cars and robots. Since August 2016, nuTonomy has tested its self-driving technology in Singapore, with plans to make the service publicly available in 2018. In the partnership between…


Trump prepares to announce conservative picks for Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump may be preparing to announce the names of two of his nominees for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, multiple reports from Washington claim. The Trump administration has yet to deny press accounts from numerous trusted sources that the president selected Marvin Goodfriend and Randal Quarles as nominees for two of three…

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