Hofstra Students Protest for Higher Pay

  Student activists surprised the administration as well as attendants of the Zarb groundbreaking ceremony, who had not expected the protestChants of “higher rates for student pay” shook the South side of the Hofstra University campus on Wednesday as student activists protested the Frank G. Zarb School of Business groundbreaking ceremony, calling on university administrators to provide a fair, … Continue reading Hofstra Students Protest for Higher Pay

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PODCAST: Lack of clarity regarding Trump’s business ties causes concern

President Trump has yet to fully disclose any foreign business dealings he may have – leaving some to question whether or not he has any existing conflicts of interest, particularly with regards to Russia. Politicians on both sides of the aisle have continued to remain skeptical of Trump's attitude towards Russia, as the President has yet to … Continue reading PODCAST: Lack of clarity regarding Trump’s business ties causes concern

Questions about Russian interference loom as first Congressional hearing approaches

The House Intelligence Committee will hold its first hearing regarding Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election this Monday. Among the witnesses scheduled to testify at the hearing include FBI Director James Coney and National Security Director Mike Rogers. The Senate Intelligence Committee has also set a date for a similar hearing of its own … Continue reading Questions about Russian interference loom as first Congressional hearing approaches

CPAC straw poll represents shift in attitude for Republicans

Attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) showed their support for President Donald Trump in this year’s straw poll, with 86 percent of respondents saying they approve of the job Trump is doing. These results, which were released on Saturday during the closing ceremony of the four-day event, represent a marked departure from last year’s conference, … Continue reading CPAC straw poll represents shift in attitude for Republicans

Government watchdog finds cybersecurity vulnerabilities

The Government Accountability Office revealed that four "high impact" agencies are not fully implementing certain cyber security standards prescribed by The National Institute of Standards and Technology. The GAO classifies “high impact” agencies as “those that hold sensitive information, the loss of which could cause individuals, the government, or the nation catastrophic harm.” After surveying 24 … Continue reading Government watchdog finds cybersecurity vulnerabilities

How Does Obama’s Proposed 2015 Federal Budget Stack Up Against What Americans Actually Want?

18 Trillion dollars. If that figure looks familiar, it might be because it reflects the current US National debt. On the other hand, 3.9 trillion may sound a little more obscure when you're talking national finance. However, $3.9 trillion is what the federal government is projected to spend in the 2015 fiscal year. While most of that money will … Continue reading How Does Obama’s Proposed 2015 Federal Budget Stack Up Against What Americans Actually Want?

Gallaudet University Holds March Against Sexual Assault

After a long and uncommonly cold winter, Americans have welcomed April and the official beginning of spring with open arms. However, underneath the return of warm weather are the cold, unavoidable truths that come with Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) reported that annually there are about 293 thousand victims of sexual abuse, with a … Continue reading Gallaudet University Holds March Against Sexual Assault

Aaron Schock’s Resignation Scandal Reflects Broken Campaign Finance Policy

Rep. Aaron Schock has officially resigned amid ongoing questions regarding his spending record. Schock, who has served as a Representative for Illinois for six years, will be handing over his seat at the end of the month. Skepticism regarding Schock's financial record began in February when the Washington Post discovered the Representative's Downton Abbey themed office, and culminated last week when the … Continue reading Aaron Schock’s Resignation Scandal Reflects Broken Campaign Finance Policy