Candidates Make History in 2017 Election

by Michael McCurry The 2017 elections provided big wins for the Democratic Party. With the victories of Phil Murphy in the New Jersey Governor race and Ralph Northam in the hotly contested Virginia Governor’s race garnering a majority of the nation’s attention, a myriad of historic victories took place at the local level all across the country this election cycle. A parade of barrier-breaking firsts … Continue reading Candidates Make History in 2017 Election

Roy Moore: The Republican Problem

by Ellie Kreidie Two weeks ago, it seemed as if Alabama was about to get a new Republican senator, filling the remaining Senate seat vacated by current Attorney General Jeff Sessions. After Sessions’ appointment, Luther Strange was given the Senate seat and was projected to win the election to take on the remaining years of Sessions’ term. Strange, a favorite from the Republican Party establishment, … Continue reading Roy Moore: The Republican Problem

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Build in Hollywood

by Brittany Greve Hollywood has recently come into the spotlight, not for a new movie or a recent up-and-coming star, but for an abundance of sexual misconduct allegations against A-listers in the industry. In early October of this year, Harvey Weinstein, a producer known for shaping the American film industry and championing liberal causes, was accused of raping three women and sexually assaulting and harassing … Continue reading Sexual Misconduct Allegations Build in Hollywood

Senate Institutes Sexual Harassment Training for Senators and Staff

by Mel Dikert On Thursday, November 9, a resolution was passed in the Senate that will require senators, their staff and their interns to go through mandatory sexual harassment training. The resolution was passed unanimously and “marks the first real step either chamber has taken to change training rules on sexual harassment for congressional offices,” said CNN. Including the interns in this resolution was “particularly … Continue reading Senate Institutes Sexual Harassment Training for Senators and Staff

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Rodney Gilbert Still Doing the Work

     by Alcides Costa      Whether you saw him in passing with his Gucci loafers and Canadian tuxedo or heard about his illustrious acting and directing classes or productions, you knew that the name Rodney Gilbert carried significant weight around Drew University. With notable quotes such as: “Do the Work” and “Mind. Body. Voice. Soul,” he made his statements so articulate and clear … Continue reading Rodney Gilbert Still Doing the Work

New Jersey Woman Arrested in Zimbabwe Over Tweet

by Colleen Dabrowski U.S. citizen and New Jersey native Martha O’Donovan was arrested in her home in Harare, Zimbabwe, on the charge of subversion. Prosecutors cite a tweet that O’Donovan shared which featured an image insinuating the 93-year-old President Mugabe of Zimbabwe used a catheter, calling him a “selfish and sick man.” The prosecutors are escalating the accusations against O’Donovan, now claiming she was planning … Continue reading New Jersey Woman Arrested in Zimbabwe Over Tweet

White People Don’t Get to Define Racism

By Kassel Franco Garibay Not for the first time, this week I had a white straight man try to define my experience as a Mexican living in the United States for me. Over the last year and a half, I have had men make assumptions about what it is like to be a young Mexican woman studying abroad in the U.S. While some assumptions are … Continue reading White People Don’t Get to Define Racism