Politics

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Will Be At The Olympics Closing Ceremony, But Like, Why?

The 2018 Winter Olympics are coming to an end. The closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25 in PyeongChang, South Korea marks the finale of the games. The Olympians on Team USA will represent the United States by walking in the closing ceremony while othe…
By Collette Reitz

Teachers Are Speaking Out Against Trump's Idea To Give Them Guns — EXCLUSIVE

After President Donald Trump proposed the idea of arming teachers with guns to prevent school shootings, educators around the country have been putting in their two cents. In what's become a social media movement, #ArmMeWith tweets show teachers' tho…
By Hannah Golden

The Florida Governor Suggested Gun Control Laws, But Not All Of What Students Asked For

After a week of tense conversations nationwide around the Second Amendment, there may be some developments ahead. In an announcement on Friday, Feb. 23, Governor Rick Scott unveiled a series of proposals, signaling that gun control laws in Florida ma…
By Hannah Golden

Ivanka Trump Is Repping The U.S. At The Olympics Closing Ceremony & The Pressure's On

As the Olympic Games wind down, President Donald Trump won't have made it to PyeongChang, but his daughter has. Ivanka Trump is at the Olympics to represent the U.S. in the closing ceremony. The event, held on Sunday, Feb. 25, will mark the end of th…
By Hannah Golden

Donald Trump Forgot Movie Ratings For Violence Are A Thing & Twitter Is Going Off

In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, the gun safety debate has been pulled back out into the open. As the debate continues, people are pushing for a way to prevent violence and allow for…
By Daniella Bondar

High School In Parkland Did Have An Armed Guard, Counter To Trump's Argument

The tragic Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left all of us devastated. Since, many are asking what could have been done in order to prevent this from happening, and what can be done in order to ensure this never happens again.…
By Shelby Black

Oprah's Response To Donald Trump's Tweet About Her Is Super Shady & I Love It

On Feb. 22, national treasure Oprah Winfrey appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to chat about all that's going on in her life. Topics from the Parkland, Florida activists to her rumored run for presidency were on the discussion board. However, once …
By Shelby Black

The Photo Of Trump's Notes For Meeting With Parkland Shooting Survivors Says So Much

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, President Donald Trump met with survivors of the Parkland school shooting and family members of those who were killed on Feb. 14. The meeting was supposed to be a listening session for the president to hear from the victims and…
By Alexandra Svokos

You Really Don't Want To Read Donald Trump's Tweets About School Shootings & The NRA

On Thursday, Feb. 22, President Donald Trump responded to media coverage of a televised listening session at the White House, during which the president hosted parents and students of the Parkland, Florida community that was attacked by a gunman a we…
By Joseph Milord

Marco Rubio Got The Most Ironic Cheers After Mentioning An Assault Rifle Ban

During a town hall meeting held for the Parkland, Florida community that was attacked by a gunman a week prior, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was the target of many more jeers than cheers. That all changed at one moment, though, at a point that the sena…
By Joseph Milord

A Parkland Student Asked Marco Rubio About Accepting NRA Money & The Video Is Intense

One week after the tragic school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, advocates, parents, legislators, and Parkland survivors gathered for a town hall on gun reform with CNN. The conversation and discussion was color…
By Lilli Petersen

The Parkland Survivors' Town Hall Is Missing Some Very Important Names

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, CNN will air its nationally televised town hall "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action." Students, parents, community members, and others who were affected by the Feb. 14 shooting which left 17 people dead at…
By Chelsea Stewart

This Parkland Shooting Survivor's Speech To Donald Trump Should Be Required Listening

The tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has prompted the White House to listen to advocate and survivors' stories. On Feb. 21, Trump scheduled an open "listening session" in order to hear thoughts from those i…
By Shelby Black

Rachel Crooks Clapped Back At Donald Trump's Tweets & I Am So Here For It

In recent history, Rachel Crooks has become one of the few people who has shown me that not all heroes wear capes. On Feb. 5, she announced that she was taking matters into her own hands by running for office, and o Feb. 20, she just challenged Presi…
By Chelsea Stewart

Students Are Actually Behind The Planned Walkouts For Gun Control — EXCLUSIVE

On Monday, Feb. 19, the organizers of three upcoming demonstrations against gun violence, including student walkouts, released a joint statement of solidarity, which spoke to some of the criticism the planned events have been getting. Contrary to the…
By Hannah Golden

Chelsea Clinton Shaded Donald Trump Jr.'s Foreign Policy Speech & It's Everything

Donald Trump Jr., President Donald Trump's eldest son, technically does not have an official position or title at the White House other than being a member of the first family. So when news broke that he would be taking a trip to India beginning on F…
By Bernadette Deron

Donald Trump Tweeted About Oprah Running For President & Just, Ugh

I just want to know one thing: Why hasn't Twitter suspended President Donald Trump's account yet? OK, don't answer that. I'm sure they wouldn't want to give Trump a reason to become his next virtual victim (I mean, have you seen his tweets against "C…
By Chelsea Stewart

The Photos Of These Teens’ “Lie In” Protest For Gun Reform Are So Powerful

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida left 17 students and faculty dead. In the wake of that tragedy, teens across the country have been making their voices heard on gun control, trying to…
By Daniella Bondar

This Trump Abortion Rule Is Harming Women Around The World — EXCLUSIVE

Nancy Northup is the president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. Anu Kumar is the interi…
By Nancy Northup & Anu Kumar

Students Are Planning Walkouts For Gun Control & This Is What You Need To Know

After the shooting in Parkland, Florida last week left 17 dead, the topic of gun control and violence has been brought once again to the fore of conversations nationwide. In protest of the violence, students are walking out for gun control and holdin…
By Hannah Golden