Author Archives: Digital Voice

The Midterm Elections: What Happened

The Spark The Midterm Elections: What Happened By: Trevor Perks and John Warholic The 2018 midterm election was one for the books. More than 47 percent of the population that could vote voted, which means it has reached a 50 year high exceeding 100 mil… Continue reading

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Trump Email Scandal

Trump Email Scandal Source: CNBC.com It seems it has all come full circle in the world of politics as Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and senior adviser, was revealed to have sent hundreds of emails regarding government business from her priva… Continue reading

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The Freedom Pill

The Freedom Pill Thomas Luu Texas A&M Health Science Center The American Revolution. A catalyst of an entire age of revolutions across the world. From the wealthiest monarchs in France to European colonists, the rights of the common people were aug… Continue reading

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Educating the Voters

Educating the Voters Mitchell Kurek Source: CNN.com When operated as intended, as a government of the people, by the people and for the people, a democracy is a beautiful thing. An important privilege that is entailed by having a democratic government … Continue reading

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The Synagogue Shootings

The Synagogue Shooting Mitchell Kurek Source: ABS News Unfortunately, this is not the first mass shooting we as a nation have to mourn in recent years. On Saturday, October 27 at 9:50 a.m., 46-year-old, neo-Nazi, Robert Bowers entered a synagogue in Sq… Continue reading

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Pharrell Williams Issued Ceased and Desist over use of song “Happy”

Pharrell Williams Issued Ceased and Desist over use of song “Happy” Caroline Duffy Source: Hollywood Reporter “There was nothing ‘happy’ about the tragedy inflicted upon our country on Saturday…,” these words came from Pharrell Wi… Continue reading

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The Migrant Caravan

The Migrant Caravan Joshua De Oliveira Source: New York Times October 13, 2018, a group of 160 migrant in San Pedro Sula, Honduras met at a bus terminal with the intent to flee their country plagued by violence and corruption. They wouldn’t be the on… Continue reading

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Rape Culture

Rape Culture Sierra Reddi “There is a fury in all of us women because we have been non-consensually touched and moved and shaped and pretzeled and bottled and sold and marketed and told to dance in so many ways. And it’s enough. It’s enough.” &… Continue reading

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Redefining Identity

Redefining Identity Thomas Luu On October 21st, 2018, the New York Times revealed a leaked draft of a Department of Human Health and Services memo that  noted the Trump administration’s intent to rewrite the current legal definition of gender to be … Continue reading

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Division Decisions Don’t Define You

Division Decisions Don’t Define You Caroline Duffy The D1 obsession. Every high school athlete has gone through it. The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) has three divisions, D1, D2, and D3. Thomas Jefferson University is a D2 school. T… Continue reading

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