Politics

Understanding ISIL’s War with Iran

The recent ISIL terrorist attack in Tehran is something of a surprising event for many people—after all, most Americans are accustomed to thinking of...

Why NATO Matters, Then and Now

The establishment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in 1949 marks one of the United States’ greatest institutional and foreign policy achievements. However,...

Bittersweet & Strange, Learning You Must Change: The Literary Confessions of a Coastal Liberal...

Along with most millennial women, I’m out-of-my-mind excited for the new live-action Beauty and the Beast. Belle was my childhood heroine.  Like me, she...

Helping without Hurting in the Gaza Strip

Last year, a World Vision employee was arrested by Israelis and charged with funneling large amounts of aid money directly to Hamas. This sparked...

The Fight Against “Fake News”

In a press conference on February 16—which has since gone viral—President Trump attacked the media 30 separate times. Trump called it a “combative, grievance-filled...

To Ban or not to Ban: A Constitutional Conversation

In the time since the executive order restricting entry to nationals of seven countries (referred to as the “Travel Ban” in this article) has...

The Meaning(s) of Religious Liberty

On Tuesday night, President Trump delivered on a promise made to voters during the general election by nominating Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit...

Urging Compassion for the World’s Refugees

President Donald Trump’s latest executive action on immigration attempts to address the question of securing the border against terrorism. This misguided ban indefinitely bars...

For What It’s Worth: A Primer for Political Discourse in an Age of Division

  “A thousand people in the street, Singing songs and carrying signs, Mostly saying, ‘hooray for our side.’” -Buffalo Springfield Fifty years ago, the counterculture movement that would rearrange...

Editorial: Let Liberty be Cherished

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults -...