Austin Elliott


Too many Democrats are running for president

With so many Democrats running for president, what are the disadvantages? Some candidates may be ruining their political potential in 2020 by launching a bid for the presidency. 

Controversial Phrase Written on Free Speech Walls

A controversial phrase was discovered on the free speech walls outside of Pray Harold on Thursday. The phrase, “It’s okay to be white,” was written on both sides of each wall. The message was painted over a Nipsey Hussle tribute. 

Policy Over Glamour: Pete Buttigieg for President

The Democratic Party is set to have a historic primary season, as 18 major candidates have already announced their run for the White House. The party has also amassed the most diverse primary field in history, with more women and minority candidates than ever before. But in a time when urgent problems plague the nation, identity politics is not enough.

GM Owes Communities for Closing Plants

Despite making over $8.1 billion in profit after taxes in 2018, General Motors is planning to close five plants in the United States, including the plant in Detroit-Hamtramck. The decision to cut costs was made to save the company $6 billion by 2020 and the company plans to open new plants in Mexico.

It’s Time to Stop Talking About the Mueller Probe

 Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered his final report to Attorney General William Barr on March 22. The investigation looked into whether or not Trump and his campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election and whether or not Trump was involved with obstruction of justice. No evidence of coordination with the Russian government was found, and it’s time for Democrats to move on.