Heather Weigel


Echo-Chamber Danger

Experience with a somewhat toxic, now defunct student organization pushes a former campus leader to reconsider how campus organizations, especially of a political nature, ought to be structured. Placing emphasis on a marketplace of ideas and stressing intellectual and ideological diversity may be valuable changes to improve the atmosphere of campus organizations.

What Does Beto O’Rourke Bring to the Democratic Field?

After Beto O’Rourke inevitably announced his 2020 run for the presidency, critics in journalism, entertainment and politics questioned his merits to run, as both his resume and his announcement video leave something to be desired.  

Sherrod Brown

In 2015, I was a young Ohioan just beginning my interest in Democratic politics when Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) caught my eye. Ever since politics became my lifeblood, Brown has been my favorite Senator and perhaps my favorite politician.