By: Rachael Zipperer In 1940, Woody Guthrie wrote “This Land is Your Land,” probably his most popular song and arguably one of the most influential songs in American folk music. The song has been covered innumerable times over the decades since it was written, and Guthrie inspired artists like Bob Dylan who have gone on to create some of the [...]Read more ›
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By: Max Wallace In recent years, compromise has become a rare sight in Congress. However, while legislators may be reluctant to reach across the aisle to deal with issues such as tax hikes, spending cuts or gun control, it seems that both Democrats and Republicans may be able to reach an agreement on at least one important matter. On Monday [...]Read more ›
By: Jacqueline Van de Velde When you think of refugees, I bet you don’t think “Slovakia.” At one time, I didn’t. Now, I do. This tiny country serves as the easternmost border of the European Union, and migrants from all around the world – from Iraq, Somalia, and Georgia, among others – venture through the Ukraine, crossing the border to [...]Read more ›
By: Logan Krusac “Education, not deportation!” shouted the Dreamers as they rallied support for their cause in the Kennedy Senate Caucus room. With several media outlets present, these Dreamers—undocumented Americans who would benefit from the DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act if it were passed—explained the challenges they face, their desire to pursue higher education, and their [...]Read more ›