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Another brick in the wall

The W. and Ellen Lovefest America’s (arguably) favorite daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres attracted controversy in recent weeks after being photographed with former President George W. Bush. Bush isn’t just any ex-president. Bush is the man who called for a constitutional amendment to ban

Another brick in the wall

Politicians aren’t heroes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had already been facing a series of public relations disasters over the last year when photos were released of Trudeau wearing brownface at an “Arabian Nights” themed party in 2001. Most notably, in April the Canada Ethics

Another brick in the wall

You should run (for office) I recently attended a forum hosted by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, which I covered in this week’s issue, on how women can get more involved in politics, including running for office. The  panelists discussed barriers to access when it

Another brick in the wall

Elections and fundraising Before starting graduate school, I used to do fundraising on political campaigns. A major part of political fundraising is “call time,” which is when candidates spend hours calling through a giant list of potential donors to ask for a campaign contribution. Most

The Minority Report | Ashley kim

When Tim Tebow famously took a knee to pray during football games, Americans applauded him for being brave and standing up for what he believes in, for being a devout and passionate Christian, and upholding American values. His pose quickly went viral, inspiring people to

AHS: Cult Launches controversial season

SEASON FILLED WITH POLITICAL COMMENTARY American Horror Story: Cult premiered its season seven episode “Election Night” on Sept. 5, and viewers can expect an especially political season. The anthology series is known for its bizarre themes and graphic content. This season focuses on what happened

Importance of Media Today

Rallies, debates, and social media wars in a time of so much conflict, it seems as though even 24-hour news coverage isn’t enough. Luckily for reporters, modern politics permeate fictional TV shows just as much as the news. Recently, many popular TV shows have adopted