ARTICLES

  1. The Panama Papers: A Chance for Mankind
    21 Apr, 2016
    The Panama Papers: A Chance for Mankind
    Edward Snowden has called it the “biggest leak in the history of data journalism”. And frankly, he’s correct. Just a couple weeks ago, the monumental Panama Papers were released. These documents contain 11.5 million (yes, you read that correctly) documents detailing the crimes of everyone from the likes of elected officials such as Argentine President Mauricio Macri to celebrities like Lionel Messi. The crime? Storing wealth in offshore accounts to evade taxes, all disguised under the guise of
  2. April Millennial Institute Newsletter
    05 Apr, 2016
    April Millennial Institute Newsletter
    April Newsletter Transgender Rights Under pressure from national groups and businesses, Republican South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard vetoed legislation requiring transgender students to use bathrooms that match the gender assigned to them at birth. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/01/us/south-dakota-transgender-bathroom-bill/ Education A new report found that US workers rank dead last among 18 industrial countries in "problem solving in technology-rich environments.  The reasons are
  3. The Socio-economic Pitfalls of the SAT
    09 Dec, 2015
    The Socio-economic Pitfalls of the SAT
    In June of 2015, Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts made a bold decision. They decided to stop the use of the SAT in their admittance process. The reasoning behind this increasingly popular act among institutions of higher-learning in the United States is simply that the SATs are a “very poor predictor of success.” With more than 800 colleges across the United States now becoming “test optional”, the SAT is slowly losing traction as America’s leading gateway to college
  4. Greece's Failed Austerity Economics
    16 Nov, 2015
    Greece's Failed Austerity Economics
    After years of economic troubles and, most recently, austerity, Greece became frustrated with its leaders and those of the other countries in Europe. As a result, on January 25, 2015, Greece elected Alexis Tsipras and Syriza, a left-wing party running on an anti-austerity platform (Weaver). Less than a month later, however, a still declining economy forced Tsipras to make a U-turn on his policy and accept loans from the IMF while implementing the very austerity measures he bemoaned during the
  5. Students rallying against campus sexual assault
    22 Oct, 2015
    How to Combat Sexual Assault on College Campuses
    My dad always encouraged me to dream big and study hard. His first words to me were “knowledge is power.” With such a supportive dad, no one was surprised when I came home from first grade one day and proclaimed that I was going to be the president of the United States. Most parents would laugh. My parents bought me a magnetic photo frame which read “Future President of the USA,” put my picture in it, and put it on the fridge at a height where I could admire it every day. Thus, I
  6. GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump
    13 Oct, 2015
    Let the Trump-ets Blare
    Well, this is quite ironic. Here we are, on the brink of the first primaries of the 2016 presidential election, and all we can talk about is one infamous name that nips at the tip of our tongues and haunts us to the core of our souls. Donald Trump.