Puerto Ricans Are Welcome to Serve in the US Military…but Are Forbidden to Vote in US Presidential Elections

January 11, 2017 • Danielle Terricciato

People at a Political Rally Kate Rubins is a 38-year-old astronaut for NASA — born in Connecticut and raised in California. She is one of the few Americans ever to cast a vote from outside Planet Earth; she cast her vote for President in the 2016 US e …

Should Protesters Be Allowed To Burn US Flags?

December 30, 2016 • Danielle Terricciato

While many Americans cheered the victory of Donald J Trump in the US election, others were distressed that this candidate had become the new President of the United States. Some of those opponents expressed their sentiments in a controversial but time- …

The Electoral College May Never Die

December 20, 2016 • Jasper Zweibel

Yesterday, across the country, members of the Electoral College cast their ballots at last, and confirmed Donald J. Trump as President-Elect. There is a lot of protest and dissension right now about the institution of the Electoral College. Many voters …

House and Senate Democrats Push to Address the Opioid Addiction Epidemic by Funding Treatment Centers

December 14, 2016 • Iziah Thompson

Twenty-three members of Congress, including Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), have written a letter that calls for funding as soon as possible, to deal with what they call the major US problem of opioid addiction. What a …

Should September in New Jersey Be Devoted to Telling Families How to Help Suicidally Depressed Teens?

December 5, 2016 • Danielle Terricciato

Is suicide something that happens only to a few marginalized families, or only to people whom ‘no one knows’? Hardly. It happens down the street, to our friends and neighbors. Shockingly, suicide is the third leading cause of death for New Jersey child …

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