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Whose America?

(11/15/18 5:00am)

Donald Trump’s recent proposal to end birthright citizenship was met with outrage and rejection from the left and right alike. Yet while such a wildly unconstitutional act would likely never be possible, there is clearly support for such a sentiment to reach the mainstream. As the child of immigrants and a ‘beneficiary’ of birthright citizenship myself, I find it important to explore the history of birthright citizenship, to explain exactly what an attack on it means.


Vote, and then what?

(11/02/18 4:12pm)

Election day is in just a few days. On campus, I’ve seen parties, panels, and programming to promote student voting. Off campus, as I’ve canvassed Durham for early voting, I’ve seen huge amounts of volunteers taking time to help others vote. North Carolina is already seeing incredible turnout of early voters. With the prospect of Democrats taking back the House and candidates like Beto O’Rourke, Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum catching support like wildfire, talk of electoral politics is near impossible to avoid.