Is Phoenix’s Guaranteed Income Program a Step in the Right Direction?

By: Fallon Cochlin On September 21, 2021, Phoenix City Council approved the Financial Assistance for Phoenix Families Program, which will give 1000 low-income Phoenix families $1000 per month for a year. If the program is successful in the first 12 months, the City may choose to continue it. Phoenix is funding this program through the … Continue reading Is Phoenix’s Guaranteed Income Program a Step in the Right Direction?

COVID-19 Safety as a Smokescreen for Cruel Immigration Policies

By: Louis Gallegos The right to seek asylum is a fundamental human right. However, it has been severely restricted during the COVID-19 pandemic through the United States government’s use of Title 42. Title 42 is a somewhat obscure provision that grants the government the authority to “prohibit … the introduction of persons” into the United … Continue reading COVID-19 Safety as a Smokescreen for Cruel Immigration Policies

Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools

By: Gillian Grant Earlier this year, a startling video that depicted a Hendry County, Florida school principal repeatedly paddling a six-year-old student was released to a local news station by the student’s mother. An investigation by the local police department and the State Attorney’s Office concluded that no crime had been committed by the principal … Continue reading Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools

The U.S. Border and the Open Use of Racial Profiling

By: Travis Henderson Lady Justice stands blindfolded, paying homage to the equality of the law. Our pledge of allegiance culminates in “liberty and justice for all.” While many believe these ideals are fundamental in our society, to others, they ring as hollow examples of an unjust system. Our nation has had a long history of … Continue reading The U.S. Border and the Open Use of Racial Profiling

Sexual Violence on College Campuses: The More You Know, the Safer You Will Be

By: Dylan Reynolds Going to college is an exciting adventure for most students because it is the turning of a page and the start of a new chapter. College campuses effectively operate as their own community and can potentially give students a sense of security – a feeling that everyone knows each other and watches … Continue reading Sexual Violence on College Campuses: The More You Know, the Safer You Will Be