Friday, the 45th president of the United States was inaugurated. Donald Trump officially became the ruler of the free country. Despite critiques and protests, Trump still took the oath and was sworn into office.
As Americans we celebrate many holidays without knowing the true meaning of the holiday or recognizing the person who is being honored on the day. Such is the case for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
People are always suggesting that students get involved with one of the many clubs on campus. This is sound and solid advice. However, sometimes it can be intimidating to join a club if you are not sure that you will 100 percent fit in with the existing members, or if you don’t think that you have the proper skill set to contribute to that club.
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz is dead at 90 years of age.
Since 2009 when Barack Obama increased the federal minimum wage to $7.25/hour, there has been a rush across the board to raise minimum wages. States, such as California, have signed laws that will increase the minimum wage statewide to $15/hour.
Although many people in the United States are dismayed about the way the 2016 presidential election ended, there is no way to change the results now. The public has spoken, and potentially the greatest upset that our generation will see has occurred.
While America was founded on the premise of freedom and choice, many Americans feel trapped and frustrated by the political institutions that are now governing our nation. Corrupt politicians and lobbyists swarm the Capitol, manipulating power for their own benefit at the expense of the average citizen.
This election season has been one for the books, but only on the presidential side. The presidential race has been so tumultuous that most of the media’s fodder has been focused there instead of the House and Senate races.
As many of you know, this week is CSC’s Homecoming week. While there are decorated bedsheets hanging in the Student Center, and a few extra events on campus, there is little to show for the celebration.
On Aug. 27, 2015, The Eagle’s editorial board published an editorial that criticized the Federal Election Commission for allowing a 15-year-old boy to register Deez Nuts as an independent presidential candidate and Public Policy Polling for putting the name on the polls.