The Unnecessarily Partisan Politics of Medicaid

On Jan. 11, the Trump administration announced it would begin allowing states to force Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive the program’s benefits. Since then, 10 states have applied for the federal waivers […]

Life-Threatening Politics in El Paso County

On Dec. 4, the El Paso County Board of Health postponed a vote on a possible needle exchange program, dashing any hopes of the implementation of this type of lifesaving program for the foreseeable future.  […]

Why We Need to Mobilize to Close Martin Drake

For civically engaged Colorado College students who want to see a change in the world but often feel powerless to make anything happen, the next few weeks are a golden opportunity.  On Dec. 18, the […]

Revamping & Reassessing Rail Jam

It has recently come to my attention, through conversations with fellow students, that there is a lot of misinformation going around about Rail Jam, an annual event at Colorado College in which students set up […]

In Defense of Kurdish Independence

On Sept. 25, ethnic Kurds in the semi-autonomous region of northern Iraq streamed to the polls to voice their overwhelming support for independence and the formation of a Kurdish state. Upwards of 92 percent of […]

Show Me Your Budget

American financial priorities talk the talk, but might not walk the walk By MAX KRONSTADT For 15 years, about as long as I’ve been a fan, the Washington Capitals have hosted a ‘Salute to the […]