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Dirty Politics: How Roger Stone Gave Rise to the Partisan Divide of Today

by Tejas Sinha

As political polarization in the United States has risen over the last few decades, the American people have become more and more divided. To understand the polarization that America experiences today, we must first understand one of the pioneers of corruption and dirty politics in Washington: Roger Stone.


U.S. Drone Warfare and Civilian Casualties: A Comparison of the Obama, Trump, and Biden Administrations

by Robert Wargaski

While drones have been extolled by elected officials for their alleged precision and accuracy, there are questions regarding the civilian impact of drones.

Race to the Top as a Blueprint for National Police Reform

by Isaac Velez

Police misconduct is a perennial issue in the United States that disproportionately affects minority communities. The similarities between police reform and education reform policy create an opportunity to replicate a Race To The Top program to reform and reverse trends that policing reinforces.


How Being in the Minority Has Been Detrimental to Latino Immigrants in Arizona

by Sarah Samdani

Approximately one in eight Arizona residents is an immigrant. Still, the political majority and militia groups have prevented immigrants from achieving equal citizenship and fully participating in the democratic process.


Understanding ESSA: Reforming the Fundamental American Ideal of Education

by Neha Saju 

Although education seems to sit on the policy agenda indefinitely, today’s leaders must learn to evaluate past legislation and shape America’s education system to finally stand the test of time.


The Sparks of Change: Why the Protests of George Floyd are a Turning Point in American History

by Anniyah Shelton 

The diversity and size of the 2020 protests, the media’s focus during the protests, and the COVID-19 pandemic were all factors in amplifying the 2020 protests for George Floyd and transforming this social movement into a turning point in U.S. history.

The Sino-Vietnamese Partnership: Opportunities for American Engagement in the Asia-Pacific

by Adam Soliman

While it is doubtful that Vietnam will completely break from China to seek a formal alliance with the US, there is a valuable opportunity for America to deepen its engagement with Vietnam and gain a strategic partner in Southeast Asia.