Articles by: Anthony Fontes

A Predator MQ-1 drone taxis at an Iraq air base.

Drones in America

Unmanned drones have been in use by the military in recent years, carrying out operations ranging from spy missions to missile strikes. They have proven valuable on the field during combat and intelligence gathering. However, they have only been used extensively in other countries, and are mainly focused in the […]

by · March 14, 2013 · United States
A sudden ban on assault weapons is not the solution America needs to prevent another Newtown.

Out of Fear

With the recent shootings in Connecticut, where twenty children and six adults were murdered, there has been an outcry and call for more gun bans  to prevent this terrible tragedy from happening again. Many people have suggested reinstating the Assault Weapons Ban of 1994 as a possible solution. However, basing […]

On the eve of the release of the next jobs report, the economy is finally on the road to recovery after four years of recession. Source: Dave Smith

Road to Recovery

In 2008, the US entered a period of recession caused by the housing market crash. The effects were wide and costly, resulting in many people losing their jobs and several companies going under. Aman Argawal ‘14 says “The financial crisis that rocked the nation 2007-2009 truly endangered the stability of […]

by · January 31, 2013 · United States