Archive for November, 2013

The Life and Legacy of John F. Kennedy

The Life and Legacy of John F. Kennedy

Indisputably one of the greatest visionaries of the twentieth century, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America, inherited some of the most challenging domestic and foreign policy problems this country has seen when he entered office. A young, Catholic man of Irish descent, Kennedy served in […]

by · November 27, 2013 · United States
50 Years Later: The Truth about Lee Harvey Oswald

50 Years Later: The Truth about Lee Harvey Oswald

On November 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed President John F. Kennedy. Yeah. That’s right. I said Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed President John F. Kennedy. Not Lee Harvey Oswald supposedly shot and killed JFK, but Lee Harvey Oswald definitely shot and killed JFK. In light of […]

by · November 25, 2013 · Features and Opinion, United States
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at a Mayoral Candidates Forum back in 2010. By Shaun Merritt.

Innocent until Proven Guilty: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

A video of  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford supposedly smoking crack cocaine back in May surfaced recently when Canadian law enforcement officials recovered it from the deleted files of a computer seized in a drug bust. Until a hearing in front of Toronto’s City Council on Thursday, Mayor Ford adamantly denied […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Features and Opinion, World
Vladimir Putin in 2008. By Kremlin.

From Russia with Love

Only weeks after blasting the United States for spying on its own citizens and on other nations through the NSA, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, was caught trying to secretly collect information on foreign countries at the recent G20 summit in St. Petersburg. Putin and other Russian officials were giving […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Features and Opinion, World
A protest for the Arctic 30 activists in Madrid, Spain

Drama at Greenpeace

Captain Peter Henry Wilcox, USA. Activist Camila Speziale, Argentina. Crewman Colin Russell, Australia. Freelance videographer Kieron Bryan, Britain. These are a mere few of the thirty members of the international environmental organization Greenpeace who are currently being detained in Russia for alleged hooliganism. They face a possible seven years in […]

by · November 10, 2013 · Features and Opinion, World
One year after Superstorm Sandy, many iconic areas like Seaside Heights have made a complete recovery. By Kevin Jarrett.

One Year after Sandy

A year after the devastating Hurricane Sandy ripped through the major population centers of the East Coast, has the United States done enough to assist in clean up efforts?  The hurricane, which struck on October 29, 2012, hit directly at major population centers along the New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode […]

A Game of Shadows [Satire]

A Game of Shadows [Satire]

If you don’t live under a rock, then you know that the only member of our society more diabolical than President Obama is his strikingly innocent Vice President, Joe Biden. With his seemingly oblivious demeanor, mesmerizing blue eyes, and elfish grin, he’s the perfect choice for VP. But unbeknownst to […]

by · November 6, 2013 · Features and Opinion
Is Silvio Berlusconi Gone for Good?

Is Silvio Berlusconi Gone for Good?

With the Italian Senate set to determine whether Berlusconi will be expelled from Parliament, the former prime minister’s political career may be finally coming to a decisive close. This predicament comes as a result of Berlusconi’s recent tax fraud conviction, where in early 2013, an Italian court found Berlusconi guilty […]

by · November 3, 2013 · Features and Opinion, World