Nominate.

Know of an organization that deserves to be Organization of the Year? Think YOUR org deserves this title? Apply here!

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The Problem of Partisanship

By Griffin Edwards ‘17  There’s a great scene in the Russell Crowe film Master and Commander (one of my favorites) in which the officers aboard a Napoleonic-era British frigate are dining together. Captain Aubrey (Crowe) asks his ship’s doctor to choose between a pair of weevils wriggling about on the table between some hard tack. […]

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An Unlikely Alliance

By Gabrielle Simeck, ’18 It’s not very often that Koch Industries and the Center for American Progress find common ground. However, the new Coalition for Public Safety suggests that the two organizations may have found an issue over which to unite. Launched on Thursday, February 19, the Coalition for Public Safety brings these two polar […]

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Lessons Learned from the NYPD Strike

By Griffin Edwards ‘17 Police can oftentimes inspire fear. Ever since she was pulled over and given a speeding ticket last year, my girlfriend has become a little fearful. If I’m driving her car, she emphatically encourages me to stay less than 5 miles over the speed limit on freeways- a request my Californian roots […]

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Caf Fast.

Interested in the Caf Fast? Apply here to share your ideas with SOC! We are accepting applications through March 27!

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A Modern-Day Witch Hunt

By Gabielle Simeck ’18 On January 20, 2015, President Obama addressed the American people in his annual State of the Union address. Obama appealed to the nation for a return to our convictions of justice, fairness, and freedom. Throughout the speech, President Obama called on Congress as well as each American citizen to reconsider the […]

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The 2014 Midterm Elections and the 2016 Presidential Election

Andrew McIntyre’15 As most people interested in politics know, the Republican Party gained back a majority in the Senate in the recent midterm elections. In addition to already controlling the House of Representatives they now control both houses of Congress. Does this indicate a shift of American voters to the right in future elections? While […]

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