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The Next Celebrity-In-Chief: RIP #Oprah2020 Who’s Next? (Opinion)

Oprah Winfrey recently set the Internet ablaze when her Golden Globe's speech inspired people to call for her candidacy in the 2020 presidential run. While “President Oprah” may be intriguing, America should be looking for someone with a firm grip on policy-making and years of experience who knows how to maneuver through the system rather than another celebrity.

David Brooks Says Trump was the Wrong Answer to the Right Question

Like many Skidmore students, David Brooks, a world renowned journalist who is currently a conservative writer at the New York Times, was surprised by Trump’s win. To get to the bottom of what happened, Brooks spent 18 months in “Trumpland.” What he found was Americans who recognized Trump’s character flaws, but nonetheless regarded him as their “shot at change.”

A Hundred Years On

2017 marks the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage in the New York State. While the efforts of thousands of women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement were integral toward gaining voting rights, the movement’s blatant racism should not go unnoticed.

Worst Wildfires in California's History

After nearly five years of drought, California is experiencing some of the worst wildfires in the state's history. In the beginning of October, the wildfires broke records, causing a death toll of 41. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says 245,000 acres have been burned and more than 5,700 structures have been destroyed.

The Daily Show and Guns

On Oct. 9, Trevor Noah and Neal Brennan assessed the debate on gun control by joking about getting NFL players to hold up AR-15s in order to provoke legislators to pass a reasonable, preventative bill. Do talk show hosts realize the magnitude of their power and the impacts of their “jokes?”