Policy Round Up: Security

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President Barack Obama gave a speech on counterterrorism yesterday. In the speech he suggested that the War on Terror was coming to an end but with little indication of when. He also addressed other security issues such as adding more restrictions to the use of drones overseas. 

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Ashley Judd, Please Reconsider!

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Ms. Judd, I was disheartened to read that you decided not to run against Mitch McConnell for the Kentucky senate seat. Several days prior to your announcement, I was especially disturbed by reports that the Clinton machine had thrown their support behind newly elected Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes. News accounts suggested that they […]

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Policy Round Up: State of the Union

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Experts of color and policy-makers were eagerly anticipating President Obama’s State of the Union Address this week. During the speech, President Obama addressed policies to improve immigration, education, and the economy, among other items.

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Policy Round Up: Immigration Reform

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This past Tuesday, President Obama spoke in Las Vegas regarding his plan for immigration reform. The president’s proposal is comprised of four parts. First, he plans to continue to strengthen our borders. Second, he aims to end the illegal process of employers hiring undocumented workers. The third component of his plan is to have a […]

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The Effect of Title IX on Women’s and Men’s Sports Participation

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Title IX, an amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, stated that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…”  Passed on this day in […]

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