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Christian Spencer

Christian is a journalism and economics major at the University of Maryland, College Park. His work has appeared in Campus Reform, the Daily Caller, and the UMD Diamondback. He is a member of Lambda Pi Eta and the University of Maryland College Republicans.

Articles From Christian

Writer seriously asks: ‘Did South Park accidentally invent the alt-right?’

South Park, the beloved Comedy Central original, unafraid of political backlash and bearer of unapologetic crude humor, is under criticism for unintentionally being the catalyst for the alternative-right movement, according to Janan Ganesh in the Financial Times. Janan Ganesh is an FT writer and co-author of Compassionate Conservatism. Last week, Ganesh wrote that the perception that South Park’s satire […]

Grammy-nominated rapper disses Tomi Lahren in song lyrics

In a dimly-lighted, purple neon colored room, DC rapper Wale prepared to debut a track at the Genius HQ. The track is called “Shine,” but a particular verse aimed at Tomi Lahren dates a longstanding feud between the artist and the former TV anchor. Sitting right beside hip-hop journalist and Genius Manager Rob Markman, wedged […]

YouTube’s new ad strategy: Hide and filter conservative channels

YouTube is addressing a corporate boycott: Advertising sponsors are withdrawing ads, but the solution involves disproportionately censoring channels that are not politically correct, specifically anything remotely conservative. Google AdSense, a program enabling YouTube publishers to receive ad revenue from corporate sponsors, caused titan corporations like AT&T, Verizon, Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Pepsi, and several others to pull their advertising from […]

Thanks Milo: Leslie Jones credits to Yiannopoulos for being famous

During her comedy gig Thursday night at the University of Maryland, College Park, Saturday Night Live comedian Leslie Jones subtly hinted that then-Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos and Twitter users, presumed to be alt-righters, furthered her stardom despite starring in the controversial movie Ghostbusters. Jones has been the ire of many nostalgic science fiction fans and […]

Prof: Conservative news is why it’s okay to ban free speech on campus

A New York Times contributor and English professor at Colby College wrote an op-ed stating conservative students are not a victim of censorship and “outside of college” people do not care about the issues they want to espouse. The Times features a prominent column called On Campus, a dispatch of editorials from an array of […]

WaPo conspiracy: Milo sent 100 ‘thugs’ to disrupt his own speech

A Washington Post author peddles the idea Breitbart tech editor, Milo Yiannopoulos, secretly sent 100 thugs to disrupt his University of California, Berkeley speaking engagement to withdraw federal funding. Their proof? Well, nothing really. The Post‘s story derived from an original theory made by UC Berkeley professor of economics and longtime Democrat partisan Robert Reich, […]

Comic: Female Trump voters aren’t ‘smart,’ Christianity is ‘disconnected,’ and whites males are ‘erasing history’

Former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams spoke at the University of Maryland last Thursday, where she advised students to “vote smart” and went on an hour and a half rant about Christianity, gun control, and white people. Williams appeared as part of a school-sponsored fall lecture series. She instructed the crowd of mostly female students […]

University of Maryland students triggered by Milo Yiannopoulos

Before the University of Maryland club ‘Terps for Trump’ had a proper chance to promote their upcoming event with Milo Yiannopoulos, the school’s newspaper, The Diamondback, published a hit piece to slander the student organization and Yiannopoulos himself. First published as “Terps For Trump to host Milo Yiannopoulos in October,” the title of the article has since been changed to […]

Minimum wage increases: A disaster for young black males

The increase in federal minimum wage is a great concern for many low-skilled workers and Democrats alike, but unfortunately, there is also a strong correlation between minimum wage hikes and unemployment for young black males, as was recently pointed out by the Foundation for Economic Education. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the […]

“We’re asking for it”: Univ. of Maryland promotes ‘sex-positive’ culture

Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Cultures of Consent held an event at the University of Maryland this week to encourage a ‘sex-positive’ culture. The theme was “We’re asking for it.” The event was put together by students from the Public Leadership Scholar Program who are offered college credit for hands-on public service projects and examination of pressing […]

“Donald bin Laden”: Journalist compares Trump to Al-Qaeda leader

A University of Maryland student journalist compared the unity behind Osama bin Laden’s death to the potential demise of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy in an editorial titled “Donald bin Laden.” The op-ed, which was written by senior Daniel Galitsky for the student newspaper The Diamondback,  harkened back to the joyous day in 2011 when news broke that bin Laden had been found […]

Pro-Palestinian protestors crash University of Maryland’s ‘Israel Fest’

The University of Maryland’s annual Israel Fest, a celebration of Israeli culture with falafel and camel rides hosted by the Jewish Student Union, took an ugly turn on Tuesday when Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) members showed up to protest the event, and university police officers were forced to intervene. Pro-Palestinian protestors stood in the middle of […]