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Email: Halloween costumes are in “sharp contrast to the principles” of UC Irvine

UC Irvine’s Office of Student Affairs sent a stern warning out to students not to wear offensive Halloween costumers, especially ones that are “particularly offensive to our intellectual and emotional sensibilities.” The letter, signed by Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Thomas A. Parham and the Presidents of the Associated Students organizations, reminds students that Halloween can […]

Our nation is in crisis: Trump to make “massive announcement” on opioid epidemic

On Wednesday, President Trump is expected to officially declare the opioid epidemic a national crisis, but additional federal funding is still unknown. Critics say this action is long overdue. President Trump so far has only verbally called the opioid crisis a national emergency. But that was three months ago, and he never followed through with […]

Why I’m both a Latino and proud Republican

Despite what some may say, being a Republican and Latino are not incompatible in America. At my university, I often hear that being both is totally illogical. In fact, I have had debates with people that try to call me a ‘racist’ by the mere fact that I am a Republican. Those who have called […]

Trump blasts ‘NFL tax breaks’ and ESPN anchor Jemele Hill

Early Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump threatened the NFL’s tax breaks and bashed ESPN host Jemele Hill all before 7 am. In his first tweet, Trump suggested that the government change the tax law so that it no longer provides subsidies to the National Football League. Why is the NFL getting massive tax breaks while at […]

Ivanka Trump vows to make K-12 education great again, focuses on technology

The Trump administration wants to see a more significant emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in K-12 education. President Trump’s daughter and senior adviser, Ivanka, is spearheading the administration’s mission and lobbying for K-12 education. “Given the high and increasing demand for workers with computing skills, it is imperative that all of our […]

Donald Trump got people to care about the NFL again

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump did the unthinkable: unite rivals across the sports world against him and got people to care about the NFL again. On Friday in a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) in Huntsville, Alabama, Trump addressed the ongoing protests where some NFL players take a knee during the national […]

Sanders’ foreign policy speech sounds more like a 2020 campaign rally

On Thursday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gave a foreign policy speech to the students at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. At Westminster, the progressive senator spent an hour discussing his foreign policy views, but mostly focused on where he thinks President Trump is going wrong. It’s speculated that the 76-year-old Vermont senator still has his […]

Plastic surgeon says women are dropping thousands to look like Ivanka and Melania

A New York City plastic surgeon admits he is seeing a surgery trend he wasn’t expecting in light of the Trumps being in the White House. Dr. Norman Rowe, a top surgeon in the upper east side of New York City, told the New York Post that patients are requesting makeovers to look like the […]

Trump defends DACA compromise: No one wants to deport ‘accomplished young people’

Just hours after the President’s dinner with Democratic leaders, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Trump explained the talks from his perspective. In a series of tweets, the president asked his followers if anyone really wants to throw out dreamers who are “good educated and accomplished young people.” […]

Remember when Trump predicted the Left would target Thomas Jefferson? [VIDEO]

A group of students on Tuesday night protesting under the banner of Black Lives Matter stormed the Thomas Jefferson statue on the campus of the University of Virginia with a new list of demands and saying the Founding Father is a racist, rapist, and a white supremacist. Just four weeks prior to this protest, President […]

Democrat university president defends inviting Betsy DeVos to speak, despite student protests

Early this week, students at the University of Baltimore protested the school’s announcement that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will deliver the school’s fall commencement address. However, University President Kurt Schmoke is sticking by his decision to invite DeVos despite growing student criticism. In an e-mail to students and faculty, Schmoke said that he expected […]

From valedictorians to criminals: Should Congress treat all DACA recipients the same?

Thursday morning, President Trump tweeted a reassuring message to dreamers, telling them they have ‘nothing to worry about.’ But the clock is ticking for Congress to pass a legislative alternative to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), and experts warn they need to do this carefully. An ongoing Harvard University study finds that […]

American University president rejects call to become a ‘sanctuary campus’

By Sean Langille, The Washington Examiner The president of American University on Tuesday rejected calls to become a “sanctuary” campus, but offered her support to students who could be affected by the Trump administration’s decision to rescind President Obama’s immigration initiative known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “While some presidents have declared their campuses […]

DHS characterizes Antifa as “domestic terrorist” group

On Friday, Politico reported that the Department of Homeland Security formally classified the activities of the leftist extremist group, Antifa, as “domestic terrorist violence.” In the report, federal authorities have been warning state and local officials about the violent and confrontational nature of Antifa since early 2016. DHS Spokesman David Lapan told Red Alert Politics in […]

Expert: DACA is hurting American millennial workers the most

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump is expected to announce the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Since former President Barack Obama implemented DACA in 2012, the United States has approved more than 800,000 work permits or visas to ‘dreamers,’ illegal immigrants who came to America before they were 16 years-old. […]

DACA is dead. Anti-Trump opposition killed it.

On Thursday, a senior official in the Trump administration told Fox News that President Donald Trump intends to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and is expected to make the announcement on Friday. However, some are saying this decision was not necessarily the President’s preferred option — and that he was willing […]

Affirmative action: Top Democrats side against Asian-Americans

Top Congressional Democrats are sending mixed messages when it comes to affirmative action — oddly siding against Asian-Americans. On August 18th, Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA), Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Rep. Conyers (D-MI) sent a joint letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos […]

Dartmouth president disavows professor who justified Antifa violence as “self-defense”

The president of Dartmouth College has disavowed college lecturer and Antifa expert, Mark Bray. Bray is the author of a recent book exploring antifa, a leftist movement in which members use any means, including violence if necessary, to suppress white supremacy. Bray’s colleagues praise his academic exploration of political extremism. “When pushed, self-defense is a […]

To Trump’s chagrin, Sec. Zinke recommends against reducing national monuments land

Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke sent his 120-day review on the national monuments to President Donald Trump on Thursday. Trump, who believes the Obama Administration abused the Antiquities Act and wants to reduce the amount of federally protected land by giving monuments back to the states to preserve, is mulling over Zinke’s review that recommends […]

Cory Booker is drafting a bill to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol

On Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) vocalized her support for Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) latest call to remove all Confederate statues from the United States Capitol building. Booker announced on Twitter Wednesday that he is drafting a bill to remove all Confederate statues from the Capitol. The New Jersey Senator continued by saying […]