Author Archive: Sam Gold

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Why We Should Care About the French Election

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments

On May 7, 2017, France elected Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate, over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. This election, however, was a very different election than any other in recent memory. Since the 1950s France has been led either by the socialist party or the center-right party, but with the previous socialist president having an […]

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Donald Trump’s First Battle

| 12/18/2016 | 0 Comments

On Monday December 19 the Electoral College’s 538 electors gather in their respective state capitol to vote for president. What is usually just a formality has become a little more complicated this year. With Trump’s controversial stances, his loss of the popular vote, the abundance of fake news that circulated during the course of the year, […]

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Cast of Hamilton Asks Mike Pence to “Work on Behalf of All of Us”

| 11/27/2016 | 0 Comments
Cast of Hamilton Asks Mike Pence to “Work on Behalf of All of Us”

On Friday, November 18th, Mike Pence, the Vice President-elect, went to see the renowned Broadway musical with his family. As he walked in, he was met with a mixed response. Some people cheered while most others booed. During the play, the audience acted as an average audience would be expected to act. The crowd cheered especially […]

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Thousands of Anti-Trump Protesters Take to The Streets of Major U.S. Cities

| 11/14/2016 | 0 Comments
Thousands of Anti-Trump Protesters Take to The Streets of Major U.S. Cities

After a surprising presidential election, many people were unhappy with the result. Understandably, people are angry, upset or just plain confused at how the United States elected a person known for calling Mexicans rapists, proposing a ban on Muslims immigrating to the U.S, and threatening to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. To show their discontent […]

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Donald Trump Brags About Being Able To Sexually Assault Women

| 10/10/2016 | 0 Comments

On October 7th, a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape was released. In the tape, Donald Trump bragged about groping and kissing women without their consent saying, “When you’re a star” one could get away with such things. He had this conversation with Billy Bush, who, much to the chagrin of the public, simply laughed at Donald’s […]

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