As we mourn the loss of a global hero, we remember his poignant speeches battling inequality, his deft courage to retain his ground while caged in prison, and his compelling plans to reunite his country despite the tremendous racial tension in his post-apartheid nation.
Even if Congress votes to allow the strike, the best course of action for the United States is to work through the United Nations on this complicated issue.
The new college ranking system proposed by President Barack Obama will help reduce the tuition of college through financial incentives for schools and help get more low income kids through college and even help manage the repayment of debt through the Pay as You Earn program.
A university education is already priced beyond the reach of many Americans and the enactment of the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 could make education even more unattainable.
As the president puts it, "The notion that we're going to keep 100 individuals in no man's land in perpetuity…the idea that we would still maintain, forever, a group of individuals who have not been tried, that's contrary to who we are, it's contrary to our interests, and it needs to stop."
The bill was introduced by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), and it could potentially give over 30 million Americans a pay raise.
Although at first glance, it appears that this bill would bolster America's middle class, the bill could certainly have some unintended effects.
On Jan. 16, President Obama signed 23 executive orders
regarding gun violence.
Barack Obama defeats Mitt Romney, 303 to 206, winning both Virginia and Ohio.
To calm your nerves before we find out the next President of the United States – or, later, to dry your tears if your candidate-of-choice doesn't get elected – check out these election-related snippets of TV comedy.
While many college-bound seniors think they have it tough, imagine applying to colleges, searching for scholarships and fighting to stay in the country. For some Blazers this isn't just a hypothetical, this is reality.