The Torch

The Democratic establishment has itself to blame

Lucas Hann, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2016

The question for Democrats on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 9 was, of course, who is to blame? Somehow, the party had managed to turn an incredibly advantageous setting into a loss. The sitting Democratic President, Barack Obama, h...

Clinton’s email corruption

Shabib Afzal, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

Despite my distrust and ideological disagreements with Hillary Clinton, I supported her in my article titled, “I’m (sort of) with her,” published Sept. 7. However, after the WikiLeaks, I’ve changed my mind. Many of the ...

Let’s talk about sex(ism)

Madelyn Starks, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016

Merriam-Webster defines sexism as, “prejudice or discrimination based on sex; especially: discrimination against women”. I find this definition interesting, because of the word, “especially”. Yes, men also face sexism due t...

I’m (sort of) with Her

Shabib Afzal, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2016

Every negative stereotype you can think of regarding politicians can be applied to Hillary Clinton. She can be criticized for her inconsistencies regarding many issues, including her flip-flopping on gay rights, NAFTA, TPP, clim...

Not another Weiner

Nayab Khan, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2016

Anthony Weiner, a former New York congressman, was caught once again in a sexting scandal. Last week, the New York Post published an incriminating photo of Weiner, which resulted in repercussions a bit different than those that...

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