Media must embrace more diverse role models

I’ll be the first to admit that the past few months have been busy, leaving me with little time for basic needs such as doing laundry. So it comes as no surprise that I didn’t have a chance to sit down and catch the Academy Awards live. I did, however, manage to sneak a peek […]

Nation must help foreign doctors

The shortage of doctors is a real dilemma nowadays, especially under the Affordable Care Act. And in the coming years, this dearth of doctors will only be exacerbated. Though there will be 30 million more citizens insured for healthcare, there will not be enough professionals ready to give that care. This is a critical misstep […]

Point/Counterpoint: The Final Presidential Debate

Point: Elena Kadvany There weren’t many surprises in tonight’s presidential debate. Moderator Bob Schieffer asked the expected questions about Libya, Syria, Egypt, Iran, Afghanistan and China. As always, there were many important topics left undebated — Greece, the Eurocrisis, Mexico’s drug war. The candidates were pretty civilized, nitpicking on some claims but also agreeing on […]

Round 2: The aftermath of the Obama-Romney debate

Obama’s performance: Elena Kadvany Tonight, the real president showed up. President Barack Obama was passionate, focused, eloquent, defensive — in short, he was the man who inspired so many voters four years ago, the man who still has the power to do so today. The town hall format of the second presidential debate forced Obama […]