Boston bombing reveals America’s character

There are times in life when we are no longer divided by a city, but united by our nation. Yesterday was one of those times. When two explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring over 100 people, Americans were stunned and in disbelief. How could this happen? […]

Defense nominee’s apology should be accepted by all

Chuck Hagel’s nomination for secretary of defense has drawn a lot of ire for many reasons, but one criticism that should be discarded is in regard to a past comment with clear anti-gay sentiments. His recent apology aside, continued focus on the comment not only detracts from serious debate of Hagel’s qualifications for the position […]