Climate Change’s Impact on Your Plate

Climate Change’s Impact on Your Plate

On the edge of North Nashville and a ten-minute drive off of I-40 sits the lab and office of Tennessee State University Professor Jianwei Li. With microscopes, buzzing spectrometers, and dangling lab gear all around, Li works to explore the mysteries of the changing world of agriculture. “Many populations [in...

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The Parallel Race: Who Will Replace Joe Biden?

The Parallel Race: Who Will Replace Joe Biden?

Since South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley gave the Republican response to Obama’s State of the Union Address on January 12, politicians and reporters have discussed and advocated for Haley as a possible running mate for whoever receives the 2016 Republican nomination for president. Haley’s name has been in the news...

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Let’s Gauge the Room: How Does Congress Really Feel About Immigration Reform?

Let’s Gauge the Room: How Does Congress Really Feel About Immigration Reform?

There are few more predictable patterns than the applause at the State of the Union Address. It encapsulates the way each congressman’s constituents feel about any issue on a scale ranging from “sitting on his hands” to “standing ovation.” The president’s party throws around cheap applause at every turn, while...

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The Electoral College: Detrimental to Democracy

The Electoral College is the system used in the United States to determine the winner of presidential elections. Each state has the same number of electoral delegates as they do in their congressional delegation, and in every state except for Maine and Nebraska, these votes are designated by a winner-take-all...

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