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Posts published by “Ellis Zapas”

Contributing Writer

ellisz1@umbc.edu

New corrupt bargain

Republicans are in between a rock and a hard place. Last week, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump took five out of six primaries, ultimately dominating the…

Disaster politics in Flint, Michigan

Everybody can agree that the situation in Flint, Michigan is a disaster. But it’s a disgrace to see what lengths politicians will go to inhibit…

Trumping Trump

This past week, Donald Trump almost swept all 11 states on Super Tuesday, winning Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. It seems like Donald…

Hypocrisy in the age of Scalia

Last week, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away on a visit to Texas at the age of 79. In his passing, politicians have sparked…

More debates, more democratic, less biased

This past week, Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton agreed to four additional debates in the coming months. These debates double the amount of…

Caucuses counter the democratic process

This past week, the residents of Iowa voted for their top choice as the Democratic and Republican nominee for the President of the United States. However,…