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Paige Lambermont
Paige Lambermont
Paige Lambermont is a Senior at American University, and part of the Young Writers Program.
by | Jun 18, 2019

Ohio lawmakers are taking aim at drug sentencing laws. Their ultimate goal is to make drug possession offenses misdemeanors rather than felonies. The bill, SB 3 states, “It is the intent of the General Assembly to develop and enact legislation…

by | Jun 13, 2019

A child’s lemonade stand set up on a hot summer day is a classic element of Americana. Lemonade stands are one of a child’s first forays into entrepreneurship, and teach valuable skills about commerce, sales, and resource management. Lemonade stands…

by | Jun 7, 2019

In March, Arizona’s prison system decided to ban the 2017 book Chokehold: Policing Black Men by Paul Butler, a professor at Georgetown University. It is about racial inequalities in the criminal justice system that argued, among other things, for the…

by | May 15, 2019

Candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination have started rolling out their grand plans to reform higher education. But, what they fail to take into account is that their plans prioritize one type of education, while economic reality desires another. A…

by | May 2, 2019

A new bill has been introduced in Maine to protect free speech. LD 665 would uphold the right to freedom of speech and expression on public university campuses in the state. The bill prevents schools from designating free speech zones…

by | Apr 12, 2019

It is often a struggle for military spouses to find employment, because of frequent relocations. This is only made more challenging by occupational licensure laws. There are many cases in which occupational licensure places burdens on people seeking work which…

by | Apr 12, 2019

The first episode of the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones airs this Sunday night, and fans are getting excited. But, when the show ends, there will be one less piece of common culture. Popular TV shows are becoming…

by | Mar 20, 2019

Earlier this week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation to legalize medical marijuana in the state, two years after a constitutional amendment to do so received 70% voter support. The new bill signed by the governor allows medical marijuana to…

by | Mar 18, 2019

Last week, Andrew Yang became the second announced Democratic candidate for president to surpass the 65,000 individual donation threshold to be on the stage in the televised Democratic debates. Yang is the son of Taiwanese immigrants and has a law…

by | Feb 26, 2019

The animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has done it again.  In its latest display of an utter lack of self-awareness, PETA attacked “The Crocodile Hunter”, Steve Irwin, on his birthday. They were incited by the…

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