An Exciting Semester Ahead: A Welcome from the Editor-in-Chief

By Tanner Weigel, Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer  The school year is now in full swing, and I am thrilled to welcome back all of you…

The College Admissions Scandal: Infuriating But Not Surprising

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer When news broke last week that U.S. federal prosecutors were charging 50 individuals across six states for their involvement in…

Musings On Composer Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer Last week I had the pleasure of attending a performance by the Tempe Symphony Orchestra (before you mock me for…

Emergency Declarations and Separation of Powers: The U.S. Constitutional Order in the Era of Trump

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer In the United States, the three branches of the federal government perform different functions, which are enumerated in the U.S.…

Happy Birthday Arizona

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is upon us once again. As a member of the chronically-single club, I spent last week thinking about…

Crisis in Venezuela

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer The crafting and execution of foreign policy is not an easy gig. In the United States, the actions of the…

When Beliefs Change

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer The Amazon Video series The Man in the High Castle explores a world in which Axis powers have prevailed in World…

The Choices Before Us

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer With a finite number of wakeful hours in any given day, we as humans are constantly forced to make choices…

The 2018 United States Midterms

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer With the whirlwind 2018 U.S. Midterms now behind us, the expected furor of cable-news punditry has materialized. With members of…

The Shifting Sands of Arizona Politics: The Case of Rodney Glassman

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer For the first time in 2010, I was old enough to vote in the U.S. midterm elections. A lifelong resident…