Respecting Celebrities’ Privacy: Where Do We Draw the Line?

By Amanda Cardini, Co-editor From the drama between Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump to the seemingly never ending news on the Kardashian clan, the media…

The Danger of Denying Sexual Harassment

By Amanda Cardini, Co-editor The last year was fraught with sexual harassment claims. Perhaps beginning with numerous allegations at Fox News involving top employees like…

Know Your World Leaders

By Aaron Rockwell, Staff Writer I’m often swept up by sensationalist Putin stories, but as far as some of the other low-key world leaders, I lose…

Trump, Russian Oil, and “The Odious Smell of Truth”

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief Last Sunday night, at about 11:00 p.m., I found myself headed through the U.S.-Mexico border, the nose of the car pointed…

Desperation Rises in America’s Prisons

By Chris Barton, Co-Editor There are things that I really wish I could stop writing about, and chief among them are prison uprisings. It is…

Contradictory Agendas: T-Bird’s Trump Connection

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief It started with a name on the side of a building.  If it’s not a name you’ve noticed before, you’re blameless;…

The New Mexico-U.S. Relationship: A Realpolitik Forecast

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer President-elect Trump is taking office on January 20th. Are we fully aware of the negative impact of his inflammatory rhetoric…

The Morning After and the Road Ahead

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer Many Americans went to bed feeling sad and woke up feeling scared after the so-called Trump Shock. Many Americans were…

Choosing the Lesser Evil?

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer The “lesser evil” principle explains the dilemma when faced with two alternatives that results in a non-common-good goal. In this situation,…

Thunderbird in a Divided World: A Statement from the Das Tor Staff

In order to emphasize the importance of the results of Tuesday’s Presidential election, the editorial staff of Das Tor has decided to forego our usual…