By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. The rising prices of insulin are causing some diabetics to ration their supply, with some have even died as a consequence of not being able to afford their vital medication. Insulin is primarily used by type 1 diabetics who don’t produce the insulin needed for their bodies to convert sugar into energy. Diabetes is a very serious disease, as it … Continue reading Insulin: The markup
By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. The 2020 presidential race continues to heat up as Howard Schultz recently announced that he is “seriously considering running for president as a centrist independent.” Yes, the CEO of Starbucks wants to throw his hat into one of the most consequential presidential races in American history. Why does this matter? Well let me explain. In 2000, many viewed Ralph Nader, … Continue reading Howard Schultz 2020?
By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. Last Monday Kamala Harris announced that she will be running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. The announcement, made on “Good Morning America” was soon followed by an official video on her various social media accounts. The video, which has (as of this writing) been viewed over four million times on Twitter alone, is a brief … Continue reading Kamala Harris’ 2020 Announcement
By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. President Donald Trump has been mired by investigation and speculation from the day he took office. Many political pundits and news personalities see it as an inevitability that Trump will be impeached before the end of his tenure as President of the United States. They cite Trump’s questionable financial background, his fondness of Vladimir Putin, and the indictment of more … Continue reading Will Trump be impeached before the 2020 election?
By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. Yesterday Bernie Sanders’ new book Where We Go From Here was released in bookstores across America. Quite apropos given that he is almost assuredly going to be a contender in the democratic primary for 2020. In his new book, Sen. Sanders discusses various moments he experienced from June of 2016 to the present day. His book begins with his struggle to claw the … Continue reading Bernie Sanders talks resistance and politics in new book
By SGA Correspondent Tim Howard This week, The Torch thought it best to discuss something which would be just as pertinent to inform the campus community about.And that is to describe exactly what the SGA is and what it’s roles are. The point is to give you (the reader) a basic impression of the SGA’s roles and responsibilities here on campus. I implore to investigate … Continue reading SGA: what can the student government do for you?
By SGA Correspondent Tim Howard. Last Monday, the Student Government Association was presented with details of the new first year residence halls to replace the dated Quad. The presentation included a plethora of information regarding the various plans and the time tables for the completion of such a sizable project. Here are some of the biggest changes to watch out for in the coming months. … Continue reading SGA: New first-year residence hall updates