The Trump presidency has been incredibly successful

The Trump presidency has been incredibly successful

By almost every single way of measuring it, President Trump has been extremely successful thus far. In my opinion, a president’s economic policy is their most important job. President Trump gets an A+ in this area. Second would be foreign policy, and President Trump has excelled here as well (as unexpected as this may be).

Lyft commits to saving the environment, one commute at a time

Lyft commits to saving the environment, one commute at a time

This past week, Lyft, another extremely popular ride-sharing service, announced that they would be adding a “self-imposed carbon tax” to their services, so that each ride will assist in the fight against climate change. In essence, this tax is used to try to offset the harm that Lyft rides are doing to the environment.

Mission accomplished?

Mission accomplished?

Ten days ago, 105 missiles filled the skies of Damascus and Homs. Earlier that week, butcher-in-chief Bashar-al Assad once again used chemical weapons on innocent civilians. America, France and the U.K. took action. Coordinated airstrikes targeted his Barzah Research Center and the Him-Shinshar chemical weapons complex.

Some advice on CT politics this summer

Some advice on CT politics this summer

Summer break will start soon, which means that those of you who read the Daily Campus opinion section regularly will have to go without our razor sharp political insight for the next several months (barring one or two articles we might put up online). So I thought it best to end this year with a quick column talking about the elections coming up in Connecticut because 90% of UConn is from CT (didn’t check that statistic but I think I’m in the ballpark).

The case for free college

The estimated total price of tuition at public colleges (after state subsidization) is around $75 billion. The federal government already spends a similar amount on its hodgepodge of grants and loans, with about a third of that money going to public universities. Repurposing this money to simply pay for tuition would cover part of the cost.