Emmett Eldred

Class of 2017


  • Clinton not yet a proven progressive

    Benjamin Franklin famously said that only three things were inevitable: death, taxes, and President Hillary Clinton. This Sunday, Clinton ended over 200 years of speculation when she officially announced her candidacy for President of the United States.

    Forum | April 20, 2015
  • CA water restrictions doomed if agriculture won’t conserve

    As United States Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.) throws snowballs on the Senate floor to prove that climate change doesn’t exist, California is facing a climate change crisis. Dry weather coupled with warmer than average winters have depleted the State’s water supplies to dangerous levels.

    Forum | April 13, 2015
  • Indiana religious freedom law is worse than other RFRAs

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law this week. Critics of the bill point out that the RFRA gives businesses a legal defense to discriminate against consumers for religious reasons. For instance, a Christian caterer could refuse to cater a same-sex wedding, or a Christian coffee shop owner could deny service to a gay customer.

    Forum | April 6, 2015
  • Imagine Ted Cruz's America: it's ridiculous and horrible

    Last Monday, Senator Ted Cruz kicked off the 2016 presidential election season by announcing his candidacy for president. Throughout his speech, titled "The Promise of America," Cruz invited his audience to imagine an America governed by his policies. So I invite you to do the same. Imagine, if you will, the promise of Ted Cruz’s America.

    Forum | March 30, 2015