Kyle Henson

Class of 2015


  • Obamacare unable to keep all of its promises

    Three years after its passing, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — commonly referred to as Obamacare — is just as bad of a law as Republicans always thought it would be. When the bill passed, President Obama laid out three criteria that it would fill. First, if you like your insurance, you can keep it. Second, premiums will decrease by about $2,500 per family. Lastly, it won’t add a p...

    Forum | April 8, 2013
  • Hey Marseilles delivers intimate concert

    Despite playing at The Underground for a crowd of around 50 people, indie folk band Hey Marseilles delivered an intimate and engaging performance last Monday. They took the stage 30 minutes later than the announced start time since the sound check had taken too long. The concert opened with a disjointed collection of instrumentals that turned into the song “Marseilles,” an instrumental lead into “...

    Pillbox | April 8, 2013
  • Court must favor same-sex marriage

    Proposition 8, California’s ban on gay marriage, and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which prevents same sex marriages from being recognized at the Federal level, went before the Supreme Court last week. The court has several options regarding these two laws, but it should dismiss the Proposition 8 case on procedural grounds and overturn DOMA in the name of states’ rights.

    Forum | April 1, 2013
  • Republican ideology shift positive

    This isn’t your father’s Republican Party anymore. America is going through a typical shift: After a party gets trounced in an election cycle, new faces emerge, new messages make their way to the surface, and the old ones get phased out.

    Forum | March 25, 2013
  • Raising minimum wage will not assist citizens

    Matt Mastricova’s article last week, “Time to wage war for minimum wage,” defends President Obama’s recent State of the Union proposal to raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 per hour by 2015. Mastricova cites studies from the University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Economic Policy and Research, which show that minimum wage increas...

    Forum | March 4, 2013