Kyle Henson

Class of 2015


  • Three changes could fix fiscal cliff

    For those of you who don’t know, the U.S. is currently facing what the Congressional Budget Office has determined to be a 1.3 percent Gross Domestic Prouct (GDP) contraction for the first half of 2013 as a result of the so called “fiscal cliff,” a combination of tax increases and spending cuts designed to reduce the deficit.

    Forum | December 3, 2012
  • Individuals should find a ‘higher power’ in life

    After going through an atheist and an agnostic phase, I strongly believe in God. I don’t believe in a religious God, nor an anthropomorphic bearded white dude, but the kind of God who got bored one day, snapped his fingers, created the universe and then sat back with a piña colada to watch it unfold.

    Forum | November 19, 2012
  • Social conservatism is dead

    Tuesday’s election didn’t amount to a rejection of the Republican party, but a rejection of social conservatism. This didn’t play out too strongly in the presidential election, but in state-wide ballot measures and Senate races, social conservatism was almost unilaterally rejected by the American public.

    Forum | November 12, 2012
  • Americans must practice vigilance through voting

    If I were to ever get a tattoo, it’d say, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” Nothing better sums up, in my mind, how crucial it is to vote in not only this election, but in every election.

    Forum | November 5, 2012
  • Electoral College explained

    As election season draws to a close, the candidates for the presidency are making their last speeches in the 11 battleground states that will decide which candidate gains the 270 votes necessary to win the election and goes on to occupy the Oval Office this January.
    There are a total of 538 electoral votes at play in the presidential election. In order to be elected president, a candidate must wi...

    News | November 5, 2012