Two competing perspectives from our Editors-in-Chief on the future of American politics under Joe Biden.
Author: The Kenyon Observer
by Alice Tillman ’21 When cities across the United States first went into lockdown in mid-March in an effort to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a sense that with enough diligence and perseverance, we could stamp the virus out of our lives. “Flatten the Curve” became a daily mantra to remind us that soon
by Molly McLaughlin ’23 In 1998, the Good Friday Agreement was signed in Belfast, Northern Ireland, signifying the beginning of the end of three decades of violent conflict between Irish Catholics and English Protestants. In the twenty-two years since, the Good Friday Agreement has proven to be largely successful, vastly diminishing sectarian violence and creating
by William Yanek ’23 29 years ago, the Soviet Union collapsed and the Cold War ended. This year, there is a new Cold War on the horizon with a new enemy: the Chinese Communist Party. In the past few weeks, tensions between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the West rose to an all time
by Molly Orr ’23 On a hot, sunny day this August, President Donald Trump’s motorcade arrived at the Whirlpool washing machine factory in Clyde, Ohio. It was the first time since 1912 that a sitting president had visited the county. Clyde residents guessed the route the President would take and lined the streets with Trump
by Graham Ball ’21 I watch as a heavily armored police officer standing on the steps of Cleveland’s Justice Center takes careful aim and fires a teargas canister into a group of protesters. The canister strikes a middle-age African-American man in the head, and blood pours down his face as protest medics carry him away.