Articles by Molly Meisels

When Common Decency Isn’t So Common


Recently, I had a dinner date with a friend of mine at Eden Wok. This friend is one of the kindest people I know, and he is also one of the most intelligent. He’s a person who would take a bullet for a stranger without a second thought, and I would trust him with my […]

The Border Wall: Isolationism or Safety?


These articles are the first in a new series, in which YU Republicans and Democrats will deconstruct and explain a new policy position every month. In this edition, they tackle the proposed border wall.  Democrats: Build Bridges, Not Walls President Donald J. Trump is a man of many promises. Throughout his unprecedented campaign and shocking […]

Fighting Murder with Murder


White supremacy is dead—or at least that is what some people in America would like us to believe. They try convincing us that the hatred wrapped in starch white hoods and swastika laden flags no longer inhabit this great land. However, white supremacists and their vulgarity are alive and well, contaminating our nation with their […]

Trump-ocalypse: The Social Science Behind Donald Trump’s Popularity


Post-apocalyptic novels and movies have been enjoying heightened popularity as of late.  Many spend their days reading about zombie-infested cities, nuclear wastelands, and robot takeovers. These books satiated the heroine buried within all, who wanted nothing more than to save a devastated world. During this election cycle, a political apocalypse has been predicted by politicians, […]