Zoe Ferguson
Zoe is a Rory Gilmore wannabe from New Jersey who says she's from New York when people ask. She likes news, guacamole, and dogs that look like their owners.
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These 4 Congresswomen Are Making History

While the 2016 presidential election may yield a vaguely Republican president, Donald Trump, the election has also produced several exciting new female senators who are breaking barriers no matter who our next president is. These women represent mult…
By Zoe Ferguson

Here's How We Could Go To War If Trump Wins

As the results come rolling in on Election Night, many questions are coming into the public consciousness along with them. One important question to ask, however, is a "what if" — if Donald Trump wins the election and becomes president, will the Unit…
By Zoe Ferguson

James Comey Is Laying Low Right Now

On October 28, FBI director James Comey announced the "discovery" of a number of "new" emails from Hillary Clinton's personal email server, with the strong implication that these emails might contain evidence of criminality on Clinton's part. Since t…
By Zoe Ferguson

Ivanka Trump's Instagram Shows Trump's Anxiety

Women have played a bigger role in Donald Trump's campaign, and the presidential election as a whole, than Trump likely expected. In many ways, women's participation in the election has probably come as an unwelcome development — after his vile boast…
By Zoe Ferguson

Another Trump Supporter Attempts Voter Fraud

Despite fairly substantial evidence to the contrary, Donald Trump has insisted throughout the latter portion of his campaign that voter fraud is a large-scale problem in presidential elections. With his warnings, Trump has seemed to be preparing his …
By Zoe Ferguson

Washington State Residents Vote By Mail Only

If you're reading this from the United States, chances are that you will have the opportunity to cast your vote in the presidential election on Nov. 8. For many Americans, the idea of voting conjures up an image of citizens lining up at their local p…
By Zoe Ferguson

This Janet Jackson Remix Is For All "Nasty Women"

As the ridiculous and quotable moments piled up over the hour-and-a-half-long third and final debate, the jokes nearly wrote themselves. Aside from the instant meme factor of "bad hombres," the other standout phrase of the debate was unsurprisingly n…
By Zoe Ferguson

Trump Knows He's Going To Lose, And He's Prepping

At the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday night, Donald Trump revealed he has plans for what he will do when he learns the results of the election on Nov. 8: Rather than accepting the results peacefully, presuming he may lose, Trump tol…
By Zoe Ferguson

You Can Vote Without Declaring A Party

There's no way to miss the message: Uncle Sam wants you to vote this November. Pick a president, any president. Well, not any president, actually. Unless you're planning on writing in your own candidate, like your dog, you'll have to select one of th…
By Zoe Ferguson

The First Debate Drove Viewers To Drink

Every major TV event has its own drink and snack combo. For the Superbowl, it's wings and beer and everything imaginable that can be shaped like footballs. For the Superbowl halftime show, it's more beer and some chips and dip. For the ads during the…
By Zoe Ferguson

Trump Is At Least Not Being Offensive On This

During their first face-off at Monday night's debate, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump switched roles as Clinton addressed Trump as "Donald" and Trump, surprisingly, called his opponent "Secretary Clinton." Changing his tack from the overly familiar …
By Zoe Ferguson

Who Is Trump's Debate Guest, Keith Kellogg?

Many mysteries lurk in the dark, tragic swamp lagoon of Donald Trump's presidential campaign: why is he running as a Republican when he has shown himself to be too bigoted for much of the party to embrace? What does Trump think building a wall will a…
By Zoe Ferguson

Which 'Simpsons' Character Is The Notorious RBG?

The world of The Simpsons is so complex and nuanced, I almost hesitate to compare them to a government branch that sometimes acts on very simple motives, such as the Supreme Court of the United States. Some may say that comparing the Supreme Court to…
By Zoe Ferguson

We Bet Notorious RBG Uses These Emojis

There are two main voices of modernity today. Two ways to express your most passionate views and beliefs to the world. One is the pictorial language of emoji, which used to be called emoticons (and, back when I started texting, didn't exist except fo…
By Zoe Ferguson

UK General Election Map Looks Like Maggie Simpson

People like to search for meaning in their worlds. That's what makes us human: our refusal to take things at face value, and our insistence on seeing a deeper truth where sometimes there just isn't one. This tendency is what makes us freak out about …
By Zoe Ferguson

5 Kids' Foods With Scary Artificial Ingredients

Childhood is a time to live without fear or worries. When I was younger, adults always liked to remind me how terrible adulthood was, so I should live it up while the time was right. In particular, my dad told me constantly that one day, my metabolis…
By Zoe Ferguson

9 Male Celebrities Who Love Hillary Clinton

It's not hard to find Hillary Clinton supporters if you know where to look. It's just like Dr. Seuss said: "It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how." Finding Clinton fans is easy at the Democratic National Convention, for example, or at the B…
By Zoe Ferguson

When Will Jesse Matthew Go To Trial?

The investigation and prosecution for the case of Hannah Graham, the 18-year-old University of Virginia student who went missing in September 2014, has been drawn-out since the beginning. When Graham was reported missing in September, national headli…
By Zoe Ferguson

How Are Relief Efforts Going In Nepal?

After a devastating earthquake struck Nepal on April 25 and killed over 7,000 people, relief efforts are desperately needed. However, although the epicenter of the quake was in the rural Gorkha district, destruction and death affected people all over…
By Zoe Ferguson

12 Incredible Campaign Logo Ideas For Hillary

Between the opinion pieces, the hashtags, and the TV spots about Hillary Clinton's campaign, there's hardly an angle to her 2016 run that the American public hasn't gotten its eager hands on. But one medium has been largely ignored, and it's kind of …
By Zoe Ferguson