Elle Reynolds
Elle Reynolds
Elle Reynolds

Elle Reynolds is an intern at the Federalist, and a senior at Patrick Henry College studying government and journalism. You can follow her work on Twitter at @_etreynolds.

A Guide To Christmas Shopping For College Students, By A College Student

I asked some friends what their favorites gifts at college have been, or what gifts they’d love to get this Christmas. Here are some recommendations.

Christians Aren’t In Existential Despair If Biden Won, Because Government Isn’t Our God

It is because we hope in an eternal savior that we joyfully continue our daily lives. We don’t need a week off of classes or work to mourn an election. Our daily joys have suffered no loss of meaning.

New Lawsuit Alleges Pennsylvania Democrats Broke Election Laws

The number of lawsuits Pennsylvania’s ballot-counting process has accrued so far is higher than the number of times the Phillies have won the World Series.

Republican Mark Robinson Will Be North Carolina’s First Black Lieutenant Governor

Political outsider Mark Robinson just became the first black lieutenant governor of North Carolina, defeating an opponent who has been in state government for 25 years.

While Fearmongering About Voter Intimidation, The Left Promises To Revolt If Trump Wins

While spinning false and exaggerated stories of right-wing threats, the left is ignoring perhaps the biggest threat of voter intimidation. Why? Because it’s coming from their own ranks.

What Can The Vice President Actually Do?

Trump and Biden’s ages have many wondering about their running mates’ influence and power. What is the historical precedent for a vice president’s role?

Music Publicist Says She Was Fired By Email For Attending Trump Rally

‘We infer that you support the policies and ideologies of Donald Trump’s administration, which blatantly undermine the values we uphold,’ the email said.

California Just Declared War On Thanksgiving With Kafka-Level Regulations

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new regulations ban gatherings of more than three households, outlaw indoor gatherings, require guests to sit six feet apart, and suggest serving your turkey in ‘single-serve disposable containers.’

Parents, Teachers Fight Virginia School Board’s Attempt To Ban Discussion Of ‘White Privilege’

A policy proposed by the Loudoun County School Board would keep teachers from challenging the board’s positions on racial equity and sexual orientation, even in teachers’ private lives.

Blue Checkmarks Are Hurling Insanely Racist Remarks At Gal Gadot Over Her Perfect Casting As Cleopatra

Blue checkmarks are targeting Gadot for everything from being Israeli to being ‘too pretty.’ But Gadot has more in common with Cleopatra than your average Hollywood starlet.

Democrats: It’s Trump’s Fault We’re Burning Down American Institutions

The left and the right agree that American institutions are under attack. They just disagree on what those institutions are and who’s doing the attacking.

When FDR Tried It, Court-Packing Backfired Big Time

Increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court to further your political agenda isn’t a new idea. That doesn’t mean it’s a good one.

Ted Cruz Calls Chris Wallace’s Moderating ‘Abysmal,’ ‘Whiny,’ And ‘Petulant’

“It was clear which side he was rooting for,” Sen. Cruz said of Wallace after the debate.

The Ancient Commission On Presidential Debates Means Failing, Outdated Debate Formats

The average age of the Commission’s Board of Directors is over 70, and their preferences of a bygone era shows.

Both Are In The Same Church, But Media Love Joe Biden’s Faith And Hate Amy Coney Barrett’s

Biden’s faith has been celebrated, but potential SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett is already facing questions and criticism about her faith in the exact same religion.

A 1930s Communist Spy Can Help Explain What’s Motivating The Riots

Peaceful onlookers struggle to understand violent actions ostensibly committed in pursuit of justice. An earlier generation of Americans had the same questions about communism.

‘My Mom Got Ordained Online,’ And Other Tales From COVID Brides

Planning a wedding during societal shutdowns reminded these couples of an age-old lesson: don’t get caught up in the ceremony, because it’s the marriage that matters.

I Watched ‘Mulan’ So You Don’t Have To

Setting aside the film’s ties to the Chinese Communist Party, Disney’s remake of ’Mulan’ still lacked the wit and depth of the original animated movie.

Liberty Students Divided On Falwell Scandal, Grapple With Balancing Justice And Grace

Students disagree about whether Falwell should have been asked to leave sooner, and whether more change is still needed from the university’s leadership.

Miami Herald Defenestrates Cuban Sports Reporter For Criticizing White Millionaire QB

Armando Salguero said he was ‘sick of the America bashing by people who have never lived and would never live anywhere else.’ The Miami Herald’s publisher called his comment ‘deeply troubling.’