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Mass Shooter Leaves Sutherland Springs Devastated

Mass Shooter Leaves Sutherland Springs Devastated

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

What began as a typical Sunday evening at a church in the small town of Sutherland Springs quickly descended into chaos as one of largest mass shootings in Texas history took place. Not long after the unfortunate terrorist attack in New York, 26-year-old male Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire in the Texas...

United States of America v. Manafort and Gates

United States of America v. Manafort and Gates

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

In recent news, Paul J. Manafort Jr and Richard W. Gates III have been indicted by the special counsel, led by FBI top investigator Robert Muller, that is investigating potential Russian involvement in the 2016 elections. Manafort, a well-known member of the Republican Party, is a longtime political...

Emmy Nominated Director Turned Sexual Predator

Emmy Nominated Director Turned Sexual Predator

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

Several sexual assault allegations have been made against award winning director Harvey Weinstein after the release of an explicit audio recording on Oct. 10. According to Ronan Farrow, the reporter from The New Yorker who broke the story, about 13 women have openly confessed that they have been vic...

Puerto Rico Remains Strong in the Aftermath of Maria

Puerto Rico Remains Strong in the Aftermath of Maria

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

  This hurricane season has wreaked havoc like never before with its historically unprecedented destruction; first Harvey in Texas, then Irma in Florida and now Maria in Puerto Rico. On Sept. 22, Puerto Ricans braced themselves for a storm that would leave them without electricity, f...

America’s Deadliest Mass Shooting

America’s Deadliest Mass Shooting

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyMdjvDVnww History was made on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada, when a man opened fire in what is now being considered the deadliest mass shooting the country has ever experienced.  The shooter, Stephen Paddock, sent over 22 thousand bullets flying at attendees of the...

Catalonia’s Vote to Secede from Spain

Catalonia’s Vote to Secede from Spain

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

Catalonia, an autonomous community in Spain has voted to secede from the country and form an independent republic. This referendum, which took place on Oct. 1, has been at the center of Catalon and Spanish politics for years now and represents a radical shift in the tenor of the independence debate....

Another Travel Ban: The Trilogy

Another Travel Ban: The Trilogy

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

The Trump administration recently released a new list of eight countries which will have a temporary travel ban. The extended list, which was issued on Sept. 25, includes North Korea, Venezuela, Yemen, Somalia, Iran, Libya, Chad and Syria. Other than those from Venezuela and Somalia, all other people...

Merkel Kinda Sorta Won Again

Merkel Kinda Sorta Won Again

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

This week, Angela Merkel was re-elected for the fourth time as Chancellor of Germany, a position she has held since 2005, following Gerhard Schröder, who held the seat from 1998 to 2005. However, she won the election by the smallest margin in German history since 1945, with only 33 percent of the vote....

What Happened Clinton?

What Happened Clinton?

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

On Sept. 12, 2017, Hillary Clinton released a memoir titled What Happened? In her book, Clinton gives an in-depth look at her struggles as a woman running for president, talks about her experiences during the campaign, mentions James Comey, “those damn emails” and how sexism influenced her life and ...

The History of DACA and Dreamers

The History of DACA and Dreamers

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Donald Trump called for the repeal of DACA, disappointing many around the country: especially the approximate 800,000 immigrants known as "Dreamers". The term "Dreamer" was coined as a result of the legislative bill DREAM, which stands for Development, Relief and Education for...

Lawsuits Aim to Return Transgender Soldiers to the Military

Lawsuits Aim to Return Transgender Soldiers to the Military

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

With the help of Lambda Legal, an organization that works to fight for citizen's civil rights, two human rights groups, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the OutServe-Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), filed lawsuits against President Trump on Monday, Aug. 21 for his ban on transgender...

Hurricane Harvey Horrendously Hits Texas

Hurricane Harvey Horrendously Hits Texas

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

On Aug. 30, 2017, history was made with the arrival of Hurricane Harvey to Texas's shores. The natural disaster is currently flooding many cities including Houston, Victoria, Austin, Corpus Christi and San Antonio, with some areas being hit worse than others. Rivers, highways, houses, buildings and...

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