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Many Marches, One Message–March for Our Lives Around the World

Many Marches, One Message–March for Our Lives Around the World

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

The March for Our lives was a massive protest against gun violence that took place in Washington D.C. and over 800 other cities around the world on Mar. 24, 2018. It was announced by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting just four days after the tragedy, with the goal of pressuring the...

Horror Strikes Again

Horror Strikes Again

Jesse Zambrano, Joshua McKerrow/Capital Gazette

March 23, 2018

A month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Great Mills High School in Maryland suffered a school shooting at the hands of student Austin Wyatt Rollins. Rollins brought his father's Glock 9-millimeter to school, injuring two students: Jaelynn Willey and Desmond Barnes. Willey...

Another One Bites the Dust: White House Communications Director Resigns

Another One Bites the Dust: White House Communications Director Resigns

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

In the most recent barrage of news from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, it was revealed that the White House Communications Director, Hope Hicks, is resigning. In the past few months, the Trump Administration has dealt with several losses, especially officials from the Communications team. The 29-year old's...

Florida Considers a School Safety Bill

Florida Considers a School Safety Bill

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

After the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, debates about how to prevent another tragedy similar to it ignited around the nation. Chief among those debates were the topics of gun control, specifically whether or not to increase it, and the possibility...

Colleges Stand With Student Activists

Colleges Stand With Student Activists

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018

In the aftermath of the Parkland school massacre, students all over the United States walked out of their classes in order to exercise their right to peacefully protest. Various schools warned the students that if they participated in the walkout, they were in danger of having disciplinary action on...

Russian Plane Crashes and Kills All 71 Passengers

Russian Plane Crashes and Kills All 71 Passengers

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

A Saratov Airlines flight crashed near Moscow last Sunday, Feb. 11, plummeting into the snowy terrain and killing all 71 people on board. State-run Russian media announced that the commercial airplane did not report any problems before abruptly disappearing from radar shortly after takeoff from Moscow's...

President Trump Delivers his First State of the Union Address

President Trump Delivers his First State of the Union Address

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

On Tuesday night, around 46.7 million people nationwide gathered around their television screens to watch the long-awaited 2018 State of Union Address by the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. During this annual speech, presidents present the accomplishments that their administrations...

Women’s March: Power to the Polls

Women’s March: Power to the Polls

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

A year ago, on Jan. 21, 2017, millions of women from all over the United States came together to rally for equality and demonstrate their passion for female empowerment after the election of Donald Trump. Having taken place across the country, and even around the world, the marches were some of the l...

The Cold Winter Olympics. A Divided Korea.

The Cold Winter Olympics. A Divided Korea.

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

It all started at the end of the Second World War. The Japanese empire found itself completely destroyed after American troops entered the war and dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. After this, Europe started to somewhat recover from the war. However, Korea, a nation which was completely...

New Year, New Agenda

New Year, New Agenda

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

January is the time of the year when many of us make goals for ourselves and those around us. President Trump, in keeping with this tradition, released his plans for 2018 as the hectic mid-term elections approach. In Sept. of 2017, controversy sparked when President Trump repealed DACA, leaving many...

Hawaii: A State of Chaos

Hawaii: A State of Chaos

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018

All year round, Hawaii is a key destination for tourists who want to enjoy beautiful beaches and fun-filled adventures in the mountains. What began as a relaxing day at the beach for many soon descended into chaos when a missile alert was sent out to all mobile phones by state officials. The alert r...

Amazon and Microsoft Employees Involved in Sex-Trafficking Crimes

Amazon and Microsoft Employees Involved in Sex-Trafficking Crimes

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

January 5, 2018

As 2017 ended, there would be one more scandal as Amazon and Microsoft employees were accused of taking part in a sex-trafficking crime. Employees of these big-time companies would allegedly send emails to pimps back and forth in the hopes of having sexual-intercourse with trafficked women. Transactions...

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