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Another Travel Ban: The Trilogy

Another Travel Ban: The Trilogy

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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...

President Trump Pardons Arizona Sheriff

President Trump Pardons Arizona Sheriff

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

September 2, 2017

On Friday, Aug. 25, Donald Trump issued his first pardon as president on behalf of Sheriff Joseph Arpaio. Sheriff Arpaio, a law enforcer in the state of Arizona, was pardoned for defying a federal court order. He is known for his stances on illegal immigration and his primary role in an investigation...

North Korea Reacts To Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise

North Korea Reacts To Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017

On August 21, the annual 10-day military exercise between the Republic of Korea and the United States (also called the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian) began. This exercise has been in place since 1976 and was initiated to enhance both countries' readiness for war.  The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian focuses on training...

Calexit: The Next Brexit?

Calexit: The Next Brexit?

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017

Since President Trump's election victory, some Californians have begun to set in motion their idea of seceding from the union and becoming an independent country. As of now, the party leading these efforts is the "Yes California Campaign". Before the official legal process can begin, they are attempting...

White House in Turmoil Following Sean Spicer’s Resignation

White House in Turmoil Following Sean Spicer’s Resignation

Natalia Torres, News Editor

July 27, 2017

Just six months after Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the United States, Sean Spicer resigned from his position as White House Press Secretary.  While Mr. Spicer hoped to last at least a year in this position, his resignation was catalyzed by his vehement disagreement with the President's...

Last Night’s Mistake Didn’t Hurt Gianforte’s Big Break

Last Night’s Mistake Didn’t Hurt Gianforte’s Big Break

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

May 27, 2017

On Thursday, May 25, Montana held an election to determine who will finally take the role as the member of the United States House of Representatives for the state's at-large congressional district.  The votes were counted, and in the end, Republican Greg Gianforte won the special election. However,...

Terror at the University of Texas

Terror at the University of Texas

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017

On Monday, April 2,  a student with a hunting knife slashed one person to death and injured three others at the University of Texas. All victims were around the ages of 20 and 21, all were male and all were students at the university.  This caused a spur of terror on campus until the man was apprehended...

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