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Jemele Hill vs the White House: Calling out White Supremacy

Jemele Hill vs the White House: Calling out White Supremacy

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

ESPN host Jemele Hill has been facing controversy over these past two weeks regarding a string of tweets she sent out criticizing President Trump and the Republican Party. On Sept. 11, she slammed Donald Trump as "the most ignorant, offensive president" of her lifetime, saying among other things that ...

Christopher Columbus Stirs Up the Tea Once Again

Christopher Columbus Stirs Up the Tea Once Again

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

In recent news, la Niña and la Pinta ship replicas have stirred up controversy all throughout the media. La Niña and la Pinta were two of the three ships that Christopher Columbus sailed on his long, arduous journey to the New World. Today, the replicas of both ships are used as "sailing museums"...

India Denies Abortion to Rape Victim

India Denies Abortion to Rape Victim

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

Controversy about rape laws rose to the attention of many when a 10-year old girl from India was sexually abused and forced to have the baby. The victim's rapist is known to be her maternal uncle, who had raped her over a course of six or seven months. The parents, aware of their daughter's pregnancy...

Feminine Products: A “Luxury” Now Free in Federal Prisons

Feminine Products: A “Luxury” Now Free in Federal Prisons

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Women around the world know the extreme necessity of feminine sanitary products when the time of the month hits. Such products have imposed taxes on them making it more expensive and out of reach for women of lower income and women who come from underdeveloped countries. Incarcerated women also face...

Venezuela’s Government Moves Backwards Not Forwards

Venezuela’s Government Moves Backwards Not Forwards

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

For 18 years Venezuela has found itself under the control of the United Socialist Party, once led by Hugo Chavez and now by Nicolas Maduro. Clashes between Chavistas and the opposition have been long running and even violent and are currently at their worst. Members of the opposition have taken to protesting...

Now We Got Bad Blood

Now We Got Bad Blood

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Taylor Swift did not know he was trouble. In 2013, at the time of Swift's Red tour during a meet-and-greet, Swift did not expect to be harassed. What should have been a fun, friendly photo turned in to a disaster when the alleged DJ David Mueller was said to have groped Swift's bottom from under her dre...

Tiki Torches Torch Race Relations in Rowdy Riot

Tiki Torches Torch Race Relations in Rowdy Riot

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

On Saturday, Aug.12, violence broke out in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia. It began with a group of white supremacists, Neo-Nazis, and members of the Ku Klux Klan protesting against the removal of a Confederate monument. However, their protest was counter-protested by those in support of the...

#ProtectTransTroop

#ProtectTransTroop

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

August 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Instead of moving towards equality for everyone, society in 2017 finds itself once again shifting far from it. On July 26, Trump reached out on Twitter to state that the "United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military." The transgender...

Red Light, Blue Light, One Light, Two Light

Red Light, Blue Light, One Light, Two Light

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

As technology continues to develop at an exponential rate, governments have found ways to incorporate the new developments in law enforcement. In recent years, one of the most common uses has been the red light traffic camera. For the most part, the cameras can be found at busy intersections where there...

The Comey Controversy

The Comey Controversy

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

May 20, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

The system of checks and balances embedded in the United States Constitution seeks to ensure that not one person, not even the President, is above the rule of law.  This system has thus far been relatively effective in preventing any one individual from retaining disproportionate power.  On May 9,...

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

In a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, President Donald J. Trump Jr. revealed critical information regarding the Islamic State to the Russian representatives present. Trump revealed that England and the U.S. have banned electronic devices on flights to and from several Middle Eastern countries because of alleged terrorism plots hatched by ISIS. Just a few hours later, it was revealed that the source of that information was Israel which is a c...

PC vs Mac: A Timeless Debate

PC vs Mac: A Timeless Debate

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

These days many  buying a new computer is tough with choices like: the Mac, or the more affordable option: PC. However, are Macs really even preferable? With PC's often times superior hardware and countless customization options they are by far the better choice when looking for a new computer or...

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