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China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

The People's Republic of China has steadily been moving towards a totalitarian state, forcing the hand of Western allies on its path to a full indoctrination of the largest population on the planet. United States Vice President Mike Pence has criticized the implementation of this program, claiming that...

For the Love of Reich

For the Love of Reich

Patrick Ales and Natalia Rodriguez

December 28, 2018


Filed under Humorous Commentary, Opinion

It took all of ten minutes on the first day of school for students to realize that Mr. Reich would become an adored member of the English Department. Maybe it was the fact that he was as new to the school as the freshman he taught, or maybe it was the plasma ball sitting on his desk. Either way, ...

Are Professional Sports Becoming Soft?

Are Professional Sports Becoming Soft?

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

December 15, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

Technological advances in the past decades have obviously changed many aspects of society, and the sporting world is no exception. The impact of technology on sports has been overwhelmingly positive, as it has allowed for greater awareness of player safety and offered many improvements in the actual...

France’s Fuel Crisis

France’s Fuel Crisis

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

At the root of any democracy is the right of the people to protest against their government and advocate for their interests. Many times, these protests are organized by an opposing political party or an interest group with the goal of rallying support for their cause. In a separate category stand the...

Florida Referendum on Teacher Pay

Florida Referendum on Teacher Pay

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Florida, apart from being synonymous with beaches and long vacations, is famous for its heated elections. Whether they be national or statewide elections, Florida's demography creates consistently razor-thin margins between candidates. Despite Miami-Dade County's predictable voting behavior, 68% of voters...

Long NASA to the Moon

Long NASA to the Moon

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

United States President Donald Trump has made it no secret that his administration has a great admiration for advanced levels of space technology, as best seen in the announcement of the "Space Force," the new upcoming branch of the U.S. Military aimed at patrolling and controlling- you guessed it- space,...

Enemy of the People?

Enemy of the People?

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

The latest dispute between President Donald Trump and the media has resulted in the first use of Trump's discretionary power to restrict access to his White House. CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta has been an outspoken critic of the President and his relationship with the media. Their...

Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice

Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Humorous Commentary, Opinion, Top Stories

America has long been known for its rich cultural history built upon years and years of tradition and values. While several traditions are considered to be unique to the American people, the true heart and soul of America's cultural heritage occurs in the fall: the Thanksgiving holiday, but more importantly,...

What the Midterms Mean For Us

What the Midterms Mean For Us

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

The low voter turnouts in previous years mixed with the recent political turbulence have finally culminated in what is considered one of the most important elections in recent history - months of campaigning and convincing voters are over. But now with the decisions made, what does that mean for us?...

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Brazil can be considered one of the major powers in Latin America; as home to the majority of the Amazon Rainforest, Brazil also has the largest GDP in the region. Despite its thriving economy, Brazil has high crime rates and corruption, with the impoverished favelas in the cities taking up a large percen...

Assigning Blame

Assigning Blame

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

There may not be a single event that can fundamentally rock a nation to the extent an act of terror can. Instances like the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue force the public to look amongst their own for answers to the multitude of questions that arise from such heinous acts. The motives for an...

The West at a Crossroad in Response to Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance

The West at a Crossroad in Response to Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the Saudi kingdom and the royal family, went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork he needed to marry his fiance. The Saudi government is under intense international pressure as Turkish officials said...

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