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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"...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Science Supporters Show Up to March

Science Supporters Show Up to March

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Throughout the past week people have flocked to the streets in numbers reminiscent of the women's marches earlier this year. This time, however, people were protesting the supposed anti-science policies of President Donald J. Trump. These people were specifically outraged over the massive funding cuts...

The Dangers of Hazing

The Dangers of Hazing

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

When joining any social group it isn't uncommon for new initiates to "prove" their loyalty by being hazed and completing either humiliating acts or withstanding physical abuse. Unfortunately, this initiation ritual is not as harmless as these social organizations make it seem. Timothy J. Piazza, a 19...

Go Small or Go Home!

Go Small or Go Home!

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Smaller businesses always provide a more one-on-one experience rather than any larger chain business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses make up about 99.7 percent of all U.S. employer firms. This makes smaller businesses power industries which fuels the economy by...

The Rebirth of Older Movies?

The Rebirth of Older Movies?

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Hearing an older movie is going to be rebooted and to be released with a whole new vision and cast is always intriguing. But not every remake is up to everyone's standards, usually being a big let down especially for a big fan of the original picture. Lately, movies that are remade are not the best,...

Mother Nature’s Worst Nightmare: Spring Break

Mother Nature’s Worst Nightmare: Spring Break

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

During spring break people all over the nation, especially students, travel to hot party locations where they can partake in memorable spring break festivities. One of the most popular destinations for those people tend to be beaches, especially in Florida, where the water is warm. Sadly, due to the...

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