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Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders compete for Democratic nomination

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders compete for Democratic nomination

Laura Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Recently, several Democratic candidates have dropped out of the race, leaving Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as the only contenders for their parties’ nomination. The Super Tuesday primaries proved that Biden has more support than Bernie and is likely to stay the same.  Each state has its own set number of delegat...

Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Bernie Sanders for President...again?

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

United States Senator Bernie Sanders recently announced that he will be entering the 2020 presidential race and neither him nor his supporters have shown any sign of discouragement following his 2016 defeat. In the 24 hours following his announcement, his campaign raised nearly $6 million in donations ...

Recap: May 16 – 22

In news this week: Chibok girls found, Egyptair flight goes down in the Mediterranean, desegregation ruling in Mississippi and Sanders versus the DNC.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 22, 2016

International Affairs First missing Chibok girl found after 2 years as Boko Haram prisoner "When Amina Ali Nkeki was kidnapped by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram more than two years ago, she was a mere schoolgirl. On Tuesday night, she apparently wandered out of a forest, asking for help, acc...

Recap: May 9 – 15

In news this week: Rousseff impeachment process picks back up, ISIS claims string of attacks across Iraq, the bison is now the US national mammal and George Zimmerman attempts to sell the weapon used in the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 15, 2016

International Affairs Brazil crisis: Rousseff impeachment process 'back on track' "An impeachment process against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff appears to be back on track after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his surprise decision to suspend a crucial vote. Speaker Waldir ...

Recap: April 11 – 17

Kerry visits Hiroshima, Volodymyr Groysman is Ukraine's new PM, Obama admits his worst mistake and Sanders and Pope Francis meet in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 17, 2016

International Affairs Refugees tear-gassed at Macedonia-Greece border "Hundreds of people were injured when Macedonian police fired tear gas on a group of refugees as they tried to break through a fence on the Greece-Macedonia border, the medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF) said. 'O...

Recap: April 4 – 10

Greece deports migrants, Paris attack suspect arrested, Mississippi passes controversial bill and update on Keystone pipeline leak in this week's news.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 10, 2016

International Affairs Greece Starts Deporting Migrants to Turkey as E.U. Deal Takes Effect "They had braved risks and hardships to get to Greece, having crossed the narrow strait from Turkey in flimsy rafts like nearly a million others last year — with hundreds dying along the way. But on Mo...

Recap: March 21 – 27

This week: Brussels attack, Obama in Cuba, North Carolina's controversial law and Sanders sweeps in

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 27, 2016

International Affairs BRUSSELS ATTACKS: AT LEAST 30 KILLED AS EXPLOSIONS HIT AIRPORT AND METRO STATION "The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for twin attacks that have left at least 30 people dead following a suspected suicide bombing at a Brussels airport and an explo...

Cast Your Vote

Amid dwindling voter turnout, why should you go out to vote?

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 26, 2016

With the Florida Primary behind us, Florida voters are left with feelings of political pressure. Candidates from both parties were making Florida visits, as Florida was a crucial state to win; in this case, the winner takes all the delegates. Having just turned 18, I experienced the polls for the...

Florida Primary

Trump supporters were found on voting day in front of Gables and refused to leave when asked to by security.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016

On March 15,  five states and one U.S. territory voted in the primaries, including Florida. Florida is the most important state for republicans in these primaries as it has 99 delegates and winner-takes-all. Trump won with 45.8 percent of the votes in Florida, while Hillary won with 64.5 percent....

Recap: March 7 – 13

Stabbing in Israel, nuclear threat from Iran, Sanders takes Michigan, youth sues for measures against climate change and more in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 13, 2016

International Affairs American student killed in 1 of 3 terror attacks in Israel during Biden visit "An American student from Vanderbilt University was stabbed to death in one of three bloody terror attacks that  rocked Israel Tuesday, just as Vice President Biden arrived in Tel Aviv to meet ...

Recap: December 14 – 20

National Front Party loses in France, Mother Teresa to be a saint, US striking harder against ISIS, Congress budget approved and more in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 20, 2015

International Affairs  National Front Party in France Is Dealt a Setback in Regional Elections "French voters dealt a sharp setback to the far-right National Front in regional elections on Sunday, depriving the party of victory in any of the country’s 13 regions, according to projections b...

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