Should Sports Players and Teams Acknowledge the BLM Movement?

Since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem six years ago, protests against systemic racism have sparked many debates. However, they are important to establish dialogue surrounding important issues.

Maïa Berthier, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2020

With the latest upbringing of the Black Lives Matter movement, many sports teams and individuals in athletics have spoken out or protested regarding police brutality and systemic racism that the Black community currently faces. Below is a side-by-side piece representing both the positives and the negatives...

Would Reopening Schools in the Fall be a Wise Choice?

The White House blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from testifying on reopening schools  in front of Capitol Hill lawmakers.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

July 22, 2020

As of July 2020, the state of Florida has surpassed 300,000 COVID-19 cases, quickly becoming the United States' epicenter of the virus. The surge of cases is due to many citizens refusing to wear masks with many also ignoring social distancing rules. The growing amount of individuals who do not believe ...

Updates on Ukraine: Two Arrested on Suspicion of Campaign Finance Violations

Florida businessmen tied to president Donald Trump's election campaign were arrested on suspicion of campaign finance violations.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Two businessmen were arrested and charged for violating campaign finance laws on Oct. 9 while attempting to fly to Vienna from a Virginia airport. They were associated to President Donald Trump through his lawyer Rudy Giuliani. This is all amidst the impeachment inquiry, adding to the evidence that Congress...

Donald Trump: The Presidential Impeachment of a Criminal in Office

President Trump is being investigated for asking a foreign government to interfere in the election.

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Impeachment rumors have swirled the Donald Trump's presidency since inauguration day, first because of Russian interference in the 2016 election, then for his private businesses and now for allegations of colluding with Ukraine to win the 2020 election. While this is still a developing story, there is already enough disturbing evidence...

Political Parties Argue Over Kavanaugh Controversy

Pictured above is Brett Kavanaugh in his 2018 hearing that discussed allegations against him.

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Since 2018, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of three different cases of sexual misconduct. These allegations have not only caused conflict with the American people, but this has been a particularly notable subject between the Republican and Democratic parties, so much so that th...

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

A couple mourns the fallen victims of the  El Paso shooting.

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

August 8, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, just minutes after 10:30 A.M., a 21-year-old male walked into a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and began to open fire on civilians. With the number of fatalities recently being updated to 22, national disappointment in the American system has increased as well. This is just another ...

Maximum Security Doesn’t “Secure” the Kentucky Derby Win

Kentucky Derby fans were torn over the calls made by officials at the 145th race.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

This past Friday, May 4, the 145th annual running of the Kentucky derby took place. There were 20 contenders in the competition and each participant raced around the track for a total distance of 1.25 miles, as was done in the previous years. However, this year there was a discrepancy relating to the...

Trump’s Tweet Incites Violence against Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar’s words about 9/11 sparked many arguments throughout the nation.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

On Mar. 23, Ilhan Omar gave a speech to the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) discouraging Islamophobia. Within this speech, she referred to the 9/11 terrorist attacks as an event where “some people" (a small part of the Muslim faith) "did something" (this terrorist attack). However, her...

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Low Wage Workers

As the government shutdown stretches on, many of the departments are stopping operations or even temporarily closing.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

After almost three weeks of a partial government shutdown, low-wage government workers have had to handle their lives without a steady income. The length of this shutdown has made it difficult for families with one sole provider to pay for food, bills or even rent. The numbers are not completely clear,...

Jane Doe: Her Body, Her Choice

Women gather to protest Jane Doe being denied her right to abort.

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Since the 2016 presidential election, there has been much upheaval regarding immigration, both legal and illegal. The POTUS surrounded most of his campaign  around solutions to one of the "greatest" threats facing the United States, also known as the illegal immigration of certain "bad men"; nonetheless, Trump was real...

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