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Political Parties Argue Over Kavanaugh Controversy

Political Parties Argue Over Kavanaugh Controversy

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?

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

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 ...

Trump’s Tweet Incites Violence against Ilhan Omar

Trump’s Tweet Incites Violence against Ilhan Omar

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...

Very Nice: Vice

Very Nice: Vice

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

January 14, 2019

Release Date: Dec. 25, 2018 Director: Adam McKay Starring: Christian Bale (Dick Cheney), Sam Rockwell (George W. Bush), Steve Carell (Donald Rumsfeld), Amy Adams (Lynne Cheney) Our Rating: A When it comes to explaining complicated things to people who don't understand them, Adam McKay, director of "Vice," m...

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Low Wage Workers

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Low Wage Workers

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,...

Partial Government Shutdown Continues over Funding for Border Wall

Partial Government Shutdown Continues over Funding for Border Wall

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

December 26, 2018

Federal employees across the nation can expect to work without pay or remain home after the end of winter vacation, as the government remains partially shut down. With no end in sight to the disagreement about the budget for a potential border wall on the Mexico-United States frontier.  Government workers...

Kavanaugh and Ford Testify Before the Senate

Kavanaugh and Ford Testify Before the Senate

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

October 6, 2018

After weeks of anticipation, Thursday, Sept. 27 brought forth two emotionally charged testimonies to determine the future of the United States Supreme Court. With millions of eyes on them, nominee Brett Kavanaugh vigorously defended himself from probes into his past and allegations of sexual assault...

The Age of Accountability

The Age of Accountability

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

It is fair to say that public officials get held to a higher standard than the average citizen; they are elected or appointed to serve the best interests of the people and should act accordingly. Making the distinction between how a certain action is seen when committed by a public official or a private...

Colombian Crackdown on Corruption

Colombian Crackdown on Corruption

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

August 23, 2018

Like several other countries in Latin America, Colombia has been fighting an ongoing battle against government corruption and its negative effects on the development of the nation. Colombian citizens aim to tackle this problem with a new referendum up for a vote. The movement, known as #7vecessi, or #7tim...

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 13, 2018

When thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangladesh on July 29, they expected safer roads, accountable governance and the upholding of the rule of law.  Instead, they were met with tear gas and rubber bullets from security forces and violent attacks from counter-protesters. The protests...

Government Shutdown: Who Was Responsible?

Government Shutdown: Who Was Responsible?

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Since the results of the 2016 election and the induction of President Trump, both the presidency and Congress are controlled by Republican Party majority. Between the both of them, they are trying to accomplish goals on the Republican agenda, as well as the campaign promises made by President Trump....

Fidel Castro’s Death: The End of an Era

Fidel Castro’s Death: The End of an Era

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

Symbol of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro was pronounced dead on Friday, Nov. 25.  After leading Cuba for nearly half a century, as both prime minister and president, Fidel Castro's death has shook the world. "Fidel's death has had a great impact not only here but in Cuba. I feel happy for the...

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