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Migrant Caravan: Send it Back?

Migrant Caravan: Send it Back?

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

October 26, 2018

Looking past the Rio Grande on the southern border of the country lies a mosaic of similar countries that share common bonds with the United States. In spite of these ties, a crisis has emerged: a group of seven thousand migrants is marching towards the U.S.-Mexico border demanding entry. The caravan...

President Trump Delivers his First State of the Union Address

President Trump Delivers his First State of the Union Address

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

On Tuesday night, around 46.7 million people nationwide gathered around their television screens to watch the long-awaited 2018 State of Union Address by the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. During this annual speech, presidents present the accomplishments that their administrations...

U.S. Ending El Salvadorian Citizens’ Temporary Protection Status

U.S. Ending El Salvadorian Citizens’ Temporary Protection Status

Daniel Cortes, highlights contributor

January 18, 2018

The Trump Administration has announced that immigrants from El Salvador have lost their protection to stay in the United States. In 2001, the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was granted to citizens of El Salvador after the country was struck with two major earthquakes that left many with nowhere to ...

Burqas or Bikinis?

Burqas or Bikinis?

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

Due to the impending crisis in the Middle East, a flood of Syrian refugees have come into Western Europe. Individual countries and the European Union (EU) have been trying to effectively deal with both the sheer number of immigrants and how to integrate them into society. Norway has taken a pioneering and ...

The History of DACA and Dreamers

The History of DACA and Dreamers

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Donald Trump called for the repeal of DACA, disappointing many around the country: especially the approximate 800,000 immigrants known as "Dreamers". The term "Dreamer" was coined as a result of the legislative bill DREAM, which stands for Development, Relief and Education for...

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

On the weekend of May 6, France elected Emmanuel Macron as their new president. This comes amid some of the lowest approval ratings ever for the current president, François Hollande, which have recently been hovering around four percent. Many cite the dismal approval ratings as his reason for not running...

Trump Gets Trumped

Trump Gets Trumped

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

President Trump's efforts to restrict entry of immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries to the U.S. have been trumped.  Less than a month into his term, he has succeeded in bringing 52 lawsuits against himself and his administration, some related to this ban.  On Feb. 3, Federal District Court...

Clinton versus Trump: The Final Showdown

Clinton versus Trump: The Final Showdown

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

On Oct. 19, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the final grueling 90-minute presidential debate of the 2016 election.  In the short time that elapsed between the second and third debate, several women came forward publicly accusing Mr. Trump of sexual...

Recap: November 9 – 15

Recap: November 9 – 15

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 15, 2015

International Affairs Myanmar election: Suu Kyi's NLD wins landslide victory "Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy [NLD] has won a landslide election victory, officials say. With more than 80% of contested seats now declared, Aung San Suu Kyi's party has more than the two-thirds it need...

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