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2020 presidential election list continues to grow

2020 presidential election list continues to grow

Natalia Pallas, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

With presidential elections only a year away, many Democrats have come up to announce their running in the 2020 presidential race in hopes of denying President Donald Trump a second term. What may seem as one of the longest lists of liberal candidates running — 14 declared and dozens considering a campai...

Trump’s national emergency is not such an emergency

Trump’s national emergency is not such an emergency

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

Since announcing his candidacy in 2015, President Donald Trump promised a stronger America. With his ideas and thoughts relying on the slogan “Make America Great Again,” he vowed to decrease taxes, exit from the Paris Climate Accord, eradicate ISIS and, most importantly, build a 1,827 mile-long wall on...

The Unnecessary National Emergency

The Unnecessary National Emergency

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

On Friday, Feb. 15, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency because of the influx of immigrants crossing the border between the United States and Mexico. Before this, he signed a spending bill that included funding for the border wall, but the money that was budgeted was lower than what...

Estados Unidos en estado de emergencia: cierre gubermental

Estados Unidos en estado de emergencia: cierre gubermental

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under En Español, Noticias

Cuando los estudiantes volvieron al colegio el 7 de Enero, cumplieron 16 días del cierre parcial gubernamental. Este cierre viene desde el presidente Trump, cuya motivación por esta decisión tan radical fue la falta de una resolución para financiar el muro en la frontera mexicana. Desde el comienzo d...

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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...

Caravana inmigrante busca llegar a las puertas de EEUU

Caravana inmigrante busca llegar a las puertas de EEUU

Jimena Romero, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under En Español, Noticias

Entre 500 y 1000 inmigrantes hondureños y de todas partes de Centro América, iniciaron una caravana con el propósito de escapar de la violencia e inseguridad a la que se exponían en sus países. Durante estos dos últimos meses esta ha cruzado el país de México logrando llegar a la frontera estad...

Enemy of the People?

Enemy of the People?

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

The latest dispute between President Donald Trump and the media has resulted in the first use of Trump's discretionary power to restrict access to his White House. CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta has been an outspoken critic of the President and his relationship with the media. Their...

Talks With No-Ko Should’ve Been a No-Go

Talks With No-Ko Should’ve Been a No-Go

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

North Korea has long been regarded as a major rogue force, acting against the general consensus of the world on topics such as denuclearization and peace with neighboring countries. They also have a long history of being ruled by dictators that have not been looked at favorably. As a result, President...

Presidential Pardons: Should They Be Pardoned Off the Chopping Block?

Presidential Pardons: Should They Be Pardoned Off the Chopping Block?

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

Over the last several days, there has been some controversy stirred up about the ability of the president to pardon anyone of any federal crime. This has largely come about due to New York's law regarding double jeopardy --that a person can't be tried for the same crime twice. New York's Attorney General,...

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

A suspected chemical attack on Apr. 7 in the rebel-held Syrian city of Douma killed at least 42 people and injured 500 more. The poisonous gas, which targets the respiratory system by causing breathing problems, was released by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government onto citizens of his own countr...

Another One Bites the Dust: White House Communications Director Resigns

Another One Bites the Dust: White House Communications Director Resigns

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

In the most recent barrage of news from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, it was revealed that the White House Communications Director, Hope Hicks, is resigning. In the past few months, the Trump Administration has dealt with several losses, especially officials from the Communications team. The 29-year old's...

America First, Unless Russia is Involved

America First, Unless Russia is Involved

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

This week, the White House announced its decision to withhold imposing sanctions on Russia. The sanctions had already been mandated by Congress as a part of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which- spoiler alert- aims to counter America's adversaries through sanctions....

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