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Very Nice: Vice

Very Nice: Vice

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews

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...

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...

The Smashing Highlights of the 2017 U.S. Open

The Smashing Highlights of the 2017 U.S. Open

Eric Jimenez, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under College/Professional, Sports

From Aug. 22 to Sept. 10, New York City hosted one of the largest tennis events in the world, bringing together players from various countries to compete for a prestigious title. This event is the US Open Championship, and much like the previous years, there will be some tough competition between the...

North Korea Reacts To Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise

North Korea Reacts To Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

On August 21, the annual 10-day military exercise between the Republic of Korea and the United States (also called the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian) began. This exercise has been in place since 1976 and was initiated to enhance both countries' readiness for war.  The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian focuses on training...

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

In a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, President Donald J. Trump Jr. revealed critical information regarding the Islamic State to the Russian representatives present. Trump revealed that England and the U.S. have banned electronic devices on flights to and from several Middle Eastern countries because of alleged terrorism plots hatched by ISIS. Just a few hours later, it was revealed that the source of that information was Israel which is a c...

Celebrities and Politicians… What’s the Difference?

Celebrities and Politicians… What’s the Difference?

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

December 11, 2016


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

Just last year, Donald Trump was a billionaire, a celebrity and the host of a television show. Now, he is the president elect. This is thanks to the recent blurring of the line between public official and celebrity which may happen again in 2020 with rapper Kanye West. These people do not seem to have...

Recap: March 7 – 13

Recap: March 7 – 13

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 13, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

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: February 22 – 28

Recap: February 22 – 28

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 28, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs 129 Killed in Syrian Bombings — as Kerry Announces 'Provisional' Truce "A bloody spasm of violence was reported to have killed almost 130 people Sunday in Syria as the United States announced that it and Russia had reached a "provisional agreement" on a cease-fire in the civil...

Recap: February 15 – 21

Recap: February 15 – 21

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 21, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs  49 killed in U.S. airstrike targeting terrorists in Libya "American warplanes hit an ISIS camp in Libya where foreign fighters had been engaged in advanced training, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday. Noureddine Chouchane, a senior operative in the terrorist gro...

El Chapo: Can He Make Another Escape?

El Chapo: Can He Make Another Escape?

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

On Jan. 8th, Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto released a statement saying that they had recaptured the elusive Mexican drug-lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after nearly a six month man hunt. Mexico is thrilled to have finally recaptured Guzman since they were embarrassed that he managed to escape, even...

Recap: December 7 – 13

Recap: December 7 – 13

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 13, 2015


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs Venezuela elections: socialists dealt a blow as opposition wins landslide "Venezuela’s opposition has won an overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections in the oil-rich nation, which is mired in economic turmoil and violent crime. Candidates for the centre-right...

Cold War II: Russian Revanchism

Cold War II: Russian Revanchism

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

September 15, 2014


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Recent Stories

Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, diplomacy was beset by the conflicting ideologies of communism and capitalism; the United States, by assuming an anti-communist stance through the Truman Doctrine and NSC-68, managed to totally polarize the world between those supporting the American...

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