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Mueller Investigation Reveals New Indictments

Mueller Investigation Reveals New Indictments

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Politics

Indictments have been brought against several members of the Trump campaign in the latest investigation into possible collusion with the Russian government. Those indicted include Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort, his associate Rick Gates, and their foreign policy advisory George Papadopoulos. The investigation is being spearheaded by the Special Counsel for the Justice Department Robert S...

Michael Flynn pleads guilty for lying to the FBI

Michael Flynn pleads guilty for lying to the FBI

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Politics

Michael Flynn has pled guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and is reportedly cooperating in the investigation by special counsel Robert Muller. According to the New York Times, “Flynn, pleaded guilty on [Dec. 1] to lying to the FBI about conversations with the Russia...

Sanders Introduces Bill to Rebuild Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Sanders Introduces Bill to Rebuild Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Robert Sterner, Advisor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Politics, World

Senator Bernie Sanders announced a $146 billion plan to rebuild Puerto Rico on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Equitable Rebuild Act is cosponsored in the Senate by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) Ed Markey (D-Mas...

Donald Trump Jr. communicated with WikiLeaks during campaign

Donald Trump Jr. communicated with WikiLeaks during campaign

Brooke Daniels and Emily Liesch

November 15, 2017


Filed under Politics, World

Donald Trump, Jr. had direct communication on multiple occasions with WikiLeaks during the 2016 Presidential campaign. On Monday night, the Atlantic’s Julia Ioffe reported that Donald Trump Jr. communicated with WikiLeaks over Twitter’s direct messaging feature multiple times before the campaig...

Kaepernick’s case for collusion

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Politics

“To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way.” Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the playing of the national anthem began in August 2016. This protest, according to the veteran quarterback, was to bring awareness to the injustices African American...

Trump Awards Medal of Honor

Trump Awards Medal of Honor

Emily Liesch, Lead Copy Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Politics, World

Amid controversy surrounding Gold Star families, President Trump awarded the second Medal of Honor of his presidency to Gary Michael Rose. The medal was awarded during a ceremony that took place at the White House on Monday, October 23. Rose is a retired Army captain who served as a Green Beret medic d...

Richard Spencer Speech at the University of Florida Prompts Violence

Olivia Reid, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Politics, World

Following a speech by Richard Spencer at the University of Florida on Thursday, a violent shooting transpired. Spencer, a white supremacist, drew a large crowd of protesters to the University. According to USA Today, the crowd chanted things at Spencer like “Go home, racist” and “Nazis are...

State Senator Scott Wagner’s bid for 2018 Pennsylvania Governor

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Politics

2016 saw one of the most heated Presidential Elections is the United States’ history, splitting people down to their party lines. After the election all eyes turned to the 2018 midterm election where Democrats will be trying to take back the majority in congress and Republicans attempting to grow ...

Charities help Puerto Rico recover post Irma

Charities help Puerto Rico recover post Irma

Mira Yorkus, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Politics, World

Recovery starts when the storm passed. Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico with 180 mph winds and flash floods that resulted in widespread destruction on September 6, 2017. Over hundreds of thousands of citizens suffered from severe damage and now are left with little food and water, no pow...

President Trump Calls for Legislative Reform for Immigration Program

President Trump Calls for Legislative Reform for Immigration Program

Olivia Reid, Copy Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Politics

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that President Trump is calling for Congress to propose legislation in regards to DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, within six months time. The Obama-era program allowed for people brought into the United States by their parents dur...

Las Vegas music festival shooting leaves 50 dead, 400 injured

Las Vegas music festival shooting leaves 50 dead, 400 injured

Robert Sterner, Advisor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Politics, World

A gunman opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas late Sunday, October 1 leaving over 50 dead and over 400 injured. The shooting is the worst in US history. Rapid fire gunshot rang out from the casino during country musician Jason Aldean’s set at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. ...

Trump reveals revised travel ban

Trump reveals revised travel ban

Emily Liesch, Copy Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Politics

  After its initial introduction in late January, Trump’s travel ban has gone through several revisions with hopes of being accepted by the courts. President Donald Trump tweeted about the new and “improved” travel ban that includes more countries on Sunday, September 24, 2017. ht...

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