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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...

Constitution Day Quiz

Constitution Day Quiz

Robert Sterner, Advisor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Politics

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Obama Celebrates 56th Birthday

Obama Celebrates 56th Birthday

Omer Qureshi, World section editor/Reporter

August 4, 2017


Filed under Politics

On August 4th, President #44 will celebrate birthday #56. Barack Obama will turn 56 this summer, in his first birthday outside of the White House since becoming President. After exiting the White House, the Obama couple took an extended vacation, and soon after returned to public life. In his first...

Comey to testify against Trump

Comey to testify against Trump

Mason Benovy, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Politics

Former FBI director James Comey plans to make an announcement in the Senate in the near future confirming the speculation that President Trump pushed Comey to end the investigation regarding Trump’s ties to Russia. Earlier this month, Comey was fired by President Trump because of the way he handle...

The Trump Administration; Their First 100 Days

The Trump Administration; Their First 100 Days

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Politics

Donald Trump’s first 100 days has shown need for improvement. A document, “Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter”, featured on Trump’s website lists the new president’s promises for his administration’s first 100 days in office. The list includes 28 actions meant to “Make Ameri...

March For Science, Climate March Draw Huge Crowds to D.C.

March For Science, Climate March Draw Huge Crowds to D.C.

Robert Sterner

May 9, 2017


Filed under Politics

In protest to the Trump administration’s attack on science, hundreds of thousands descended on Washington twice in less than a month. Despite heavy rains at times, an estimated 40,000-60,000 attended the March for Science in Washington, D.C. on April 22, 2017. Among the speakers was engineer an...

Timeline: Trump and Russia Ties

Timeline: Trump and Russia Ties

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

May 4, 2017


Filed under Politics

Recent allegations have tied Trump to multiple Russian agencies and foreign individuals who most likely had a hand in the possible meddling of the recent 2016 election. Trump won the electoral vote by 74. A recent leak has tied Putin and multiple counterparts directly to the U.S. president and his fa...

The Case for Universal Healthcare

The Case for Universal Healthcare

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Politics

The United States needs to accept a simple fact: healthcare is a right, not a privilege. Thirty two countries in the world have universal healthcare coverage for their citizens. Of the 25 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one that doesn’t. As of now, the US is under the Affordable Care Act (ACA...

Centrist and Far-Right Candidates Win First Round of French Presidential Election

Centrist and Far-Right Candidates Win First Round of French Presidential Election

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

April 27, 2017


Filed under Politics

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have taken the first round of France’s presidential election, securing 23.7 and 21.7 percent, respectively. The French election system involves two rounds of voting, with the two most popular candidates advancing. Among the notable candidates falling short of the...

Liberals establish unofficial Shadow Cabinet to counter Trump Administration

Liberals establish unofficial Shadow Cabinet to counter Trump Administration

Robert Sterner, Advisor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Politics

A group of liberals have established a shadow cabinet to counter the conservative Trump administration. This group posted a statement on their Twitter account, @ShadowingTrump, stating their aims on Monday, February 27, 2017. Chief among them was to counter what they believe is misinformation put out by Pre...

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