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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Robert F. Kennedy Jr: an Independent Presidential Candidate

Anagha Devarakonda '26, Writer December 4, 2023

A new candidate has emerged in the 2024 election: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. He is running as an independent. Ordinarily, an independent candidate in the presidential race is no newsworthy topic. This is because...

The House of Chaos -- Republicans in Disarray

The House of Chaos — Republicans in Disarray

Cayla McNiece, Writer October 22, 2023

On October 3, in a shocking turn of events, now-former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was ousted by a far-right faction in the Republican Party by a vote of 216-210. It was the first time a House speaker...

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by Third Way

Republicans Launch Bid to Impeach Gov. Lujan Grisham

Isaiah Hashimoto '24, Staff Writer/Podcaster October 19, 2023

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is facing impeachment efforts led by state Republicans, marking a first in the state’s history after she issued an executive order banning gun-carrying in Bernalillo...

A map of the Gaza Strip, including current urban areas, high risk areas, and border crossings.

The Israel-Hamas War: Everything You Need to Know

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer October 16, 2023

Following more than a century of tensions and conflict, war has once again broken out between Israel and Palestine. On the morning of October 7th, Hamas, a Palestinian Islamic militant group that controls...

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Biden Rolls Out New Actions on Climate and Gun Control

Abhishek Narahari '24, News Co-Editor September 29, 2023

This month, President Joe Biden announced a series of new initiatives designed to appeal to young voters on the issues of climate and gun control as he gears up for a re-election bid next year. First,...

Googleplex HQ in Mountain View, CA.

Google’s Antitrust Lawsuit: A Turning Point for the Tech Industry

Isaiah Hashimoto '24, Staff Writer/Podcaster September 24, 2023

Everyone knows Google, but most people don’t know that it is currently at the center of an unfolding antitrust lawsuit. The U.S. Justice Department posits that Google might be leveraging its significant...

Governor Lujan Grisham Makes International News for Gun Ban

Governor Lujan Grisham Makes International News for Gun Ban

Anagha Devarakonda '26, Writer September 17, 2023

New Mexico has been making national–and even international–headlines in the past week as Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued an executive order on Friday September 7th that banned guns from being...

A Cheat Sheet for President Trumps Indictments

A Cheat Sheet for President Trump’s Indictments

Anagha Devarakonda '26, Writer September 10, 2023

Former president Donald Trump’s tenure in American politics has been marked by a plethora of unprecedented moments. From tweets that became internet sensations to being the first president in the U.S.’s...

An overhead view of Hurricane Hilary.

Hurricane Hilary: A New Normal?

TJ Miller '25, Writer September 10, 2023

Earlier last month, a tropical storm made its way through California—the first time since 1997 that one entered the state, which is usually known for its dry conditions – and led to the first issue...

Floridas Capitol Building

What’s going on in Florida?

Isaiah Hashimoto '24, Staff Writer/Podcaster May 20, 2023

What's going on with Florida? Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has implemented several controversial measures adopted by the state's legislature over the past month following his re-election victory. A...

Max Verstappen exceeding track limits.


Formula 1 2023: Baku and Miami

Sowmya Sankaran '27, Writer May 13, 2023

  This story is part 5 of a series.  You can find the other stories here. Baku F1 is back! After the Chinese Grand Prix was canceled due to China’s Covid restrictions, round four of the season...

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