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Biden Makes Historic Supreme Court Nomination

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer March 1, 2022

On February 25, 2022, President Joe Biden picked Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the United States Supreme Court seat soon to be vacated by Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement earlier...

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NM Senator Ben Ray Lujan Suffers a Stroke

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer February 2, 2022

On February 1, 2022, Democrat Senator Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico suffered a stroke that left him hospitalized. He is expected to make a full and fairly quick recovery, though the implications of the scare...

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer January 20, 2022

One year into President Biden’s administration, he is at an inflection point. The President and the Democratic-controlled Congress have had undeniable success on issues like the COVID-19 vaccine rollout,...

Protests Erupt in Kazakhstan

Protests Erupt in Kazakhstan

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer January 19, 2022

On January 2, protests erupted across Kazakhstan as fuel prices spiked after a price cap was removed, but the riots expanded to encompass a broader discontent with social and political concerns. Protestors...

Dole in 1974

Bob Dole, a Champion of Bipartisan Cooperation, Dead at 98

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer December 16, 2021

Bob Dole, a former senator from Kansas, died on December 5, at the age of 98. Dole was born in 1923 in Kansas and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After his time in the military, Dole went...

Hitler Youth Burn Books, 1938

Texas Launches a War on Books

Kira Small '22 December 14, 2021

Everything’s bigger in Texas, particularly the list of books that State Representative Matt Krause is pulling from public school libraries. In a letter to education officials, Krause demanded that the...

Florida Senatorial Candidate Val Demings

2022 Senate Elections Hold the Future of the Biden Presidency

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer November 30, 2021

With about 11 months until the 2022 midterm elections, Americans are getting an increasingly clear look at many unfolding Senate races across the country. There is no definitive guess about who will control...

Why China is Winning

Why China is Winning

Kira Small '22 November 22, 2021

In 2017, President Xi Jinping banned the phrase “Winnie the Pooh” after online bloggers posted memes comparing him to the cartoon bear. On May 6, 2021, American actor and professional wrestler John...

Infrastructure Bill Becomes Law

Infrastructure Bill Becomes Law

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer November 16, 2021

On November 15, President Joe Biden signed the historic one-trillion-dollar Bipartisan Infrastructure and Jobs act into law. This came after a hard-fought congressional victory that saw Democrats utilize...

Glenn Youngkin, the Republican Governor-elect of Virginia

Republicans on the Rise

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer November 3, 2021

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, voters across the country flocked to the polls and cast their ballots in the largest numbers since the 2020 election. The most notable result was Republican businessman Glenn...

House Finds Bannon in Contempt of Court

House Finds Bannon in Contempt of Court

Sydney Marks '24, Writer October 31, 2021

Congress is currently holding Steve Bannon, a former strategist under the Trump administration and former executive chairman of Breitbart News, in contempt for his refusal to testify his involvement in...

An End to the Congressional Stalemate

An End to the Congressional Stalemate

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer October 31, 2021

In a major victory for President Joe Biden, the White House and congressional Democrats announced that they were able to strike a framework deal for his massive legislative agenda, ending a months-long...

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