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President Donald Trump gestures as he steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Valley International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Harlingen, Texas. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Trump’s Final Days: Tweets, Pardons, and Anarchy

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer January 24, 2021

As Donald J. Trump’s presidency comes to a close, he has made it clear that this will not be a smooth transition of power.  He has taken every opportunity since the election to further his own agenda...

TikTok’s Influence on the 2020 Election

TikTok’s Influence on the 2020 Election

Taya Demianova '23, News and Feature Editor November 3, 2020

As Election Day nears, political content on all social media is being produced at a feverish speed. Young users on all social media platforms have been posting more about their political views and beliefs,...

Disarray and Disappointment: The First Presidential Debate

Disarray and Disappointment: The First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate is discouraging for anyone looking for a discussion of ideas and policies.
Uzair Hammad '24 September 30, 2020

The first presidential debate of the 2020 election took place on Tuesday at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The moderator, Fox News host Chris Wallace, touched upon six major...

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Impeachment Update

Trial Begins in the Senate
Quinn Ennis '22, News and Features Editor January 28, 2020

On Wednesday, December 18, the House of Representatives, controlled by the Democratic Party, voted to pass two articles of impeachment against President Trump. These articles allege that the President...

Trump and Kim Jong-un: The State of Denuclearization in North Korea

Trump and Kim Jong-un: The State of Denuclearization in North Korea

What does this mean for the security of the United States?
Marwa Chohan '21, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 5, 2019

Recently, tidbits on North Korea have been circulating through global news. Since the inauguration of Donald Trump, it’s fair to say that relations with North Korea have steadily improved. As of late...

The Longest Government Shutdown in US History: Could it Happen Again?

The Longest Government Shutdown in US History: Could it Happen Again?

Kai Seidenberg, News and Features Editor January 28, 2019

On December 21, 2018, the longest government shutdown in United States history began, and ran for 35 days. It broke the previous record of 21 days, set during the administration of former President Bill...

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Trump’s Tariff’s: Analyzing U.S.-China Trade Policy

Marwa Chohan, Writer November 24, 2018

Consumerism sustains the American economy, with holidays such as Black Friday and Christmas providing the necessary impetus. Having said that, the Chinese  government has begun involvement in trade to...

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Moving the Embassy to Jerusalem: what it is and what it will mean

Stella Asmerom January 26, 2018

  On Dec. 6, 2017, President Donald Trump officially ordered the U.S.-Israel Embassy be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a holy city that is at the heart of a political and religious dispute...

Syrian President Should Face Criminal Convictions

Syrian President Should Face Criminal Convictions

Sophie Carrol November 8, 2017

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should be brought to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of crimes against humanity. These are formal charge, and according to the International Crimes Database,...

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