Never Again and Schools Threatening Suspension

Anna B., Contributor

March 12, 2018

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"When did politics and money from the NRA become more important than our lives?" - Majory Stone Douglas Student, Phillip, during Parkland teens' march on the capitol building.   One week after the Majory Stone Douglas...

The White House in Chaos

Anushka H., Contributor

June 1, 2017

Filed under National News, News

While President Trump and his administration have generally had a rough start, the past week or so has been especially tumultuous. It began with the firing of FBI Director James Comey, a highly controversial move as Director Com...

The Importance of Special Elections

Anushka H., Contributor

April 20, 2017

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For the past few weeks, there has been a lot of talk about the special elections being held to fill the House of Representative seats left empty after President Trump’s cabinet nominations. Normally, these elections do not draw much att...

North Korean Conflict

Eric L., News

March 19, 2017

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On Sunday, new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in China to reaffirm the strong relationship between both countries and to discuss ongoing conflicts in the region. In the first meeting between...

Obamacare- To Repeal or Not to Repeal?

Anushka H., Contributor

February 21, 2017

Filed under National News, News

With the recent change in presidential administrations, a shift in policies supported by the White House was to be expected. One of the foremost promises made by President Trump while on the campaign trail was the repeal of the...

The Republican Debate

Eric L.

November 30, 2015

Filed under National News, News, Top Stories

The fourth Republican Presidential debate on Fox Business Network was one almost completely focused on the issues. Many have considered this debate one of the best so far. In a debate without the extra sensationalism we have come...

California Drought

Eric L., News

April 27, 2015

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One of the biggest national stories in recent weeks has been the drought in California. With such a crippling drought taking the state by storm, Governor Jerry Brown has now ordered a reform to cut water usage by 25% across the...

Fracking

Eric L., News

February 11, 2015

Filed under Feature, National News, News

One topic that has recently been open for discussion in certain states is that of fracking. Fracking was recently brought to my attention at a local youth council meeting where we were discussing a delay in the approval of several...

With the Holidays Coming Up

Eric L., News

January 5, 2015

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With the holidays coming up, our country becomes focused not only on giving back to our communities but also our country. As many as 100 volunteers this year and in the years past have volunteered to decorate the White House for...

Midterm Elections Update

Eric L., News

January 5, 2015

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The midterm elections on Tuesday November 4th, left off with a possible recount in Virginia and a runoff in Louisiana.  In Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner of Virginia was victorious and a recount was deemed unnecessar...

Midterm Elections

Eric L.

November 11, 2014

Filed under Feature, National News, News

In the recent Midterm Elections, the Republican Party took big gains, especially in the Senate. Many elections that were supposed to go to the Democrats ended favoring Republicans. Texas, even with a fast growing democratic Spanish...

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