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The US electrical grid is unreliable

Editorial Board March 2, 2021

After the events that transpired in Texas the week of Feb. 14 through Feb. 20, a hard look needs to be taken at the state of energy across the Nation. ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) took...

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Out with the old in with review: An assessment of Trump’s cabinet

Jaida Sloan, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

The time has come to bid the Trump Cabinet a final farewell. Looking back on the last four years under the Trump Cabinet, it's hard to deny the seismic influence his Cabinet will leave behind. From the...

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Party rockin’ at the end of the world

Nick Garza, Contributing Writer January 26, 2021

“I’m going to quit smoking,” I declared proudly to my friends. “I just bought a gym membership!” exclaimed Aven. “I’m learning how to cook healthy food,” beamed Juan. It was eleven fifty-something,...

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The minimum wage debate debunked

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 22, 2021

On the campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised sweeping legislation and executive orders that would address some of the nation's greatest obstacles ranging from healthcare to racial and economic inequality....

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An end of an error

Editorial Board January 22, 2021

In January 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Since then, President Trump has conducted himself in a cowardly, morally appalling, and highly unprofessional manner....

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First things first: Biden must tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

Christopher Perez, Contributing Writer January 22, 2021

As President Joe Biden begins his term, he faces a tough road ahead. A divided United States; protests for police reform; an ever-growing climate crisis; and a never-ending pandemic are some of the largest...

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The final debate: key takeaways

Joseph Hernandez, Copyediting Coordinator October 24, 2020

The first debate was chaotic; the second debate never was. On Thursday night, the final debate of this year’s presidential election kicked off in Nashville, Tennessee, promising that each candidate not...

Joe Biden’s inability to hold himself accountable

Josh Peck April 9, 2019

Recently, Joe Biden faced accusations from two women who claimed that he touched them inappropriately. The first was from Lucy Flores, a candidate for lieutenant governor of Nevada in 2014. She wrote an...

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