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Donald Trump is making this the worst breakup in American history

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Marina Cruz, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

As of Nov. 8, Democratic candidate Joe Biden was confirmed as the next president-elect of the United States. The result led to President Trump’s refusal to concede and finally accept his defeat. His...

The politics of hate

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Jaida Sloan, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

President Donald Trump's recent defeat makes him the 11th sitting president in U.S. history to be denied a second term in the White House; however, the self-described “alt-right,” an offshoot of conservatism...

Election 2020: Immigration must become a priority for candidates

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Marina Cruz, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

In the midst of the 2020 presidential election, an issue that hasn’t been fully discussed by the two candidates is immigration reform, and particularly the role of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement...

Dissecting the chaos of debate #1

Dissecting the chaos of debate #1
Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor October 4, 2020

In September 1960, the first U.S. presidential debate on live television was held between candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. This debate is famous in political circles for the impact that...

Nobel Nonsense

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Isabella Nieto, Contributing Writer September 29, 2020

The Nobel Peace Prize, created in 1895, has, for over a century, been given to the individual who has “done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of...

POTUS takes ‘Teflon President’ to new heights with release of ‘Rage’

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Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor September 22, 2020

Last Tuesday, Washington Post’s Associate Editor Bob Woodward published “Rage,” a tell-all book giving a synopsis of various interviews between Woodward and President Trump. The president’s love...

What impeachment could mean for Democrats, and America

What impeachment could mean for Democrats, and America
Alex Hanks, Co Opinion Editor January 21, 2020

The disunity in the U.S.’s political arena is increasing — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has officially sent the articles of impeachment to the Senate, and the Senate has sworn an oath to be fair jurors. This...

Government shutdown continues

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Arnulfo Caballero January 16, 2019

On midnight, Dec. 22, 2018 EST, the government was shut down for the second time in 2018. This shutdown has continued forward into 2019, and is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The...

Petty Politics and Our Midterm Election

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Anthony Saldana November 14, 2018

Popularized once again during the 2016 presidential election, professionalism in politics has become a controversial topic. Currently in the White House, we have a president who's promoted sexual assault...

Wake up Mr. West

Kanye wearing his MAGA hat
Adrianne Kristianto November 1, 2018

Rapper. Record producer. Fashion designer. Entrepreneur. Misunderstood. While everyone’s mind is racing in fear for this nation’s condition, Kanye West – a pillar in today’s hip-hop and rap world...

The resistible rise of Donald J. Trump

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Sandy Norman March 28, 2018

These days the last of the Holocaust survivors are blinking out of existence; the details and horrors of the rise of Hitlerism are, for most of us, veiled by the mists of time, unknown, unremembered and...

Borderwall

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Lizvette Hernandez February 6, 2018

The Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge in the Rio Grande Valley will be compromised if the construction of President Donald Trump’s notorious border wall begins. Santa Ana is the home to over 400 bird species,...

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