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Trump’s acquittal of impeachment: Where do things stand now?

Tae Tran, Assistant Opinion Editor February 19, 2021

Jan. 6: Storming of the United States Capitol  On Jan. 6, 2021, the United States Capitol was stormed upon by a mob consisting of mostly Trump supporters. Between Jan. 5 and 6, thousands of Trump supporters...

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Good riddance Betsy DeVos

Jaida Sloan, Staff writer January 29, 2021

The former Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, will be remembered as perhaps the most dangerous and inapt education secretaries in history. During DeVos’ tenure, she has pushed for school choice, cutting...

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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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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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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...

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Election 2020: Immigration must become a priority for candidates

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...

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Nobel Nonsense

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...

President Trump’s corruption warrants impeachment

President Trump’s corruption warrants impeachment

Josh Peck October 9, 2019

After leaving office, President Donald Trump will be regarded across the world as one of the worst presidents in the history of the United States. From cruel policies that purposefully separate children...

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The change we wish to see: San Antonio plays their part in the fight against climate change

Robin Molina September 24, 2019

Before the crowd proliferated through the streets for the Youth Climate Strike, an event part of the global climate strike and hosted by Operation Climate SA, Public Citizen Texas, Society of Native...

“This is the end of my presidency”

Josh Peck April 23, 2019

“This is the end of my presidency. I’m f––d.” This is what President Donald Trump said after he learned that Special Counsel Robert Mueller III had been appointed to conduct the investigation...

Presidential Allegations: The credibility of Michael Cohen’s testimony

Rudy Sanchez and Alex Hanks March 6, 2019

Last Wednesday Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer— turned righteous whistleblower— for Donald Trump, tried to set the record straight concerning Trump’s enigmatic legacy in a lurid testimony...

Washington Post sued

Shelly Moreno March 6, 2019

Symbolism runs deep in the MAGA hat. It’s so strong that a picture of someone wearing it gets plenty of attention. Celebrities and common people who wear the hat to represent their support are silently...

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