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Racist Virginia Governor?

Racist Virginia Governor?

Jonathon Y., Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under News

On February 1, Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam, got announced as one of the two people in the racist photos of his 1984 medical school yearbook. Northam denied the inevitable outcome and refused that he was in the picture in his Saturday afternoon conference. However, he later admits that he was par...

Longest Government Shutdown Ever Finally Ends

Longest Government Shutdown Ever Finally Ends

Andrew N., Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under News

The Government shutdown has lasted 35 days. Government workers were scrambling to find a temporary job until they can get their paycheck. Recently, Donald Trump signed a bill to reopen the government for three weeks so that government workers can get some money. Getting one hundred dollars a week isn...

Democrats take Control of the House

Democrats take Control of the House

Colin M., Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The results from the U.S. midterms are in, and while the Republicans gained further control of the Senate, the Democrats took control of the House, a major setback for President Trump, as both the Senate and the House of Representatives must agree on any legislative decisions. Furthermore, this also means th...

The Government Shutdown

The Government Shutdown

Anya D., Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

During the 2016 Presidential Election, Donald Trump promised to build a wall along the Mexican border to prevent the entrance of illegal immigrants. This wall costs 5.6 billion dollars! Donald Trump promised the US a wall that would provide more protection at the US-Mexico border. He originally proposed ...

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

Lauren N., Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under News

Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit organization that does research into and gives advice to contraception, family planning, and reproductive problems. One in five women goes to a planned parenthood center for advice when they need help with their family life. Many people, mainly LGBT, teen parents, and ...

Brexit: All You Need to Know

Brexit: All You Need to Know

Thomas W., Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under News

Brexit is the shorthand way of saying Britain is leaving the EU. In June of 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU to take control over its borders. The vote to leave the EU won by 51.9% to 48.1%. This way, they could decide who could come in and what exports could be shipped out. The United Kingdom is set ...

John Kelly Resigns from Trump Administration

John Kelly Resigns from Trump Administration

Johnathon Y., Reporter

January 8, 2019


Filed under News

President Trump hasn’t been supported by a strong cabinet for a while. Trump has been replacing and firing most of his cabinet, and John Kelly wasn’t an exception. However, many reports on John Kelly include his misbehaviors in office. This resignation might be one that Trump has been thinking ov...

Understanding California’s Propositions

Understanding California’s Propositions

Jason M., Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On November 6, Californians will cast their votes on 11 state propositions. These include a proposition to repeal the gas tax and a total of four different housing propositions. Propositions are a form of direct democracy in California and voters have voted on 1,253 propositions since 1912. Proposition 1 w...

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearing

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearing

Elio A., Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under News

Supreme Court Nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, attended the hearing at Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee. Rising allegations of the nominee inappropriately assaulting Christine Blasey Ford, now a professor at Palo Alto University led to this outcome. He claims that the accusations are completely fals...

Chinese Lasers Injure U.S. Military Pilots

Chinese Lasers Injure U.S. Military Pilots

Tanay S., Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

China’s first military base overseas in Djibouti is using lethal lasers to attack and harm US military aircraft in the area.  Two US pilots have already been injured and the US has started taking preliminary force. The US is also starting to launch a diplomatic protest with Beijing. Originated fr...

Why Donald Trump’s Wall Wouldn’t Work

Why Donald Trump’s Wall Wouldn’t Work

Lauren Y., Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On the afternoon of April 6th, 2017, Donald Trump tweeted, “Busy day planning the #WALL to keep rapists, criminals, and gang members out of our country! Mark my words: Mexico WILL pay for it.” Though Trump seems very decisive and certain of his plans, he seems to be uneducated of all the costs, le...

Dog Running for Mayor

Dog Running for Mayor

Young K., Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features

Since the 1900’s animals have been considered eligible candidates for political positions. As absurd as this may sound, there have been instances where animals such as monkeys, rhinos, gorillas, goats and in this case a dog. The dog’s name is Finn and he is an Australian cattle dog that is running for ...

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