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Declaring a National Emergency for a Border Wall

Declaring a National Emergency for a Border Wall

Robert Taylor, Opinion Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Mr. Trump, our president, wants the United States to build a wall along the border between Mexico and the United States in order to stem the flow of illegal immigration to the United States. Throughout the presidential campaign of 2016 one of Mr. Trump’s major political promises was the building of this ...

The Debate Over Trump’s Nationalism

The Debate Over Trump’s Nationalism

Robert Taylor, Opinion Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Over the past month, President Trump has self described himself as a nationalist. To quote the president: “A globalist is a person that wants the globe to do well, frankly, not caring about our country so much. And you know what? We can't have that. You know, they have a word. It sort of became old-fashioned....

A Technicality at Best

A Technicality at Best

Robert Taylor, Opinion Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Elizabeth Warren has been a Massachusetts Senator since 2012, and has tackled issues such as Wells Fargo’s illegal banking practices, student loans, and racial inequality. However, she has not escaped controversy as evidenced by Republicans voting that she violated rule 19 (a senate rule of debate...

Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Elizabeth Rakowski, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Donald Trump on July 8th, 2018. Before his nomination, Professor Christine Blasey Ford contacted a Washington Post tip line with allegations that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her during the early 1980s while the two of them were in high...

The Importance of Student Journalism

The Importance of Student Journalism

William Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In April of last year, a story about six students at Pittsburg High School in Kansas that caused the resignation of the school’s newly hired principal was widely reported. When a student went to interview the new hire, Amy Robertson, for a profile, the interviewee was evasive in her responses. Questions...

Tesla’s In Trouble

Robert Taylor, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There is little doubt in my mind that you have heard of Tesla, and of its electric cars. Maybe you have seen pictures of celebrities posing with the cars, or heard stories of their infamous issues with self-parking and automatic driving. Maybe you obsessively scan the news every day for information ...

Times Have Changed, Reflects Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing

Nicole Braun, Managing Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The nation was glued to their screens on Thursday, September 28th as the hearings of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh commenced. Viewers on both sides of the aisle watched, tweeted, commented, and shared some critical moments in United States Senate Judiciary Committee history. Th...

Trump and the Trade War

Sam Braun, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In late March of this year, the Chinese government swore to President Trump that, if conflict arises, they will “fight to the end.” ‘Fighting,’ in this context, does not necessarily mean firing missiles and machine guns, yet it does signify something equally unsettling: a trade war.   For t...

Faceoff: Facebook

Faceoff: Facebook

Sophia Berkofsky and Bobby Taylor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Facebook: An Evil Entity By: Sophia Berkofsky   Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm that worked on behalf of the Trump campaign in 2016, had gained access to the private information of about 50 million Facebook users. Following reports of this breach from The New York Times...

Confusing and Frightening Nuclear Rhetoric During State of The Union

Liam Nelson, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On Tuesday, January 30, President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address since assuming office just over one year ago. While he outlined his plans and policies, reaffirmed the position of his administration on issues such as healthcare, and promised to rebuild American energy usin...

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