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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...

The Truth Behind the Super Bowl

Sam Braun, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

At around 9:15 PM on February 4th 2017, well over 103 million Americans watched the most important game of the year for the National Football League: the culmination of Super Bowl LII. Crowds both in the Minneapolis stadium and couches everywhere else went wild as Nick Foles and the rest of the Eagle...

Trump’s Jerusalem Mistake

Robert Taylor, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For the past 22 years, the U.S. has put off recognizing Israel as the capital of Jerusalem. So what changed? Donald Trump took office, and 22 years of doing nothing jumped out the window, as he has recently proclaimed Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This decision was not only momentous because of h...

The End of Net Neutrality

Kaelin Farley, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the majority vote from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Net Neutrality was voted to be repealed on December 14, 2017.   Net Neutrality, supported during the Obama-era, is going to be repealed, bringing about severe changes for internet life. Net Neutrality is considered t...

Net Neutrality: A Digital Travesty

Deirdre Corrigan, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday, December 14th to repeal Net Neutrality, which is the principle established in 2015 by President Obama, which mandated Internet Service Providers (ISP) treat all digital content and its providers equally. These ISPs include big telecom compan...

Is Bitcoin the Future?

Sam Braun, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The steam engine, revolutionary. The telegraph, unthinkable. The internet, life-altering. Bitcoin… eh? In the past few weeks, the world’s most recognizable cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has been stirring up hype all over the globe, but no one really knows what it is, or its true potential.   ...

The Silence Breakers Encourage Others to Raise Their Voices

The Silence Breakers Encourage Others to Raise Their Voices

Nicole Braun, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Time magazine broke away from its typical mold this year when it chose its person, or, rather, People of the Year. The predictability of the “Person of the Year” was shattered when five women (and an elbow) graced the cover of the prestigious magazine, bearing the exceedingly appropriate title, “Th...

Faceoff: Kneeling During the National Anthem

Faceoff: Kneeling During the National Anthem

Bobby Taylor and Maggie Scaglione

November 7, 2017


Filed under Face-Off, Opinion

 Here's What's Wrong With Kneeling By: Maggie Scaglione When we think of the United States of America, our strong, developed nation, we should all gain a sense of patriotism. It is this pride in our country that we portray on a day to day basis, our love casting a light on those who made our natio...

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