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NAFTA renegotiations continue in a standstill against Canada and the US

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Rising political tensions, miscommunications and legal quandaries have brought negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement to a standstill.  Since August 16, 2017, the U.S., Mexico, and Canada have been attempting to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, to modify...

Students question state of economy

Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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The American economy is growing. Unemployment is low, the stock market is stable and the average consumer seems to have faith that these trends will continue. However, economic growth does not necessarily translate into greater gains for workers. Until the 1970s, productivity and hourly compensation...

Exercise influenced by PE class

Elliot Rodden, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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A recent study from the Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine has found that one’s memories of physical education class impact one’s willingness to exercise as an adult. Negative memories from P.E. classes in adolescence are associated with a decrease in physical activity...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 7, 2018


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U.S. Donald Trump’s second supreme court nomination pick Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination hearing began on Sept. 4 with calls from Democrats for him to withhold his own nomination until more details from his past are released. Capitol Police arrested at least 70 people who were protesting Kavanaugh’s no...

Steven Buccini Runs For Change

Steven Buccini Runs For Change

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 7, 2018


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Banking on President Trump’s unpopularity, demographic shifts, and a young energized electorate, progressives all across the country are aiming for November to see a “blue wave” of Democratic victories. Democratic candidates such as Texas house representative and U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’...

Denuclearization stagnation cancels Pompeo trip

Denuclearization stagnation cancels Pompeo trip

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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On August 24, President Donald Trump announced the cancellation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip to North Korea, due to stagnation in denuclearization negotiations. “I have asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to go to North Korea, at this time because I feel we are not making sufficient...

Explosives used during large protest

Nathan Rabiej, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Beginning on Friday, March 30, Palestinian Gaza residents began what they named the “Great March of Return.” Thousands of protestors chanted and pitched tents merely meters away from the electrical fence keeping them out of their ancestral homeland, Israel. They planned to sit there, in a flimsily...

Puppets to reflect Syrian refugees

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Children’s program Sesame Street and The International Rescue Committee are trying to provide education to children who are refugees of the Syrian conflict. The goal of the initiative is to ease stress on refugee children by providing educational and support resources. The program is funded by a...

Etsuo’s Corner: Sign off from Etsuo

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Time has passed so fast and I cannot believe this column is my last one. Since I started writing articles, it has been 6 months and I have written 17 articles. In my last article, I would like to summarize my experience of my studying abroad. I remember the moment I arrived at the airport. I was a...