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Nationals White House visit brings controversy

Nationals White House visit brings controversy

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Since their World Series win in late October, the Washington Nationals and their fans have been on top of the world. “We won one. We finally won one,” pitcher Anibal Sanchez could be heard shouting to his teammate Max Scherzer as the two embraced after the team’s 6-2 victory over the Houston Astr...

Whistleblower agrees to answer questions

Whistleblower agrees to answer questions

Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

On July 25, 2019, President Trump had a call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During their correspondence, Trump reportedly pressured Zelensky to give up information on political rivals for the United States to give aid and support in a quid pro quo exchange. Details on the conversation ...

ISIS leader killed in Special Forces raid

ISIS leader killed in Special Forces raid

Nathan Johnson and Jake Vickers

November 18, 2019

For years ISIS has ravaged the Middle East, killing thousands while also destroying countless homes and priceless artifacts. But, on the night of Oct. 26, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a raid carried out by U.S. Special Forces. Soon after, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi was named the new l...

Republicans split over Trump’s call with Ukraine

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Sept. 26, 2019, a whistleblower complaint was filed against President Donald Trump for abusing his presidential power in a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump was trying to instigate an investigation focused on corruption that would implicate potential democratic presidential c...

More than just a page in the textbooks: Trump will leave his mark

More than just a page in the textbooks: Trump will leave his mark

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

It’s no secret that our current president of the United States, Donald Trump, has made a real spectacle of himself. Some believe that Trump has some good intentions for what he’s doing and continue to support him, while others felt angered and disturbed with his unnerving words. But lately, word has go...

Trump’s possible impeachment causes alarm

Trump’s possible impeachment causes alarm

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

In the world of politics, U.S. President Donald Trump has been called into question for an impeachment inquiry due to his involvement in a phone call with the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, about the investigation of Joe Biden’s son. Students at Guilford weighed in on the situation, discussing ...

Poroshenko condemns Russia

Poroshenko condemns Russia

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, said on Dec. 3 he would propose that Parliament declare martial law in the country after the Russian military attacked and seized three Ukrainian navy ships in the Black Sea. The Ukraine government has since imposed martial law on 10 of its 25 provinces in response...

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018

“We have nothing to hide.” This is what Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Bloomberg News following last month’s murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Prince Mohammed, alongside his brother, who serves as the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, stood by their stance that it was a rogue...

Rod Rosenstein secures his job

Navya Belavadi and Max Elkan

November 9, 2018

The current opinion of much of the United States’ voting age demographic in relation to president Donald Trump is a seemingly unsatisfied one. Popularity polls of the president’s work, though not completely reflective of the entire nation’s perspective, have consistently given insight into the...