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Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Democrats from the House of Representatives met in Washington, D.C. to hold a private vote for the nominations of a prospective Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Speaker will be voted on officially by all House members in January 2018 to determine who will remain in o...

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

“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...

Political influence by third parties is evident

Political influence by third parties is evident

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Third parties seem too obscure for most people to bother with. Some may even see them as irrelevant. When half of all eligible voters don’t even vote for two classic parties, who’s going to go out of their way to familiarize themselves with third party candidates? Not many people ever do. Third parties are v...

North America sees NAFTA replacement

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under World & Nation

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President Donald Trump to renegotiate NAFTA, the USMCA was in the works for over a year before its announcement...

As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high in Latin America. With just eight percent of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for...

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

Staff Editorial: Your young votes matter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial Board, In Print, Opinion

America is in an era of extreme social, political, and economic dysfunction. There is an opioid crisis devastating poor communities, income and wealth inequality is at shockingly high levels while median incomes have stagnated for the past forty years, millions of Americans don’t have the access to...

U.S. continues to break ties

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The United States recalled three chief diplomats to El Salvador, the Dominican Republic and Panama on Sept. 7, 2018. This move came in response to the governments of those countries severing ties with Taiwan, an American ally, in favor of Chinese claims to the island. The larger issue lies within...

New Polish law restricts freedom of speech

Fletcher Brooks, Guest Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, signed an amendment to the Act on the Institute of National Remembrance last month. This development outlaws speech that accuses Poland of involvement with Nazi crimes during World War II. This has made accusations of Polish affiliation with Nazi crimes illegal...

Photojournalist shares his experience in Washington

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

“My father didn’t really engage the topic of Cuba on a larger scale, but we knew that it was a special place to my dad,” said Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images News staff photographer. “And we knew that it was a country that had broken my grandmother’s heart.” Composed of first and second-generation...