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Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

“We seek to find ways for people who disagree or have very different views to stay in the room together and try and find some commonality” said Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College. “These are two men have been working on that, and hopefully they will show us how to do it.” The aforementioned...

Brett Kavanaugh accused of sexual assault

Brett Kavanaugh accused of sexual assault

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thought he had his seat in the Supreme Court secured until a scandal surfaced. A psychologist, Christine Blasey Ford, came forward with sexual assault allegations on Sept. 16. According to Chris Cillizza from CNN, a vote had been set by the Senate Judiciary Committee...

Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest

Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest

Lana Heltzel, Executive Copy Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

There’s five pairs of shoes in there, I’m going to let them all burn,” Twitter user AlterAtYeshiva says over a tinny recording of the national anthem as he shoves his Nike sneakers into a fire pit. “Because Nike decided to make Colin Kaepernick their ambassador when he doesn’t share the opinions...

Steven Buccini Runs For Change

Steven Buccini Runs For Change

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Turkey Turkey will be extending its current military campaign in Syria to the Kurdish controlled state of Manbij, according to The Guardian. The plan was announced on Wednesday, Jan. 24 by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. As of Jan. 24, Turkey’s ongoing military operations have displaced a...

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Trump declares opioids a national health emergency

Shivam Gandhi and Hans Oh

November 17, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. “We are currently dealing with the worst drug crisis in American history,” said Trump, according to the NPR. “It’s just been so long in the making. Addressing it will require all of our effort.” The...

Students’ views on net neutrality

Students’ views on net neutrality

Nathan Park, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

In 2003, Columbia University Professor of Law Tim Wu coined the term “Net Neutrality,” known as the First Amendment of the Internet. It is the principle that internet service providers cannot discriminate against specific websites. Basically, telecom companies cannot make certain websites load faster...

Trump sustains attacks targeting political opponents through Twitter, lacks leadership

Trump sustains attacks targeting political opponents through Twitter, lacks leadership

Nathan Park, Julia Martins De Sa, and Jayraj Jonnalagadda

September 29, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Unprofessional. Irresponsible. Reckless. These are among the plethora of unsavory adjectives that come to mind when thinking of Donald Trump’s most recent Twitter scandal. On Sept. 13, Trump retweeted a tweet of an edited GIF of Trump swinging a golf ball into Hillary Clinton’s back, causing her...