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World leaders need commitment to truth

World leaders need commitment to truth

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Obviously, everyone believes that those around them, especially the president, should tell the truth. But not everyone tells the truth, therefore making it the job of the people and the media to determine if a statement from the president is true. I dislike the fact that presidents lie, because every ...

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...

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

There was a blue wave, but it was no tsunami. Democrats won a majority in the U.S. House, but with continued Republican majority in the Senate, and a Republican Supreme Court. Midterm elections are often seen as a referendum on the president’s party, and with president Donald Trump’s approval rati...

Trump pushes America away from global relations

Trump pushes America away from global relations

Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Since his campaign days, President Donald Trump has been very clear about one thing: in his mind, America always comes first. He has stated that we are the greatest nation in the world on numerous occasions and his actions seem to follow suit. From declaring himself a nationalist to calling African nations...

Swift shares political views

Swift shares political views

Ayesha Tarhirkheli, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

The midterm elections are approaching. Millions of people are registering to vote while others are encouraging people to vote in one of the biggest elections in modern times. From celebrity endorsements to politically-influenced advertisements, the November elections for representatives have made their...

#MeToo continues past hate

#MeToo continues past hate

Paris Torrence, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

In October 2017, Golden Globe-nominated actress Ashley Judd came forward with accusations of sexual misconduct against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. In the wake of these allegations, several women came forward to express their own experiences with sexual violence and actress Alyssa Milano wrote her famous...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

United States When Attorney General Jeff Sessions first recused himself from the Russia investigation in March 2017, President Trump defended him saying, “He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.” Trump has since reversed his view, saying, “I don...

NAFTA renegotiations continue in a standstill against Canada and the US

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

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...

International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print, Top Stories

“I’ll go.” It was this two-word message that NPR international correspondent Carrie Kahn sent to her editors in Miami before boarding a red-eye flight to Haiti. Kahn was the first NPR reporter to arrive in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake struck. “It was tough,” said Kahn. “I had...