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Important takeaways from the first vice presidential debate

Important takeaways from the first vice presidential debate

October 13, 2020

The vice presidential debate from Oct. 7 seemed like the only good debate the American people will get for a long time. There were little to no interruptions and it felt like an actual debate. California Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence began the debate on the topic of the ongoing...

First presidential debate offers nothing new than what we know already

First presidential debate offers nothing new than what we know already

October 2, 2020

Many who watched the first presidential debate on Sept. 29 were left with more doubts than reassurances as the day the American people waited for has finally arrived and passed. It felt like watching an SNL skit rather than a debate. Here’s what went down.   Trump’s federal income tax returns M...

The Al Capone of politics, President Donald Trump

The Al Capone of politics, President Donald Trump

September 28, 2020

The day the American public has been waiting for has finally arrived and it comes with the release of President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Well, to begin with, there’s not much to look at either way. According to The New York Times, Trump has not paid a single penny of federal income taxes for 10 of th...

The legacy of 9/11, 19 years later

The legacy of 9/11, 19 years later

September 14, 2020

For many, it was a day where people remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when Al-Qaeda coordinated the biggest terrorist attack against the United States. Immediately after the attacks occurred, Americans demanded someone to pay for lives lost and, as a result, that’s how the War o...

Trump will not be removed from office, but it’s still a win for the Democrats

Trump will not be removed from office, but it’s still a win for the Democrats

January 21, 2020

President Donald Trump made history last December by being the third president to be impeached by the House. However, in the Senate, the articles of impeachment will fail. It won’t be much of a shock to the public if Trump is acquitted of his crimes in a Republican-controlled Senate. As a matter...

Leave the politics aside and brace for the natural disasters

Leave the politics aside and brace for the natural disasters

August 30, 2019

President Donald Trump keeps on extracting millions of dollars away from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster relief to send to the southern border. According to NBC News, the $271 million funding would allow ICE to detain nearly 50,000 immigrants at one time. Just as tropical ...

New battleground for women’s rights in the United States takes shape

New battleground for women’s rights in the United States takes shape

May 22, 2019

Attempts to oppress women is taking root in the United States once more after many states are passing the country’s latest ban on abortion. According to CBS, a total of eight states have passed the “heartbeat bill,” where abortions are no longer legal after a heartbeat is detected at around ...

Why climate change should be everyone’s number one priority

Why climate change should be everyone’s number one priority

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 15, 2019

The huge amount of posts on the internet of animals going extinct or losing their homes due to global warming has many feeling regrets.   However, no one seems to be doing anything about it. According to The New York Times, “humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramaticall...

Trump is the Republican’s puppet to gain political advantage

Trump is the Republican’s puppet to gain political advantage

April 22, 2019

Since the 1950s, the controversial census question about a person’s U.S. citizenship status has never been an issue. That was until the Trump administration entered the White House. According to NPR, the policy idea became a reality this March when Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who was appointed by...

Tune out Super Bowl halftime show to show support to those who refuse to perform

Tune out Super Bowl halftime show to show support to those who refuse to perform

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

January 31, 2019

It’s official, the Super Bowl halftime show went from the most wanted to the least wanted gig in the music industry. According to Rolling Stone, Rihanna rejected the Sunday show to demonstrate her support of Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick was a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who was exiled from the NF...

Government re-opens, a good sign or bad sign?

Government re-opens, a good sign or bad sign?

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

January 30, 2019

President Donald Trump signed a temporary funding bill to re-open the government until Feb. 15 on Friday after the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. According to MSNBC, two separate bills were presented to the Senate, one from each party. The Democrat’s bill did not include wall fundin...

Overspending on Christmas gifts, where should the money actually go?

Overspending on Christmas gifts, where should the money actually go?

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Features editor

December 20, 2018

People tend to overspend on Christmas gifts, even though they are not seen in the streets; many of them are online shopping. According to Alliant, around $721 billion are spent on Christmas shopping every year. As stores begin to have discounts before Thanksgiving, buyers begin their Christmas...

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