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Parents have taken college schemes to a whole new level

Parents have taken college schemes to a whole new level

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

March 20, 2019


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Wealthy parents bribed elite schools such as Yale, Stanford, and UCLA with money to fake their child’s scores, athletic records, and disabilities during the admission process. According to The Los Angeles Times, federal prosecutors have announced charges to over 50 people, including celebrities, corpo...

The southern border is not an ‘national emergency’

The southern border is not an ‘national emergency’

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

February 20, 2019


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President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to address the border security and humanitarians crisis for his border wall funding. The declaration took place Friday after Congress denied Trump a bill that would have funded the border wall. During Trump’s televised announcement, he...

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


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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...

‘Little changes’ to stick to New Year’s resolutions

‘Little changes’ to stick to New Year’s resolutions

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Lifestyles, Perspectives

It's been a month since the new year began and if there is something that always predominates between the change of one year and another is  'New Year’s resolutions' many of which include weight loss. But what happens to those series of personal goals you set to meet in a few months? Actually, there are...

Trump must end his pro-communist acts and care for America

Trump must end his pro-communist acts and care for America

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

January 24, 2019


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President Donald Trump will be meeting the leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un for the second time in his presidency nearing the end of February in Vietnam. According to BBC News, the announcement was made Friday after Trump met with top North Korean negotiator at the White House. What’s the ...

Current government shutdown is a nightmare

Current government shutdown is a nightmare

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

January 18, 2019


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The current government shutdown is now 28 days old and has become the longest shutdown in U.S. history after failed negotiations with the Democratic party. It all started in a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer about border wall funding and a possibl...

Tips to survive finals week

Tips to survive finals week

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

December 11, 2018


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It’s officially that time of the year when it’s common to find students downing with energy drinks, coffee and large doses of sugar to survive the phenomenon known as "final exams week." Finals are split over three days. The finals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd period will take place on Dec. 19. Finals for 4th...

President Trump attacks the Hispanic community once again

President Trump attacks the Hispanic community once again

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

September 26, 2018


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President Trump is now attacking American citizens of Latin descent who live along the Mexican border for suspicion of birth certificate fraud by refusing reentry to the United States after traveling to Mexico or South America According to The Washington Post, the State Department would not give details on...

Journalists are not the ‘enemy of the people’

Journalists are not the ‘enemy of the people’

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

August 31, 2018


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President Donald Trump recently said that about 80 percent of the news media is “the enemy of the people,” and according to The Guardian, a majority of Republicans agree with the statement. Now many journalists across the United States are attacking President Trump by supporting press freedom. The ...

Lack of quick action one reason for increasing number of school shootings

Lack of quick action one reason for increasing number of school shootings

March 14, 2018


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Our nation is facing a growing number of student casualties in school shootings and has been for several years. Nevertheless, little action has taken place after these horrific events occurred. The Columbine High School shooting took the nation by surprise and is a shooting that still affects peo...

North Korea and South Korea join together as one team in the Winter Olympics

North Korea and South Korea join together as one team in the Winter Olympics

February 23, 2018


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North and South Korea marched together on Feb. 9 at the opening ceremony and united together as one team for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The women’s hockey team is composed of North and South Korean athletes and is considered the first in Winter Olympic history to have both Koreas work as a joint te...

A coming out story, alternatively titled, it does get better.

A coming out story, alternatively titled, it does get better.

By Grace Schumann, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Columns, Perspectives

In honor of National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, here is my story. It was the morning of June 25, 2016. It was a sunny Monday morning, the week after Father’s Day. The sun hadn’t quite come up yet and the heat of the day hadn’t quite set in yet. My morning started out hopeful, with a news alert th...

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