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Tragedy Strikes Again in Pakistan

Tragedy Strikes Again in Pakistan

Laura Grajales, Politics Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Politics

On March 27, Christians all around the world celebrated Easter. Christians in Lahore, Pakistan were doing just that at a park filled with amusement rides for children, when, suddenly, the day took a tragic turn. A suicide bomber set off a bomb that ended injuring more than 341 people and killing at ...

Second-In-Command of ISIS Killed

Second-In-Command of ISIS Killed

Gabrielle Safian, Politics Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Politics

A huge step in the war against terror occurred on Friday, March 25. ISIS’s finance master and second-in-command, Haji Imam, was recently was killed during a raid. In addition to that, another top leader, Omar al-Shishani, was killed as well. Attacking its leadership may be the very thing America n...

Terrorist Attacks Haunt Brussels

Terrorist Attacks Haunt Brussels

Shaan Khan, Politics Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Politics

Last week, the world was shaken.  On March 22, two attacks went off in Brussels, Belgium, in the Zaventem international Airport and at Maelbeek subway station in central Brussels, which is close to several core European Union buildings.  The attacks killed about 30 people and wounded hundreds. Accordin...

Pope Francis Calls Out Donald Trump’s Christian Values

Pope Francis Calls Out Donald Trump’s Christian Values

Jenny Duclay, Guest Contributor

March 16, 2016


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Donald Trump is a businessman and a politician who currently is the leading Republican presidential candidate. He is a Christian-American citizen and was born in New York.  Not long ago, Pope Francis and Trump had a small controversy between religion and politics… Trump believes we have to limit...

Microsoft Favors Apple in FBI Controversy

Microsoft Favors Apple in FBI Controversy

Huma Ilyas, Politics Writer

March 16, 2016


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Apple’s CEO Tim Cook recently refused to assist the FBI in unlocking a terrorist's iPhone. Apple’s objection to helping the law enforcement break into an iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters has gained them many supporters, one of them being the president of Microsoft. Microsoft’s pre...

Trump, Rubio, and Fahrenheit 451?

Trump, Rubio, and Fahrenheit 451?

Shaan Khan, Politics Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Politics

We live in a dog-eat-dog world where people take advantage of others.  With the heat and excitement of the election to become leader of the free world, candidates will take advantage of any flaws to get to the top. At formal debates, candidates have been known to bicker like children.  “[The deb...

Super Tuesday Coverage

Super Tuesday Coverage

Laura Grajales, Politics Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Politics

Super Tuesday the one day where the most primary elections occur. This year, it happened to fall on March 1. The states who held elections on Super Tuesday were Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia. The American Samoa Democratic caucus also took plac...

Encyrption Wars: Apple vs. the FBI

Encyrption Wars: Apple vs. the FBI

Hans Bas, Politics Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

On February 16, Apple CEO Tim Cook released a message to Apple Inc.’s customers. This message, posted on Apple’s official website, details that Apple is opposing an order the United States government has given the company, stating that this order “threatens the security of our customers.” Apple ...

Supreme Court Nomination Stagnates Due to Partisan Disagreements

Supreme Court Nomination Stagnates Due to Partisan Disagreements

Douglas Marr, Politics Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

By now, the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is hardly news anymore, but the circumstances arising from his death are still progressing. But stagnating may be a more appropriate word to describe the process of finding and appointing his replacement. Shortly after Justice Scalia’s death, Sena...

An Overview on Lobbying

An Overview on Lobbying

Shaan Khan, Politics Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Politics

With the 2016 election just around the corner, candidates will do anything and everything to get the lead to make them win.  But, like the rest of the world, everything costs money.  So the question is: How do the candidates get money for their campaign and ads?  And what are the consequences? W...

Updates on the GOP: Jeb’s Withdrawal and More

Updates on the GOP: Jeb’s Withdrawal and More

Jordan Roiland, Politics Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

The GOP’s major candidates are beginning to be outlined. Donald Trump is in the lead, followed by Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and John Kasich. Recent polling has led many candidates to withdraw from the race, including Jeb Bush. Bush dropped out of the campaign on Saturday, February 20. He came to ackno...

Bloomberg for President 2016?

Bloomberg for President 2016?

Gabrielle Safian, Politics Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Politics

One of the most interesting elections America has ever seen may have just gotten even more interesting. There is speculation that the former Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, will enter the race for the President of the United States for the term of 2016.  Bloomberg is an independent, and in the p...

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