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Tragic Shooting Occurs in San Bernardino

Tragic Shooting Occurs in San Bernardino

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer

December 5, 2015


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On Wednesday, December 2, police were called to the bloody scene of a holiday party in San Bernadino gone horribly wrong. A married couple, possibly inspired in part by ISIS, injured about 21 people and murdered 14 more. The shooting took place at a holiday party in the Inland Regional Center celebrat...

Political Division Over Syrian Refugees in America

Political Division Over Syrian Refugees in America

Jordan Roiland, Politics Writer

December 2, 2015


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A current and pressing issue today revolves around the crumbling Middle East. Many terrorist groups such as IS (commonly known as ISIS) and Al-Qaeda are wreaking havoc in Syria and around the world. Understandably so, many innocent civilians are attempting to leave Syria as refugees and attain a better life el...

China Updates Its One Child Policy

China Updates Its One Child Policy

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Politics, Showcase

After decades of enforcement, earlier this week the Chinese government released an official statement ending their one child policy. But does this actually solve any of the problems China may be faced with in the future? The original one child per couple policy was first implemented in 1980 and has been enforced eve...

Unmasking Russian Politics

Unmasking Russian Politics

Doug Marr, Politics Writer

November 23, 2015


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Russia’s recent actions on the global stage have many people concerned, but many more are confused. This confusion is largely a product of Russia’s Maskirovka tactic, which has been used for centuries to deceive and disorient their enemies. Understanding this tactic can shatter the mirrors and b...

Too Late for the “Lonely Generation”?

Too Late for the “Lonely Generation”?

Laura Grajales, Politics Writer

November 19, 2015


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In 1979, China implemented its infamous one-child police as a way to control its growing population. It “was brutally enforced through huge fines, forced sterilizations and abortions," says the Washington Post. "It empowered and enriched a huge swath of officials, with bribes often paid to skirt the rules.” On Thursday, October 29th, China ended its ...

Ebola Here to Stay

Ebola Here to Stay

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer

November 16, 2015


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Ebola, the terrifying virus thought to have nearly been eradicated after striking the world with fear in 2014, has recently made headlines after a Scottish nurse and Ebola survivor was admitted into the Royal Free Hospital in London for Ebola. According to recent reports from the hospital, “her con...

11/11 Republican GOP Debate

Gabrielle Safian, Politics Writer

November 13, 2015


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Tensions ran high at the latest Republican debate as Christie and Huckabee were moved off the main stage--with the candidates not thriving that soon may follow. Many Americans suspect Rand Paul is sliding down the totem pole and his presidential campaign may be in jeopardy. Cruz and Rubio stood out signif...

Saber Rattling Continues at China’s “Great Wall of Sand”

Saber Rattling Continues at China’s “Great Wall of Sand”

Doug Marr, Politics Writer

November 9, 2015


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Ever since the late 70s, China has been on the rise. The marketization of China economy has caused it to undergo rapid economic growth. Despite its recent economic slowdown, China’s international and expansionist ambitions are going just as strong, which is reflected through its recent actions in the...

Breaking News: Toddlers and Guns Don’t Mix

Breaking News: Toddlers and Guns Don’t Mix

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Politics

I’m sure that the click-baity headline of this article in no way surprised anyone. All it takes is just a little common sense to understand that you should not leave both a curious toddler and fully-loaded assault rifle out of sight for any amount of time, but apparently that is too much for some Ameri...

Benghazi Hearings

Benghazi Hearings

Gabrielle Safian, Politics Writer

October 28, 2015


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The 11-hour Benghazi hearings for Hillary Clinton took place October 22. The House Select Committee examined Clinton regarding the deaths of 4 Americans. The presidential frontrunner remained calm during the hearing although there were several bursts in which she struggled to hide her anger for the Republi...

Will Joe Biden Run for President in 2016?

Will Joe Biden Run for President in 2016?

Sarah Tabibzada, Politics Writer

October 27, 2015


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On October 21st, Vice President Joe Biden announced he will not be running for President in 2016. Biden made an announcement from the White House Rose Garden alongside both his wife, Jill, and President Obama.  "Unfortunately, I believe we're out of time. The time necessary to mount a winning campaign for ...

Trump Attacks Clinton Aide Huma Abedin

Trump Attacks Clinton Aide Huma Abedin

Huma Ilyas, Politics Writer

October 26, 2015


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Recently, presidential candidate Donald Trump publicly attacked Hillary Clinton's long-term aide Huma Abedin. Trump, seeking defects in Clinton's campaign alongside her email scandal, claims Abedin's husband Anthony Weiner is “the worst deviant in the United States.” Trump is so desperate to attack Clinton that...

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