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Trump’s Cabinet Developments

Trump’s Cabinet Developments

Ashar Farooq, Politics Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

With the Trump presidency now in full gear, many of Trump’s cabinet picks have been confirmed by the Senate. However, President Trump’s cabinet picks have raised many controversies. One major controversy was the appointment of Betsy DeVos as the education secretary. Many people have questioned...

New DNC Chairman

New DNC Chairman

Ashar Farooq, Politics Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Politics

It has become an axiom of history to oppose the opposite party in American politics. This has become relevant as the Democratic Party elects Tom Perez as its next chairman. Tom Perez has a tough task ahead for the Democratic Party as he hopes to lead them to success at the 2018 midterm election and the...

Trump’s CPAC Speech

Trump’s CPAC Speech

Ashar Farooq, Politics Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

The Trump presidency is just beginning to take shape as more than a month has passed by since January 20, 2017. There have been many developments and controversies surrounding the new administration. Recently, President Trump spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference, commonly known as the...

Analyzing Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Analyzing Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Kevin McKenna, Politics Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Politics

On Tuesday, January 31st, President Donald J. Trump nominated Colorado 10th District appeals court judge, a George W. Bush appointee, Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States of America to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Antonin Scalia had been one of the most influential conservative...

Trump’s First 100 Days Plan

Trump’s First 100 Days Plan

Parker Keller, Politic Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Politics

A very important aspect of a president is what he plans to do as soon as he comes into office, often known as the “First 100 Days Plan.” Donald Trump is currently in this period of time. His intentions for the next few weeks range from cutting regulations on businesses to repealing and replacing...

Political Significance of Super Bowl Commercials

Political Significance of Super Bowl Commercials

Shaan Khan, Politic Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Politics

Super Bowl commercials are usually deemed the funniest advertisements of the year. This year, however, companies have reached out further than simple humor and introduced political significance into the mix. Some of the companies include Audi, 84 Lumber, Coca–Cola, Budweiser, and Airbnb. Audi...

Barack Obama’s Legacy

Barack Obama’s Legacy

Ashar Farooq, Politics Editor

January 7, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

As the transition of Donald Trump starts to roll along, the current President is preparing for life after the White House and wrapping up his legacy over the last 8 years. Barack Obama made history in 2008 when he became the first African-American President of the United States. Over the last two terms, he has made significant changes and contributions to the American lifestyle, all producing varying degrees of success.

2016 Presidential Election Outcome

2016 Presidential Election Outcome

Parker Keller, Politics Writer

January 7, 2017


Filed under Politics

The 2016 presidential campaign season has arguably been one of the most divisive times in American political history. The major political party candidates, Donald Trump(R) and Hillary Clinton(D), are considered the most unlikable presidential candidates that America has ever seen.

Trump’s Transition Overview

Trump’s Transition Overview

Ashar Farooq, Politics Editor

January 7, 2017


Filed under Politics, Showcase

It is reasonable to say that a decent portion of 2016 has been very political for many of us, thanks to this year’s election. The impacts of this historic election are just beginning to become clear as the inauguration of Donald Trump edges closer and closer. Trump, with his transition team, is constructing his cabinet and getting ready for his powerful job in this rapidly shortening time period.

Hillary’s emails are back!

Hillary’s emails are back!

Andrew Harrigan, Politic Writer

November 13, 2016


Filed under Politics

On July fifth, amidst questioning on Hillary Clinton’s emails, the FBI director James Comey stated that “all the cases prosecuted involved some combination of clearly intentional and willful mishandling of classified information, vast quantities of materials exposed in such a way as to support an inference of intentional misconduct, indications of disloyalty to the United States, or efforts to obstruct justice. We do not see those things here.”

The Final Stretch Of the 2016 Election

The Final Stretch Of the 2016 Election

Ashar Farooq, Politics Editor

November 13, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

Now, it is just a matter of time until we know who the next President of the United States will be. The two major party candidates, Trump and Hillary, have been involved in a multitude of controversies. They are widely seen, according to numerous polls, as the most unfavorable candidates in U.S history. The three presidential debates have also been, for lack of a better word, vicious and very heated.

The Global Demand for Free Press in the Twenty-First Century: What Are We Doing Wrong?

The Global Demand for Free Press in the Twenty-First Century: What Are We Doing Wrong?

Ellen Tricomi, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

This undeclared "Free Press Revolution" has taken the world by storm in the most unlikely of countries. Movies banned, cartoonists gunned down and journalists imprisoned–it sounds like the premise of a bad dystopian book. But, it, in fact, is a reality in countries such as the US, France and Australia. Treatment of journalists and artists has manifested in hackings, marches and protests. Free press and expression is a natural right with which nearly every country provides its citizens; though it now seems to be nullified by extremist groups with their own agendas.

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