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Russian government supports Crimean annexation

Russian government supports Crimean annexation

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014


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The secession referendum in Crimea on March 16 revealed that 97 percent of Crimean voters supported leaving Ukraine to join the Russian Federation. The Ukraine crisis began when the president of Ukraine then, Viktor Yanukovych, rejected plans from the European Union (EU) concerning improved economic...

Flu season fiasco: CDC closed during government shutdown

Flu season fiasco: CDC closed during government shutdown

Zoe Wildman

October 8, 2013


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With the Center for Disease Control (CDC) shut down, Americans will not be informed about current flu strains and where outbreaks are occurring. According to the CDC website, they will not be routinely analyzing surveillance data nor testing laboratory specimens submitted as part of routine surveillance. “The...

Behind the government shutdown – two sides that can’t agree

Behind the government shutdown – two sides that can’t agree

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


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After one week of partial shutdown, the United States government remains deadlocked as disagreement between the Democratic party and the Republican party continues to delay consensus. The shutdown began at midnight Sept. 30 as a result of Congress failing to pass its budget plan for the new fiscal year. ...

Government shutdown effects students

Government shutdown effects students

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013


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Ten days after the government shut down, students are starting to see its effects. Disagreement in Congress regarding the funding for the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, sparked the government to shut down. The end of the shutdown still remains unknown and many students are unsure...

AP Government cheating scandal unveiled

AP Government cheating scandal unveiled

January 9, 2013


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A huge breach in student integrity occurred as Carlmont's winter break came to an end when a shocking email from AP Government teachers exposed a cheating scandal in relation to the fall semester final. The final exam for the course was an unreleased AP test, purportedly unavailable to the public. How...

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