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Scotskim: the end

Scotskim: the end

Emma Romanowsky, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2019

Government shutdown ends temporarily After 35 days, the Senate has passed a bill to temporarily open the government. The bill, a short term spending bill, which will reopen parts of the government until Feb. 15, 2019. The president has agreed to sign the bill, urging that “the Democrats and Repu...

ScotSkim: announcements

ScotSkim: announcements

Emma Romanowsky, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2019

New concerns surrounding Trump emerge As the United States enters day 34 in a partial government shutdown, new allegations towards the president have emerged. A Buzzfeed story published earlier this week claims that President Trump directed his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to regarding the...

ScotSkim: clash

ScotSkim: clash

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019

Nancy Pelosi and President Trump continue to clash The drama between Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, and President Donald Trump continues to spiral, but this time over the president's annual State of the Union address. On Jan. 16, Pelosi suggested that Trump cancel or delay his address slated f...

ScotSkim: waiting

ScotSkim: waiting

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Government shutdown continues The United States government is in the midst of the longest government shutdown ever with a record 25 days and counting. The previous record for the longest shutdown was 21 days. This shutdown has fueled further divisions as Democrats and Republicans continue to battl...

ScotSkim: convictions

ScotSkim: convictions

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car into, and killing, counter-protestor and civil rights advocate Heather Heyer on Aug. 12, 2017. Besides one coun...

ScotSkim: lies

ScotSkim: lies

Emma Romanowsky, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2018

Paul Manafort’s lies are brought forward Special counsel Robert Mueller of the Russia probe says that Paul Manafort lied to the FBI even after agreeing to cooperate with officials. According to Mueller, Manafort lied about funds and contacts with the Trump administration. Former Trump campaign...

ScotSkim: fraud

ScotSkim: fraud

Emma Romanowsky, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2018

North Carolina ballot reveals potential election fraud A common battle cry of the Republican party, voter fraud seems to have involved itself with a candidate from the GOP, bringing forth the largest alleged election fraud in recent history. The candidate in question is Republican Mark Harris who won North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District by 905 votes. These results, howev...

ScotSkim: mourning

ScotSkim: mourning

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

George H.W. Bush dies George H.W. Bush passed away at the age of 94 on Nov. 30, 2018, just sixth months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. Bush died surrounded by his family at his home in Houston. Throughout the years, he battled a variety of health issues. Within 2018 alone, Bush was admi...

ScotSkim: at the top

ScotSkim: at the top

Mandy Hitchcock, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018

Email controversy erupts once again with Ivanka Trump’s use of a private account Hundreds of government business emails were sent out last year through a personal email account, unbeknownst to the public and Trump administration, by none other than the First Daughter. Since The Washington Post rep...

ScotSkim: announcements

ScotSkim: announcements

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Questions arise surrounding leadership as the 'blue wave' crashes The ‘blue wave,’ crashed, as many predicted it would. But for American politics, another dramatic event on its horizon as members of the House of Representatives question who their future majority and minority leaders will be. Former...

ScotSkim: fire

ScotSkim: fire

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

California burns up from fires in north and south Infamous for its sunny days and sandy beaches, the Golden State is gaining a new meaning, as fire rages through both its northern and southern ends. With Camp Fire blazing in the north and the Woolsey Fire burning through the south, the entire state is crippled by tragedy and debilitating air quality. According to ...

ScotSkim: aftermath

ScotSkim: aftermath

Emma Romanowsky, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2018

President Trump fires Jeff Sessions Hours after the midterm elections polls closed, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his immediate resignation from office. However, Sessions’ departure was not a personal decision: President Trump fired him. Sessions released an undated letter to the president ...

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