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Trump Administration’s immigration ban sparks protests

Trump Administration’s immigration ban sparks protests

Mona Murhamer and Sarah Tocatlian
January 30
Filed under News, Top News

Protesters returned to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), on Jan. 29, for the second consecutive day to protest the Trump Administration's ban on immigrants and travelers entering the country from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Protesters filled the inside of the airport's international...

Bay Area bubble bursts in wake of Trump victory

Bay Area bubble bursts in wake of Trump victory

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
November 12
Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump supporters are ignorant, but not as much as Hillary Clinton supporters. As the presidential election drew nearer, the majority of Carlmont's population and the Bay Area as a whole scoffed at Trump's ability to dig himself deeper and deeper into a hole. According to shapethefuture.org, 76 percent ...

Bay Area students protest Trump victory

Bay Area students protest Trump victory

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
November 11
Filed under News

Even people who can't legally vote have chosen to share their opinions after Donald Trump's victory. On Nov. 9, the day after Trump won the election, students in various East Bay high schools walked out of class in protest of the coming Trump presidency. Students of Bishop O’Dowd, Albany High, Oak...

Trump victory unveils Republican silent majority

Trump victory unveils Republican silent majority

Justin Som, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under News, Top News

Holding their breaths, with stomachs clenched, many Clinton supporters turned away from the polling results. Florida had just been lost to Donald Trump, and as far as the Clinton campaign was concerned, they had already given up. The streamers and balloons at the hopeful victory party were packed...

Trump’s remarks open discussion about sexual harassment

Trump’s remarks open discussion about sexual harassment

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under News

Donald Trump has yet again been accused of sexual assault. Over the last few weeks, the republican presidential candidate has been accused of rape and attempts of sexual assault eight times, and the number is increasing. The many women accusing Trump range from former model, Kristen Anderson,...

Make America great again by silencing Trump

Make America great again by silencing Trump

Editorial Staff
March 2
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top News

Any publicity is good publicity, and Donald Trump is by far the most publicized candidate in the 2016 presidential election. Almost every news site in the nation is constantly covering Trump's every move. This media boost gave the man who everyone originally thought was running as a joke more than...

Republican lies come out during GOP debate

Republican lies come out during GOP debate

Justin Som, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Opinion, Top News

In 2016, the GOP debates have achieved the highest ratings throughout history. According to CBS, who hosted the most recent debate, over 13.5 million Americans tuned in. Viewers are attracted to these debates because they believe that they will gain knowledge of these presidential candidates' policies...

Donald Trump as the modern-day Sith Lord

Donald Trump as the modern-day Sith Lord

Justin Som, Staff Writer
January 26
Filed under Opinion, Top News

According to Jedi Master Yoda, fear is the path to the dark side. "Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. And hate, leads to suffering." In George Lucas's Star Wars franchise, the Sith are famous for their manipulation skills and capabilities of spreading hate. In fact, the high master of the...

Donald Trump is our savior

Donald Trump is our savior

Kelly Song, Highlander Editor
August 29
Filed under News, Opinion, Top News

So imagine this: the apocalypse is here, the zombies have finally arrived to eat your brains out and you’re cursing under your breath as you fumble around your pantry for a food stash. It’s chaos out there -- the government has collapsed, the lord of the zombies has taken over and you have maybe...

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