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ScotSkim: at the top

ScotSkim: at the top

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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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

November 16, 2018


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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


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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, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


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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 ...

ScotSkim Special Edition: the midterms

ScotSkim Special Edition: the midterms

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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America spoke. The 2018 midterm elections displayed high voter turnout, potentially the highest midterm turnout in 20 years.  This race was especially relevant due to the partisan nature of modern politics. With the United States Congress, being controlled by the Republican party, it was imperati...

ScotSkim: controversy

ScotSkim: controversy

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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President Donald Trump posts questionable advertisement On Nov. 1, five days prior to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump tweeted a new advertisement video depicting Central Americans as cop killers. The ad features Luis Bracamontes, a Mexican man who was deported multiple times bu...

ScotSkim: hate

ScotSkim: hate

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Yet another shooting envokes fear among the masses Eleven people are dead including Holocaust survivors and seven are injured along with the perpetrator following a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. On Oct. 27, Robert Bowers stormed a Shabbat service armed with an assault rifle and three handgun...

ScotSkim: targets

ScotSkim: targets

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Pipe bombs sent to left-wing associates News broke Wednesday morning that pipe bombs were sent to various prominent members of the Democratic party, including the Clintons and the Obamas, and to CNN headquarters in New York City. The reporting of these incidents stirred up confusion, as authorities ...

ScotSkim: safety

ScotSkim: safety

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


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US pulls out of long-standing nuclear arms treaty with Russia An agreement that was initially made to avoid nuclear conflict is said to be eliminated, as President Trump announced on his way to a campaign rally in Nevada. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty established during the...

ScotSkim: southern border

ScotSkim: southern border

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Trump threatens to close the border As hundreds of refugees approach the United States, President Trump threatens to close the U.S. border with Mexico to prevent their entry. The caravan consists primarily of Hondurans, however, it is thought have refugees from several Central American nations. With t...

ScotSkim: voting

ScotSkim: voting

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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North Dakota law limits voters The Supreme Court passed a law which prohibits citizen without an address from voting. This law, effective immediately, came in response to the election of North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp six years ago. North Dakota is a historically Republican state and H...

ScotSkim: weather

ScotSkim: weather

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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Hurricane Michael destroys Mexico Beach Hurricane Michael has killed at least 18 people and three are still unaccounted for in Mexico Beach, Fla. At least 230,000 people are lacking electrical power, according to CNN, and there have been long lines of people waiting for fuel. President Donald Trump an...

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