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Dr. Anthony Fauci delivers remarks at a White House COVID-19 briefing on April 8.

Trump pushes to reopen economy despite risk to public

April 14, 2020

The U.S. is now facing over 554,000 cases nationwide, and on April 11, the U.S. set the global record of 20,000 deaths.  Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, believ...

With less than a year left as president, Trump needs to end with a bang.

Cartoon: Trump is Stumped

January 15, 2020


Queer Time Podcast is run by three teenagers who report on current events in the LGBTQ community and provide their own commentary.

Queer Time Episode Ten: Government and Politics

May 15, 2019

On the season one finale of Queer Time Podcast, Maddy and Zach discuss the LGBTQ community's relationship with government and politics. They cover the finalization of Donal...

The Dome of the Rock located in the city of Jerusalem, which is holy to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.

A brief history of a long war: The Palestinian-Israeli conflict

February 22, 2019

Introduction The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is one of the longest in modern history, spanning 70 years. Most have heard of it, but few are aware of what it means for Palestinians, for Israelis, and for Americans. On the right, hear from students and staff as they share their personal accounts, hopes for the future, and ideas of peace. On the left, read about the history between Palestinians and Israelis.  Here in America Although U.S. involvement today is generally restricted to foreign aid, America was, at one point, key to the progression of the conflict. However,...

Despite the fact that the protests against the North Dakota pipeline have been going on for months, Donald Trump signed an executive order approving its construction.

North Dakota oil spill shows Trump’s incompetence

April 20, 2017

On December 2016, there was an oil spill in North Dakota, and almost no one cared. The pipeline which caused the spill, owned by True Companies, was originally thought to have...

America is a country built by immigrants and kept alive by immigrants, and Donald Trump has no right to infringe on that.

Xenophobia is nothing new, but there is hope

February 22, 2017

It seems like every day when I turn on the news Donald Trump’s administration is finding a new way to attack immigrants and minorities. On Jan. 27, Trump signed an executive order ...

Under the Obama administration, women gained reproductive rights all over America. However, under the Trump administration, women's rights are already being limited, starting with women outside of the U.S.

Abort Trump’s polices, not foreign aid

January 31, 2017

In the past week, President Trump has signed a flurry of vague, alarming executive orders turning back the clock on Obama's eight years of work, from "lessening the burden of Obamacare" to removing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and to implementing a ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. Amidst mass protests and public outcry, however, one act is being forgotten. Trump also signed an executive order bringing back the "Global Gag Rule," a policy implemented under the Regan administration in 2001, which states that the U.S. will not give to any foreign aid organization which provides or "promotes" abortions. This policy is nothing but an attack on women on from all over the world.

On June 16, 2015 Michelle Obama visited the Mulberry School for Girls in London to announce a nearly $200 million partnership between the United States and the United Kingdom that would help bring education to girls all around the world.

Michelle Obama’s legacy will not be forgotten

December 15, 2016

While Michelle Obama may be leaving the White House, her legacy never will. On Nov.4, 2008, Michelle became America's first African America first lady - a historical moment in a country who's Civil Rights Movement led my Martin Luther King and Malcolm X only ended a mere 48 years ago. Throughout the eight years she has been in the Whitehouse, Michelle has been a model to women and girls all around the world, and a reminder for everyone of the true power and potential of a woman.

Anti-Trump protests occurred all throughout the country, displaying the worry and fear felt by minority groups. Hopefully, that fear will be used constructively in the future in order to protect the rights of all people in the case that they will be threatened.

Trump is president; Get over it

December 1, 2016

From the first day since Donald Trump's presidency was announced, tens of thousands of people have been pouring into the streets to protest the Electoral College's decision. They ad...

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