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James Comey and Jeff Sessions Hearings about Trump’s Actions and Affiliations with Russia

James Comey and Jeff Sessions Hearings about Trump’s Actions and Affiliations with Russia

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor
June 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

Last Thursday, former FBI director James Comey testified in front of the Senate about his interactions with President Trump about the FBI’s investigation into possible links between Trump’s associates and the Russian effort to tamper in last year’s presidential election. Comey testified in confirmation...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: The President Remains Determined to Turn Up the Heat (Literally)

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: The President Remains Determined to Turn Up the Heat (Literally)

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor
June 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, United States, World

When it comes to climate change, as well as several other topics, President Trump has taken a diverse array of stances. Several years before announcing his candidacy, in 2009, the president signed an open letter to former President Barack Obama from several prominent business leaders expressing support for ...

French Elections: Macron Victorious

Vikram Nithyanandam, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under World

On May 7th, France elected its new president, Emmanuel Macron, which was a great relief to many countries who feared Le Pen becoming president, and her promise to leave the EU. Shockingly, Macron won by a landslide; a whopping 66% of the population voted for Macron, and a remaining 34% voted for Le Pen....

The French Presidential Elections: Scandals, Surprises, and Suspense

The French Presidential Elections: Scandals, Surprises, and Suspense

Kaushikee Nayudu, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, World

In a few days the French people will gather at the polls to cast their votes for the candidate they believe most suited to be their new president. Though the presidential elections of a country nearly five thousand miles away may seem irrelevant to us in Dublin, California, it’s relevancy cannot be...

Donald Trump Bombing Syria’s Chemical Base

Vikram Nithyanandam, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under United States, World

Last week, Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, ordered a deadly nerve agent to be sprayed on the public in Syria, which caused much outrage throughout the world. It killed dozens of civilians and injured hundreds of others. In response, president Donald Trump fired 59 Tomahawk missiles on the air base where ...

Julia, Sesame Street’s New Muppet With Autism

Julia, Sesame Street’s New Muppet With Autism

Kaushikee Nayudu, Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

Hollywood has been criticized countless times for the lack of diversity in roles and for their stereotypical depiction of minorities. Though Hollywood is still light years behind in having the screen reflect reality, recent years have shown an increase in diverse roles. Freshman Annabelle Obillo comme...

DHS Reacts to Westminster Terrorist Attack

DHS Reacts to Westminster Terrorist Attack

Christy Koh, World Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, World

March 22, 2017 -- In 82 seconds, the lives of 3 innocents ended, and those of 40 others were affected forever. A car sped along the pavement of Westminster Bridge, purposefully hitting dozens of pedestrians. The driver then pulled into the Palace of Westminster, exited the car, and fatally stabbed police...

Corny Trump Confirmed

Corny Trump Confirmed

Arielle Lew
April 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, World

Ever notice how Donald Trump’s hair resembles the ones from of a corn. Well it’s been confirmed: Donald Trump is part corn!   In Trump’s private property in Orange County, Mar-a-Mango, a sample of his DNA was acquired from a fellow informant, Clementine Citron. You might find the r...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Tax Returns – Turns out the President Has Been Paying

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Tax Returns – Turns out the President Has Been Paying

Kaushikee Nayudu, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, United States, World

One of several controversial issues of the 2016 presidential election was the refusal of then Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, to release his tax returns, breaking several decades of tradition and causing great speculation as to their contents. Though partial documents were leaked to the pr...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: A Vacant Whitehouse: Thousands of Positions Remain Unfilled

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: A Vacant Whitehouse: Thousands of Positions Remain Unfilled

Morgan Minkler, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Showcase, United States, World

  An Overview of the Issue… Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has been slow to fill appointments that as chief executive he is entitled to make under the law. Thousands of appointed positions in the President’s administration remain vacant, leaving many agencies wit...