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SpaceX Aims For The Moon

SpaceX Aims For The Moon

Christy Koh, World Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under California, Feature, Showcase, World

SpaceX Aims For The Moon Christy Koh, World/National Editor   Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) founder and CEO Elon Musk is known for his daring ventures and ambitious ideas for the technology of the future. Musk launched SpaceX in 2002, aiming “to revolutionize space technology, with t...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Another Week, Yet Another Tweet! This Time it’s Wiretapping!

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Another Week, Yet Another Tweet! This Time it’s Wiretapping!

Morgan Minkler and Kaushikee Nayudu
March 14, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

A step into the past … Before anyone condemns President Trump for his allegations against President Obama it’s important to remember that it is hardly unknown for a newly-elected president to attempt to deprecate the performance of their predecessor, especially when they are from a different party. ...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Politics and Private Email Servers Go Hand In Hand

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Politics and Private Email Servers Go Hand In Hand

Morgan Minkler, Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

  The private email server in question…   Current Vice President Mike Pence routinely used a private email account during his term as Governor of Indiana to conduct public business, discussing sensitive matters and homeland security issues. Within these emails, there was information re...

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

February 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States

On February 22, 2017, class of '79 DHS Alumnus Greg Gangnuss was honored by the Air Force for heroism in Afghanistan. He received the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor. In October 2015, Mr. Gangnuss was serving a voluntary deployment in Afghanistan as a senior environmental advisor for the Ministry of Defense Advisor Program when a...

A Race Against the Weather at the Oroville Dam

Sabina Boudames, Writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under California, Feature, World

  On Saturday, February 12, officials made an evacuation order on the areas surrounding the Oroville Dam, the nation's tallest dam, about 45 minutes away from Sacramento. At least 180,000 people were evacuated with the notice that the dam could spill over in the next hour. The streets were soo...

Super Bowl 51 Recap

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, United States

  In the most entertaining Super Bowl in a long time, we saw the New England Patriots triumph over the Atlanta Falcons in a nail-biting 4th quarter and overtime. This Super Bowl broke many records, such as most Super Bowls won by a single quarterback and single head coach, largest deficit ove...

Trump’s First Actions in Office

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under United States, World

President Donald Trump has been in the office for presidency for just over a week and he’s already made some extremely radical changes. This has come to the point in which he has been accused of constitutional and legal overreach. Even some of his supporters are surprised by the many executive orders th...

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Pick

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Pick

Morgan Minkler and Kaushikee Nayudu
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, United States, World

Why should you care … The Supreme Court is the final judge in all legal cases and the final judgment on the foundation of our country - the Constitution. The Supreme Court holds the power of judicial review; this means that it holds the power to compare acts of Congress, the Executive Branch, and st...

Trump Concedes to Russian Hacking

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under World

  “As far as hacking, I think it was Russia,” Mr. Trump said on January 11th, 2017, which were  his first comments accepting the conclusions of United States intelligence that Moscow had interfered to help him win the presidential election. Donald Trump never admitted to Russian interferenc...

Fort Lauderdale from a DHS Student’s Perspective

Fort Lauderdale from a DHS Student’s Perspective

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
January 22, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized, United States, World

Some time after the tragic Fort Lauderdale shooting, a student at DHS has come forward with a unique perspective. Senior and varsity sideline cheerleader Tinna Zhu and her family were in the Fort Lauderdale airport at the shooting.     Below is her account of what really happened. &nbs...