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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...

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...

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 w...

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 revolutioniz...

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. ...

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...

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, Staff Writer

February 6, 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...

President 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...