Author Archive: Daniel Cohen

Hi, my name is Daniel Cohen and I am the Politics Editor for the Roundup. Politics and government are confusing and complicated. My goal as a writer is to clearly outline the current political events of the world in a concise way that all students can understand and appreciate.

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Trump: “It is Time to Officially Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.”

| 12/10/2017 | 0 Comments
Trump: “It is Time to Officially Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.”

Eleven months ago, during Former President Obama’s presidency, the United Nations voted for a resolution that denied Israel the right to construction in the West Bank. About a year later, the federal government’s support seems to be headed in an entirely different direction. President Trump has committed himself to a pro-Israeli agenda since his 2016 campaign. […]

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The Roundup Expands to: Hills West Media!

| 10/17/2017 | 0 Comments

Swing open the door to room 230 on a Thursday afternoon and you will find endless coils of wires leading to pro- ducer, Poojan Pandya, who is counting down the seconds until the beginning of the Roundup and West Radio’s weekly sports podcast. As “Hip Hop Hooray” rolls in, the team is introduced to the […]

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Does the Supreme Court Rule West?

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Does the Supreme Court Rule West?

After the Republicans went “nuclear” and avoided a filibuster from Senate Democrats, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn into the U.S Supreme Court as Justice Scalia’s successor. Judge Gorsuch was selected by the President as a result of his record within the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Although laws are created to protect all American citizens […]

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U.N Ambassador Nikki Haley Advances Her Pro-Israel Agenda

| 04/18/2017 | 0 Comments
U.N Ambassador Nikki Haley Advances Her Pro-Israel Agenda

Nikki Haley was President Trump’s selection for UN Ambassador as she is recognized for her ability to undermine policies that she believes are anti-Israel. Since UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was sworn in two months ago by Vice President Mike Pence, she has diverged from the policies of former UN Ambassador Samantha Power and has demonstrated that she will not be a […]

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2020 Election Campaigns Already?

| 02/19/2017 | 0 Comments
2020 Election Campaigns Already?

The unpredictable personality of Donald Trump prevails after being sworn into the highest office of the United States. President Trump has been in office for about a month now. Yet, he filed for his 2020 re-election during the evening of Inauguration Day. He campaigned in South Carolina and Florida already. Although pundits were not expectant of this action, I would […]

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Election 2016 May Have Ended, But The Political Pandemonium Is Endless

| 02/16/2017 | 0 Comments

As the election of 2016 came to a conclusion this month, the social tensions amongst Americans only continue to intensify. Since Donald Trump was elected to the highest office of the United States, large crowds consisting of widespread demographics have turned out in the country’s largest urban cities to protest the results of the election. […]

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A Visit From Prime Minister Theresa Mays

| 01/30/2017 | 0 Comments
A Visit From Prime Minister Theresa Mays

The first foreign leader to visit the White House under the Trump administration spoke in D.C. on Friday, January 27th. Theresa Mays assumed the prestigious position of the UK’s Prime Minister after the UK’s unforeseen Brexit vote. The UK was once a member of the European Union. The European Union is an organization of European states that cooperate with one […]

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United Nations Security Council Disapprove of Proposed Israeli Construction

| 01/09/2017 | 0 Comments
United Nations Security Council Disapprove of Proposed Israeli Construction

The U.N is under a great deal of pressure after Secretary of State John Kerry, representing the United States, delivered an opinion related to one of the United State’s most controversial relation conflicts: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Security Council of the U.N is an assembly of fifteen members that gather to discuss and vote on […]

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