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Why President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban is Counterproductive

| 02/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Why President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban is Counterproductive

President Donald Trump’s immigration ban sent shockwaves throughout the world last friday, inciting fear and anger in American citizens and foreign peoples. The executive order essentially prohibits people from seven predominantly muslim countries from entering the United States. The countries affected were Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen and the ban was placed […]

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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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The Chicago Kidnapping: the Result of a Broken Nation

| 01/13/2017 | 0 Comments

                      Three Chicago teens and one adult, Brittany Covington, 18; her sister Tanisha Covington, 24; Tesfaye Cooper, 18; and Jordan Hill, 18, have been charged with hate crimes after a live Facebook video showed them torturing a mentally disabled teen for up to six hours, […]

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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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Students in Uproar Over Racist GroupMe

| 12/08/2016 | 0 Comments

“Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships”, stated John A. Hannah, “to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.” It seems a student at the University of Oklahoma has undermined the meaning of this quote, at the expense of black students […]

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Not So Nice Spice

| 12/04/2016 | 0 Comments

“The truth doesn’t cost anything, but a lie could cost you everything.” Unfortunately, there are many self profiting drug pushers trying to create the facade that synthetic marijuana , otherwise known as K2 or spice, is “natural” and therefore harmless. This could not be farther from the truth. Use of this drug, can be detrimental […]

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Cast of Hamilton Asks Mike Pence to “Work on Behalf of All of Us”

| 11/27/2016 | 0 Comments
Cast of Hamilton Asks Mike Pence to “Work on Behalf of All of Us”

On Friday, November 18th, Mike Pence, the Vice President-elect, went to see the renowned Broadway musical with his family. As he walked in, he was met with a mixed response. Some people cheered while most others booed. During the play, the audience acted as an average audience would be expected to act. The crowd cheered especially […]

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Thousands of Anti-Trump Protesters Take to The Streets of Major U.S. Cities

| 11/14/2016 | 0 Comments
Thousands of Anti-Trump Protesters Take to The Streets of Major U.S. Cities

After a surprising presidential election, many people were unhappy with the result. Understandably, people are angry, upset or just plain confused at how the United States elected a person known for calling Mexicans rapists, proposing a ban on Muslims immigrating to the U.S, and threatening to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. To show their discontent […]

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