Category: News

Decisive Victory for Macron

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Co-written by Grace Pacelle Emmanuel Macron has claimed a victory in the most important and unpredictable election in decades. Despite early polls showing Marine Le Pen, of the right-wing nationalist National Front party, in the lead, President-Elect Macron, of the new…

Locker Rooms Now Locked due to Vandalism and Misconduct

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Beginning today, the boys’ and girls’ locker rooms will be locked during all blocks save the first and last ten minutes of every block. The same amount of time will be applied to every block, including lunch blocks. The locker…

Weekly Trump Update: Attacks on the Press

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President Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, recently forbade several major news outlets from a regular news “gaggle,” or minor press briefing. Organizations banned included the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, CNN, and several other organizations. These organizations have published many reports that…

Trump’s Ban on Refugees and Immigrants

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On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that will suspend immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries for the next three months, the acceptance of all refugees into the United States for the next 120 days, and the suspension…

Congress Attempts to Limit Ethics Panel

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When the 115th U.S. Congress met on January 3, the Republicans in the House of Representatives held a meeting in which they decided to greatly limit the power of the nonpartisan congressional ethics panel. 119 voted for and 74 against the proposal,…

Trump’s Taiwan Call

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On Friday, President-Elect Donald Trump received a call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. This was very controversial because of the complicated relationship between the Taiwanese government, the Republic of China, and the mainland government, the People’s Republic of China. Both the…

Parking Petition

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As everyone knows, ever since we’ve moved into the new school, parking has been a major problem. Many are concerned about there not being enough space to satisfy the large amount of demand there is for parking in the school.…

The Passing of Fidel Castro: A Controversial Death

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As of a week ago, many people probably weren’t even aware that Fidel Castro was still alive.  Although he may have managed to disappear into the shadows for years, his death, at the age of 90, has finally been confirmed.  Having…

Trump, the Electoral College, and Voter Fraud: News and Opinion

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President-elect Donald Trump, known for his aggressive Twitter usage, has continued to use social media to spread controversial messages. Before the elections, Trump frequently warned of voter fraud in favor of Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton. However, he claimed that if he won, this would indicate that…

Senate Race 2016 Results

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Although the presidential election received most of the press, Senate elections were also held on November 8. After Election Day, the Republicans will now hold 51 seats, and the Democrats will hold 46 including independents Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Angus…