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It’s Over: The End or New Beginning?

It’s Over: The End or New Beginning?

Zachary Mejia, Political Correspondent
November 9, 2016
Filed under Top Stories

President-elect Donald Trump has clinched the 2016 presidential election after a tight battle to the last minute with his opponent, Hillary Clinton. His victory marks the closest election since Bush v Gore, and like the 2000 elections, third party candidates played a key role in the outcome. While m...

Hillary Clinton Proposes No- Fly Zone in Syria

Hillary Clinton Proposes No- Fly Zone in Syria

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under News

Hillary Clinton’s controversial proposal for a no-fly zone over Syria was brought up again during the third presidential debate Oct. 19. Chris Wallace, Fox New’s moderator, pressed Clinton for details about her proposal, and explained how President Barack Obama has shown concern with the proposition,...

Clinton vs.Trump: The Qualifier

Zachary Mejia, Political Correspondent
October 18, 2016
Filed under News

The October 8 debate occurred after a controversial week for both presidential candidates. Donald Trump was under heavy criticism for coarse sexual remarks made about women in a leaked video from 2005. Hillary Clinton was under scrutiny after Wikileaks released transcripts of paid speeches she made to...

Sanders remains optimistic at Southern California rally, inspiring supporters

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor
May 20, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Thousands lined up at the StubHub center in Carson on Tuesday night for a rally in support of the democratic presidential candidate Bernard “Bernie” Sanders. Sanders spoke out about a variety of issues facing the nation in hopes of garnering voter support and catching up with his democratic rival,...

Clinton slings mud at Sanders

Clinton slings mud at Sanders

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
May 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The Democratic primary elections have been interesting to watch. The most entertaining part has been Bernie Sanders' rise in momentum. It must be extremely disappointing for Hillary Clinton to have lost to Obama, and now, even when using the first female president card, Sanders is still giving her a run ...

The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Last month’s terrorist attack in Brussels is yet another unintended consequence of the West’s dreadful diplomacy in the Middle East, specifically, the Obama Administration's use of unconventional hard power diplomacy. Despite the unavoidable controversy that plagues any world leader in regard to M...

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