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New presidential executive orders

Diego Crespo, Editor- in- Chief
May 16, 2017
Filed under News

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced two executive orders from President Donald Trump Thursday morning, May 11. Sanders brought up the Homeland Security Advisor, Tom Bossert, to present the executive order, now known as the Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastru...

Trump to Comey: You’re Fired

Corbin Boone, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under News

President Trump decided to Fire James Comey, the head director of the FBI Tuesday, May 9. The President gave his reasoned that Comey was being dishonest and showing a disregard for the bureau when handling Hillary Clinton’s private email server during the U.S. presidential election. Many political com...

North Korea Warns of “Super-Mighty” Preemptive Strike

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under News

Tensions are reaching a fever pitch on the Korean Peninsula between the United States and North Korea as the isolated nation threatened the U.S. with a “super-mighty preemptive strike” after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was looking to increase pressure on the North Korean regime. The...

Should the president be presented as infallible?

Jennifer Espana, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It’s always best to know what’s actually going on in our country, especially when it’s got to do with a neighboring country. At times even I get freaked out by the things the media shares with us but, they’re the ones who are brave enough to tell us what’s actually going on. I want my presiden...

Fox cuts ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ over sexual harassment claims

Corbin Boone, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under News

Political commentator Bill O’Reilly has been assailed by a series of sexual harassment claims that have put him under investigation and led Fox News to end their contract with the show host. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company, and Bill O’Reilly himself have agre...

Constituents of the 38th District Meet with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Constituents of the 38th District Meet with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Zachary Mejia, News Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies April 15 at a Berkeley, California park when a fight broke out which resulted in at least 20 arrests as cops attempted to keep the groups apart according to Reuters. As fist fights between people broke out there were can...

Pizza & Politics: Ian Calderon Speaks at RHC

Pizza & Politics: Ian Calderon Speaks at RHC

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Top Stories

Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon of California State Assembly, and representative of the 57th district spoke at a Pizza and Politics event in the student lounge April 13. Calderon is a democrat, a Whittier native, and the youngest Majority Leader in the history of California. His youth was a...

United States Drops “The Mother of all Bombs” in Afghanistan

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

The United States dropped the “mother of all bombs” on an Islamic State cave complex in Afghanistan Thursday April 13, the Pentagon said. It is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal. The bomb is so massive that it has to be delivered via cargo plane and dropped from the rear of th...

18 Syrian Fighters Allied with U.S. Killed in Coalition Airstrike

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

An airstrike by the American led coalition fighting the Islamic State killed 18 Syrian fighters allied with the United States, military officials said Thursday, April 13. The strike, which occurred Tuesday in Tabqah, Syria, was the third time in a month that the American-led airstrikes may have ki...

Trump Launches Tomahawk Strikes Against Syria

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under News

The United States bombed a Syrian air base Thursday April 6, after the Syrian government attacked its own civilians with chemical weapons. “Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the air base in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched,” Mr. Trump said in remarks at his Mar-a...

President Trump Removes Chief Strategist From National Security Council

President Trump Removes Chief Strategist From National Security Council

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under News

Steve Bannon, President Trump’s Chief Strategist, was removed from the US National Security Council Tuesday morning, April 5. Multiple sources have given differing reasons for Bannon’s dismissal, and who was behind his removal from the council. After the resignation of Michael Flynn as Nation...

South Korea President Removed from Office

South Korea President Removed from Office

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, was formally removed from office due to a corruption scandal as reported by the New York Times. The decision brings an end to the career of South Korea’s first female president who was also the daughter of Cold War military dictator Park Chung-hee. Back in Dec. 20...

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