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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...

Trump Visits Mexico

Jose Miranda, Staff Writer
September 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump feels very much like a desperate socialite. At the invitation of the now historically unpopular president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, Trump has acquired yet another important photo op for his campaign of hatred. The same campaign that has vilified the Mexican immigrant and spat in the ...

The Rise of Insurgents : Why People Love Trump and Sanders

The Rise of Insurgents : Why People Love Trump and Sanders

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
March 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

  I have been watching the political process of choosing the 2016 candidate for president on both sides of the political aisle since the beginning, and it has been an exciting turn of events. Two candidates in particular, and their fan bases, have really stood out in this election process, Donald Tr...

House of Representatives vote to repeal Affordable Care Act for 56th time

House of Representatives vote to repeal Affordable Care Act for 56th time

Christopher Traslaviña, Editor-in-Chief
February 4, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

In an act of symbolic dissent on Tuesday, Republican members of the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Better known as Obamacare, these pieces of legislation were created to provide more people and families with the health insurance and care they need. While it is true...

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