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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...

DACA recipient sues Trump administration after being deported

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under News

Juan Manuel Montes, a 23-year-old DACA recipient, is suing the Trump Administration following his deportation back in February. Montes was granted permission to stay in the United States under the Obama-era program that protects young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally from deport...

Trump Supporters and Opponents Brawl at California Park

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
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...

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...

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...

Net Neutrality: Days are Numbered

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has quickly moved to remove all of previous President Barack Obama’s net neutrality rules, according to Reuters. Under Obama’s 2015 approved FCC rules, broadband providers were prohibited from giving or selling faster internet to c...

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 Signs to Kill Broadband Privacy Rules

Andrew Rudin, Editor Science and Tech
April 17, 2017
Filed under News

Trump signed a bill April 3 to repeal the internet privacy rules implemented by the Obama administration. These rules gave consumers control over their data as communication companies would have to ask for permission in order to sell it or use it towards targeted ads. The data includes browsing hist...

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...

Trump’s Travel Ban 2.0 Blocked

Trump’s Travel Ban 2.0 Blocked

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under News

President Trump issued an executive order Mar. 6 revising the original travel ban he had approved in January, shortly after he took office. The original order sparked massive protests at airports across the country. It was eventually blocked by federal courts. The new ban is narrower in scope. The orde...

Germany Rejects Trump’s Claim That It Owes NATO and U.S. ‘Vast Sums’ for Defense

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under News

German Defense Minister, Ursula Von der Leyen, denied President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes "vast sums of money" to NATO and the U.S. for defense. The claim came after a meeting between the US and Germany that was considered to be tense, according to NBC news. Trump had tweeted March 18 that the meeting ...

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