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Democrats Hope to Pass New Policies After the Midterms

The United States House of Representatives

Liam Lee, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Congressional Democrats hope to retake Congress in the 2018 midterms, aiming to strengthen voting rights, pass gun legislation, end family separation, and protect Mueller’s investigation.

Falsus in Uno, Falsus in Omnibus; False in One Thing, False in Everything

Judge Brett Kavanaugh during a Senate hearing

Leila Taherian, Local News Editor, Outreach Manager

September 30, 2018

Rape and male power seem to go hand in hand these days.

9/11 Remembrances at Woodside and Nationwide

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 had a profound impact on the country, including a new sense of patriotism

Cedrik von Briel, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Three weeks ago, the United States held its yearly ceremonies to commemorate the anniversary of the most deadly terrorist attacks to ever occur on US soil.

Twelve-Year-Old Boy Shoots at Teacher, Fails Because of Safety Catch

So far in 2018, there has been at least one school shooting a week.

Mia Chu, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

A 12-year old boy pulled the trigger on his middle school teacher but failed to injure her because of the safety catch.

Pentagon vs. Pyongyang

A North Korean Taepodong-2 ballistic missile, which is thought to be able to carry a nuclear warhead.

Sean Moriarty, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

America’s relations with North Korea, while never especially amicable, recently nosedived due to North Korea's unfulfilled promises of complete denuclearization following the Singapore Summit.

Colin Kaepernick Signing with Nike Causes Uproar of Reactions

Tommy Williams in Kaepernick's 49ers jersey.

Sam Brook, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2018

Colin Kaepernick signed with Nike after not getting re-signed to an NFL team following the 2017 controversy that started with him kneeling during the national anthem to protest the oppression of people of color. In the recent debut of the Nike campaign video showcasing athletes with obstacles, Kaepernick says, “Believe in something even if it means sacrificing everything.”

A Conservative Majority on the Supreme Court May Affect Civil Rights

President Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Emma Chiu, Copy Editor

September 10, 2018

Abortion, gun control, and LGBTQ+ rights, among other controversial topics, may come under debate if the Senate appoints Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and solidifies a 5-4 conservative majority.

Remembering Senator John McCain

The Arizona senator poses with an American flag.

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Senator John McCain, two-time presidential contender and Vietnam War hero, died on August 25th, 2018, but his legacy as a maverick and force for governmental change lives on.

Sexual Assault Allegations Against #MeToo Leader Spark Controversy

Asia Argento at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

Emma Chiu, Copy Editor

August 29, 2018

Italian actress Asia Argento became a leading voice of the #MeToo Movement after accusing film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. Now, her credibility is under fire following the disclosure of a $380,000 payment she made to conceal similar allegations against her.

Trump vs. American Intelligence Community

Former CIA Director John Brennan's official portrait, courtesy of the Central Intelligence Agency

Sean Moriarty, Politics Writer

August 27, 2018

President Trump has a history of acting against the Intelligence Community, and the revocation of former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance is no exception.

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