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The Crisis in Venezuela

The Crisis in Venezuela

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The crisis in Venezuela continues to escalate to deadlier levels as the US backs Juan Guaidó as the president of the split country. Nicolás Maduro became the president of Venezuela in 2013 after past president Hugo Chávez, who held office for 14 years, died. The country worsened and over 3 millio...

The Imperative Narrative

The Imperative Narrative

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, Reporter

February 6, 2019

  Viral footage of white Catholic students clashing with a Native American man after the video swept across the internet over the weekend. Initially, what happened appeared clear-cut: Young boys, mocking a peaceful Native American elder. The boys had critics early on, however many defenders step...

One Problem, No Solution

One Problem, No Solution

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, Reporter

January 28, 2019

The U.S. Government shut down from December 22 to January 25, the third time it has happened in Donald Trump’s tenure as President. President Trump wants $5 billion to fund his border wall, while Democrats only offered $1.3 billion, an amount they want used on border security in general, not a wall...

Obsession with Progression

Obsession with Progression

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, Reporter

November 27, 2018

Many clubs have introduced themselves this year, and Young Progressives has taken the stage as one of the biggest so far. This group formed out of the late Young Democrats, but instead provides a platform for everyone with an opinion. Whether doing local town halls, putting up posters, or simply discussin...

Kavanaugh Controversy

Kavanaugh Controversy

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter

October 10, 2018

After Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, effective July 31st, U.S. President, Donald Trump, announced his new Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. In late July, as Kavanaugh began the nomination process, a woman named Christine Blasey Ford contacted California Democr...

Betting on Beto

Betting on Beto

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Local politics seem minor and inconsequential compared to the events going on nationally and globally. In actuality, they contain much importance to the daily lives of citizens, if not more. Beto O’Rourke, a current member of the U.S. House of Representatives, currently represents El Paso. He will run...

Never again is now

Never again is now

Story by: Abby Akard, Reporter

February 16, 2017

Within the first week of his presidency Donald Trump froze hiring within the government, stopped United States funded health care providers from mentioning abortion, and to top it all off placed a temporary travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. The order, titled “Protecting the Nation...

Donald Trump inaugurated as 45th president

Donald Trump inaugurated as 45th president

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

January 27, 2017

On Jan. 17, 2016 Chief Justice John Roberts swore in Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, minutes after the inauguration of Mike Pence as Vice President. In Trump’s inaugural address, he described the problems faced by America in the past, and promised “America will start winni...

Red, blue or a little purple?

Red, blue or a little purple?

Story by: Audrey Jones, Entertainment/ opinion editor

October 31, 2014

  From city council elections to the presidential election, uneducated voting poses a problem for the United States. It proves essential for people and the government to understand the realities of voter mentalities with the Texas gubernatorial election right around the corner. Th...

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