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SpaceX launches the Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful rocket in history, on February 6 at 3:45 p.m.

SPACEX Launches New Era of Innovation

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

And with an earth-shattering roar, the Falcon Heavy blasted off the platform—the very same platform NASA used to transport astronauts to the moon decades ago—and into space, cheers erupting from the spectating crowd.  The colossal rocket, designed and built by SpaceX, launched into the sky on February 6 at 3:45Read More

Iranian Protests Must Grow to Eliminate Corruption

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since late December of 2017, sporadic protests have erupted in Iran challenging the current government. The protests are the biggest in the country since 2009, when large demonstrations sprung up over claims that the country’s presidential elections were manipulated in favor of the incumbent candidate.The current protests specifically challenge Iran’sRead More

Former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter hands a document to President Donald Trump P'00.

Trump’s Praise Of Rob Porter Promotes Violence Against Women

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On February 9, President Donald Trump P’00 praised former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter despite accusations of domestic abuse by Porter’s two ex-wives. Porter had resigned from his position just two days previously, after his former spouses, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, stated that they had been emotionally andRead More

President Trump’s tariffs affect commodities such as solar panels.

Trump’s Tariffs Risk America’s Future with Asia

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump P’00, who campaigned on a promise to create more jobs for American workers, slapped steep tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines — industries mainly driven by countries in East Asia such as South Korea and China — in hopes that these tariffs, and theRead More

Students participate in a vigil In Benton, Kentucky, on January 23.

IT IS PAST TIME TO ACT ON GUN CONTROL

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On the morning of Tuesday, January 23, a child walked into Marshall County High School in Kentucky, wielding his mother’s handgun. The unnamed 15-year-old proceeded to shoot 18 people. Two were killed: Bailey Holt and Preston Cope, both 15. This tragedy marked the eleventh school shooting in the first monthRead More

Shutdown Highlights Partisanship Run Amok

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On January 19, the U.S. government shut down for the first time in four years due to an inability to agree on a bill to fund the government. After the shutdown, legislators bickered and blamed the opposite party over and over again so as to avoid taking responsibility for theirRead More

On Russia, Should We Trust Steve Bannon?

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Earlier this month, Robert Mueller III subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon in the Special Counsel investigation of Russian collusion in the 2016 election. The House Intelligence Committee also subpoenaed Bannon in early January in its separate collusion investigation. However, with the notoriously sneaky Bannon, it’s difficult toRead More

President Donald Trump in a meeting at the White House on January 9, 2018.

Trump’s Comments On Africa Yet Again Reveal His Racism

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Ever since Mr. Donald Trump P’00’s began his campaign for President of the United States, his supporters have denied his blatant racism. Over and over again, he has proved those supporters wrong by using derogatory remarks to describe certain races and identity groups. The latest example of this occurred onRead More

To Tame North Korea, Trump Must Cool His Rhetoric

To Tame North Korea, Trump Must Cool His Rhetoric

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Over Winter Break, I watched two little kids squabble in a park. They each had a toy car, though one was bigger than the other, and the kid with the big car seemed to take particular glee in ramming his toy against the smaller object. Whack, whack, whack went theRead More