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Justice Brett Kavanaugh: In or Out?

Justice Brett Kavanaugh: In or Out?

Keyla Cabrera, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Controversy emerged as the infamous judge, Brett Kavanaugh, was nominated for The United States Federal Supreme Court on July 8th by President Donald Trump. With alleged cases of sexual assault, this nomination resulted in a massive outbreak among the supporters of the #MeToo movement. In planning...

Successful Chinese Actress Fan Bingbing Reappears After Tax Evasion Scandal

Successful Chinese Actress Fan Bingbing Reappears After Tax Evasion Scandal

Daisy Bolger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


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Popular Chinese actress Fan Bingbing finally spoke out after months of absence from social media. It was rumored a leaked contract lead to her arrest, but there was no official confirmation until earlier this month. The leaked agreement was supposedly a “ying-yang” contract, which as Variety’s...

U.S Open Tennis Championship Controversy

U.S Open Tennis Championship Controversy

Sally Mestrich, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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During the U.S Open Women’s Final, Serena Williams was competing against Naomi Osaka for what would have been her 24th Grand Slam title. In this heated match, Serena’s coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, was caught coaching her from curtsied, in which hand gestures were seen being given, thus concluded by ...

North and South Korea Summit Meeting

North and South Korea Summit Meeting

Sally Mestrich, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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Korea has been in war since 1950. Russia’s Soviet Union and the United States were head to head in search for nations to join their political and economic standpoint during the Cold War. This led to North Korea turning into a communist nation under the rule of Kim Il-sung and South Korea turning into ca...

Black Panther’s Timely Release Sparks Explosion of Black Pride

Black Panther’s Timely Release Sparks Explosion of Black Pride

Diana Kennedy, Managing Editor

March 1, 2018


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Besides being a wonderful film, Black Panther has become symbolic of black excellence. The movie takes place in the fictional African country of Wakanda, which is technologically far more advanced than any developed country within the Marvel universe. This display of a powerful African people breaks ...

Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

Fanny Zhang, News Editor

December 21, 2017


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The concept of living life outside of Earth have caused confusion and splits in the human population. It has been heavily augmented by both believers and disbelievers of this ideology. A poll dating all the way back to 1997 from CNN/Time, found that 80% of Americans actually believe that the govern...

Virginia Elects First Openly Transgender Legislator

Virginia Elects First Openly Transgender Legislator

Fanny Zhang, News Editor

November 30, 2017


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For the first time in U.S history, an openly transgender politician has been elected. Democrat Danica Roem claimed victory against Republican Bob Marshall, during the 2017 election, taking office as Virginia’s state legislature in January. Roem, 33, who began her career as an American Journalist, focuse...

The Release of the iPhone 8 & X

The Release of the iPhone 8 & X

Fanny Zhang, News Editor

September 27, 2017


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It’s that time of the year again where anticipation and excitement builds, as the large profound company Apple, releases a new generation of iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and more. Apple has one of the biggest influences in the society we live in today. Apple has sold a tremendous amount of iPhones si...

Portland Train Attack

Portland Train Attack

Fanny Zhang, News Editor

June 8, 2017


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In our everyday lives, most of us have witnessed verbal and sometimes physical attacks on an individual or group’s looks and beliefs. These attacks can be seen from school halls to the streets of our community. However, on May 26, 2017, assaults that were witnessed on a commuter train in Portland, O...

Is War With North Korea In Our Future?

Is War With North Korea In Our Future?

Rubina Chowdhury, News Editor

April 28, 2017


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Following a series of recent missile launches, tensions between the United States of America and North Korea are inducing more and more anxiety within the public. It wasn’t all that long ago either, when North Korea was generally not thought to be a concern, but the situation is rapidly changing on...

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