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Trump Policies Eliminate Environmental Protections

June 9, 2017 by

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One of the biggest issues surrounding Donald Trump as he ascended to the presidency was how he planned to deal with climate change and environmental regulation. Over the first few months of his term, Trump has already proposed budget cuts and legislation that will have adverse effects on the environment–and science in general. For example, […]

Pope Face Trending as Pontiff Meets World Leaders

June 2, 2017 by

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In recent weeks, Pope Francis has been getting a large amount of media attention. This attention, shockingly, is not for his religious teachings. Pope Francis has been photographed with world leaders twice in the month of May. These photographs were taken with United States President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Fleetwood students […]

Opinion: Muslim Ban Not Racist

April 2, 2017 by

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The Muslim ban has been trending on social media for multiple days. But is that really what it is? Is it a Muslim ban? No, it is not. Is it racist? No, it is not.   I will not spend my precious time discussing this point at lenght. I will defend my stance in as […]

Obama Awards VP Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom

January 23, 2017 by

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On 12 January 2017, President Barack Obama awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal Of Freedom. This award was given to the Vice President with distinction, which has only happened on three other occasions in history. The Vice President was not informed of this beforehand and shed tears during President Obama’s speech. The sitting […]

Trump Aide Found to Have Committed Plagiarism

January 19, 2017 by

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Donald Trump’s pick for National security aide, Monica Crowley, has been found to have plagiarized multiple times in the columns she wrote for the Washington Times.  This was found out when a CNN Kfile investigation was launched and more than fifty instances were found according to CNNMoney.com. After this was discovered, many publishers have stopped […]

Fake News a Real Problem

January 4, 2017 by

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The recent political election season has raised a number of issues regarding the government, including partisanship in Congress and the feasibility of Donald Trump as the next president. Ironically, one of the problems not getting as much news coverage is that of fake news. Fraudulent news sites and phony journalists have attempted to push their […]

2016 Election Recap

December 8, 2016 by

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As the polls closed on the evening of 8 November 2016, America sat, tense, awaiting the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. Republican candidate Donald Trump took the country by surprise as his electoral votes exceeded what reports predicted. According to Larry Sabato and the team from the University of Virginia Center for Politics, Trump […]