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Trumpocalypse: North Korea and Nuclear War

Trumpocalypse: North Korea and Nuclear War

Jong Hak Won, Column Editor

April 24, 2017

    One moment, the North Korean ambassador to the United Nations said that he hoped the journalists at the press conference were having a good day.     The next moment, he openly threatened thermonuclear war against the United States.     While relations betw...

Asian Stereotypes in Media

Asian Stereotypes in Media

Hannah Kim, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

  Like most 9-year-olds, I was fiercely devoted to Disney Channel. Each day I came home from school, bursting with excitement to see what shows I could watch. Although I enjoyed my share of “Hannah Montana” and “Wizards of Waverly Place” episodes, I was always disappointed to see that there...

Trumpocalypse: The American Health Care Act

Trumpocalypse: The American Health Care Act

Gamin Kim, Opinions Editor

April 18, 2017

On the week of March 19 to 25, the Opinions Table gives President Trump an ORANGE rating on his performance of the previous week. Trump failed in delivering one of his main campaign promises during the 2016 presidential election: repealing Obamacare. On the week before Election Day, Trump specifical...

Please Stop Degrading Our Generation

Siena Zarrell, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

  We live in a time when everyone expects quick entertainment. We choose something to obsess over until it’s lost its appeal. A recent trend has been the shaming of Generation Y and Generation Z.   For a while, I too was buying into the lie that my generation is horrible. It became a tren...

Trumpocalypse: The Trump Budget

Trumpocalypse: The Trump Budget

Jong Hak Won, Columns Editor

March 31, 2017

  This week, President Donald Trump released his outline for the federal budget. However, to understand why CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and all the news outlets are devoting wall-to-wall coverage to this document, we need to first understand what presidential budget proposals even are.   The United S...

Trumpocalypse: Checking and Balancing Trump

Trumpocalypse: Checking and Balancing Trump

Gamin Kim, Opinions Editor

March 17, 2017

Before you start reading: The scale to measure President Trump weekly is from blue, green, yellow, orange, and red, with red being the worst and blue being the best. Two weeks ago was one of the worst weeks in Donald Trump’s presidency. Starting the week on Tuesday, the White House finally told the ...

Oscars so black and white?

Oscars so black and white?

Raylene Factora

March 16, 2017

  Here in America, no matter what ethnic background we come from, on-screen entertainment and celebrities are a pretty integral part of our culture and lives. We idolize these actors and actresses who appear before us on the big screen, and award shows are a manifestation of Hollywood’s “best” fr...

I Promise I Haven’t Been Lying to You

I Promise I Haven’t Been Lying to You

Allison Alben, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

  Have you heard of the game Two Truths and a Lie? I’d offer you a game, but as you’re staring at a computer screen, I feel that I have a bit of an unfair advantage. Why? You can’t see my tells. You can’t see that when I get a weird look on my face and when my voice gets a little higher, I...

We Need More Pay, Less Play

We Need More Pay, Less Play

Samantha Hartung, Opinions Editor

February 23, 2017

As March Madness approaches, one of the most streamed television events of the year, the topic of paying college athletes always makes its way to the commentators suite. People ask “Well, should we pay college athletes?” and “Where do we draw the line?”     College athletes work so hard, and...

For Your Health: Recovering From Injury

For Your Health: Recovering From Injury

Mary Waugh, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

   Injuries suck. Trust me, I know the pain of being able to go full-out during practice one minute, and the next minute you’re stuck in bed. After a few months of obtaining injuries faster than I can heal them, I decided to tried a few methods to speed up this recovery process.    The basic wa...

The Power of Cartoons

The Power of Cartoons

Zoey Greenwald, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

  “Azarath, Metrion, Zinthos!”   These three words, a magic spell, are forever ingrained in my mind. As Raven, a half-demon, half-human superhero, said them in  nine-year-old Zoey’s favorite TV show, “Teen Titans,” I didn’t quite understand what they meant. Sure, at the time, just...

Climate Change Wasn’t Made up by the Chinese

Climate Change Wasn’t Made up by the Chinese

Ryan Factora, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

If you were scrolling on Twitter in 2012 you might have seen how President Donald Trump tweeted that “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” Ever since its discovery, the Republican Party has repeatedly denied that th...

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