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Secretary Betsy Devos: Education For All?

Secretary Betsy Devos: Education For All?

By: Xavier Rogers, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2017


Filed under News

         Betsy DeVos has had quite the year so far. After being announced by President Trump as the nominee for the eleventh Secretary of Education back in November of 2016, she was sworn in last week on February 7, 2017. However, DeVos’s nomination didn’t go over well with a good por...

Trump’s 1st Controversial Travel Ban

Trump’s 1st Controversial Travel Ban

By: Brianna Henry, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2017


Filed under News

Not long after entering the White House, President Donald Trump made an executive order, upsetting people all over the world. Now, for those who don’t know, an executive order is an official statement from the president which tells government agencies how to use their resources, and in Trump’...

2017’s Historic Women’s March

2017’s Historic Women’s March

By: Taylor Marsico, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2017


Filed under News

On January 21, 2017, the day after President Donald Trump came to office, a women’s march was held in support of women’s rights and in opposition to Trump’s inauguration. Although mainly focused in Washington, D.C., there were several other protests held all around the U.S. and other cities acros...

Understanding the Flint Michigan Water Crisis

Understanding the Flint Michigan Water Crisis

By: Timothy Goldsmith, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2017


Filed under News

Flint, a small city in the state of Michigan, has had a major problem with its water dating as far back as 2010. According to the Detroit Free Press chronology of the Flint water crisis, in 2010 the Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) was incorporated to make a pipeline from Lake Huron to Flint and other c...

Review: Take a Trip to “La La Land”!

Review: Take a Trip to “La La Land”!

By: Solana Gagliano, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The Oscar nominated musical, “La La Land,” gives a modern perspective on old Hollywood movies. La La Land  tells the story of an aspiring actress named Mia (played by Emma Stone) who moves to Los Angeles to make her dreams come true. She then, by a series of unusual coincidences, meets a jazz pian...

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