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‘Roseanne’ cancelled over racist tweet

‘Roseanne’ cancelled over racist tweet

June 4, 2018

By Jack Dennison '21 ABC sitcom “Roseanne” was cancelled on May 29 after a racist tweet by lead actress Roseanne Barr. The tweet snarked at Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett's physical appearance, saying “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” Barr apologized ...

Trump’s failure in discontinuing DACA is America’s triumph

Trump’s failure in discontinuing DACA is America’s triumph

May 4, 2018

By Alex Massoud '20   After months of arguing and debating, the Trump administration’s controversial efforts to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) have been denied once again. The administration will have 90 days, however, to present a new reason, and new c...

Obamacare crucial to the care of this country

Obamacare crucial to the  care of this country

January 15, 2018

By Alex Massoud '20 Obamacare: The very word, even if spoken in just a whisper, can spark a heated debate among lifelong friends. In Trump’s White House, perhaps the most controversial issue is Obamacare, more formally known as the Affordable Care Act. Republicans currently in the House of Representatives...

UN’s anti-Israel bias persists after Obama fails to veto settlement resolution

UN’s anti-Israel bias persists after Obama fails to veto settlement resolution

January 11, 2017

By: Melanie Lust '19 The UN held a vote declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem illegal last December 23. The drafted resolution, Resolution 2334, called for an immediate end to the settlements and was approved by a council of 14 nations, including New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela,...

UN resolution ending Israeli settlements garners mixed student reactions

UN resolution ending Israeli settlements garners mixed student reactions

January 10, 2017

A resolution denouncing Israeli settlement construction was approved by the UN Security Council after the Obama administration refused to veto the resolution which criticizes Israel and calls its settlement activity illegal, on Friday Dec. 23, 2016. The Security Council adopted the resolution with...

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