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American support for Chinese robbery must stop

American support for Chinese robbery must stop

October 17, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19   A theft has been reported. The perpetrator has stolen somewhere between $225 billion and $600 billion. The victim is charging the perpetrator 25 percent taxes on $50 billion worth of items given back. When stated this way, almost any person would say the victim is rightfully s...

Perception of rape accusations blurs truth

Perception of rape accusations blurs truth

October 1, 2018

By Emma Dantas ’21   Years ago when I played soccer, I showed up to school on Monday eager to recap the weekend’s game with friends at lunch. We would go around the table, raucously cutting each other off and interjecting with our takes on controversial plays and calls by the referee. A comm...

Silence is sometimes the most peaceful sound

Silence is sometimes the most peaceful sound

September 26, 2018

By Sam Zuckerman ’21 An anonymous source claiming to be a high ranking official from the White House dropped a bomb by releasing a opinion piece in the New York Times titled “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.” It has undoubtedly caused a stir in America, with many peo...

Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un is a diplomatic victory

Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un is a diplomatic victory

June 15, 2018

By Teddy Dienst '20   There have been a lot of negative encounters between President Donald Trump and other foreign leaders, especially Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea. However, the recent trip Trump took to talk to the North Korean leader should be viewed as a step in the righ...

Ranking Trump’s best nicknames

Ranking Trump’s best nicknames

June 13, 2018

By Reese Keusch '19   Donald Trump’s presidency is, if anything, a controversial one. Although you may not like a lot of what Trump has done, credit is due where credit is deserved: Donald Trump’s nicknames for people are fantastic. Now, I know what you’re thinking: Trump has created doz...

Kanye returns to hip-hop spotlight with new album “ye”

Kanye returns to hip-hop spotlight with new album “ye”

June 7, 2018

By Zach Strober '19 The wait is over: Kanye is back with his eighth studio album “ye” to follow up 2016’s “The Life of Pablo.” West’s album includes just seven songs and lasts only 24 minutes, but there is a lot of meaning in every minute of each song. One song that really stood out in the alb...

The Return of Yeezus is overrated

The Return of Yeezus is overrated

May 29, 2018

By Jack Lev '20 For a while now, legendary rapper and artist Kanye West has been out of the music mix. The media, the fans and the music industry as a whole missed Kanye, but on April 28, 2018, West made his comeback to the music world, and to say the least, it was not what I was expecting. On...

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...

Trump announces new tariffs on steel and aluminum

Trump announces new tariffs on steel and aluminum

April 6, 2018

By Seth McCoy '19 President Trump announced new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum on March 1, 2018, in an attempt to aid the declining American markets. Taxing 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, the tariffs aim to increase domestic steel and aluminum production and “level the pla...

Trump bashes Amazon over series of tweets

Trump bashes Amazon over series of tweets

April 3, 2018

By Emma Greenberg '18 President Donald Trump first tweeted about the the internet retailer Amazon on March 29, calling out the company for causing damages to the United States Postal system. His following four tweets also said that Amazon should “pay real costs (and taxes),” reiterated that the ...

“Little Rocket Man” and “Mentally Deranged U.S. Dotard” hope to make amends for the sake of the world

“Little Rocket Man” and “Mentally Deranged U.S. Dotard” hope to make amends for the sake of the world

March 26, 2018

By Arin Garland '18   Trump has recently agreed to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un sometime in May, and it could end up being the world’s “greatest deal,” that is if everything goes smoothly.   Though this isn’t the first time North Korea has reached out to the...

Republicans lack success in first year of Trump administration

Republicans lack success in first year of Trump administration

March 14, 2018

By Alex Massoud '20 The Republicans had the majority. In both houses and the oval office. Going into February of last year, the potential power of the Republicans was striking fear into the heart of lead Democrats. Then, the year passed. Democrats were surprised. The Republican majority in the...

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