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The Supreme Court Building by David Dugan for Wikimedia Commons

Recently heard Supreme Court case could vastly reshape government structure

By Jonah Berman, Arts Editor February 16, 2024

At first glance, Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, which heard oral arguments in January, appears to be a relatively inconsequential Supreme Court case. However, it could cause a complete overhaul...

Noboa gives a speech in Olon, Equador

Will Ecuador’s New President Bring Stability to the Turbulent Nation?

By Ruby Galbraith November 29, 2023

Daniel Noboa, a successful businessman, won the Ecuadorian presidential election on October 15, 2023. Ecuador, a relatively stable South American country, has been marred with violence from recent political...

Political cartoon drawn by Rose Wong

Arming Teachers is not the Answer

By Joy Ruppert, Staff Writer May 24, 2023

Arming teachers is not the answer to school violence. There is a false idea that arming teachers and school staff will make our schools safe but arguably an armed teacher cannot, in a moment of extreme...

Trump at court (center) with his lawyers

Trump’s indictment

By Andrew Forgiarini, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

On Mar. 30, 2023, former President Donald Trump was indicted by a New York grand jury. Trump was indicted on 34 counts of falsifying business records in order to cover up hush money payments. These charges...

President Biden announces his student debt relief plan

Supreme Court’s student loan decision

By Andrew Forgiarini, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

On Aug. 24, 2022, President Joe Biden announced a plan to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loans for people earning under $125,000 or households earning less than $250,000 annually. In addition,...

A frustrated students opinions on Board Trustee Michael Allman

A frustrated student’s opinions on Board Trustee Michael Allman

By Landon Block, Guest Contributor April 27, 2022
Disclaimer: The opinions stated in this article are mine and mine alone. They are not published in an effort to fulfill an agenda or satisfy any external organization. To my knowledge, any facts stated are true, and any opinions stated are fully believed and thoughtfully researched. 
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet before the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Autocracy and Geopolitics

By Jake Bergen, Staff Writer April 15, 2022
The increasing presence of autocracy threatens the established international order, necessitating a response from democracy on a global scale.
Governor Gavin Newsom gives a victory speech following the recall election

Newsom Defends Governor’s Office in Decisive Victory

By Evan Ballow, Opinions/Sports Editor September 15, 2021

Votes have been cast, ballots have been counted, and the decision is in. Gavin Newsom has defended his position as governor, following one of the most contentious elections in California history. The...

President Biden signing at a table with Kamala Harris on the left in the Oval Office

The first 100 days of the Biden Administration

By Andrew Sinclair, Staff Writer March 31, 2021
New presidency, new policies
Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman speaks at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.

Youth poet Amanda Gorman recites her inspirational inaugural poem

By Molly Jackson, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Amanda Gorman, the 22-year old award-winning poet, spoke at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 21.  Gorman’s powerful, heartfelt poem “The Hills We Climb” described one of the most...

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