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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 Percent Tax Rate

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 Percent Tax Rate

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) 70 percent tax rate on the ultra-wealthy in the United States has been debated heavily ever since she announced it.

Is President Trump’s response to SNL a cause for concern?

Is President Trump’s response to SNL a cause for concern?

Vadim Trubetskoy, Politics Staff

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Sure enough, Trump was watching Alec Baldwin's most recent jab at him on Saturday Night Live, and promptly fired back on Twitter.

The Oscars, or every “woke” white person you’ve ever met.

The Oscars, or every “woke” white person you’ve ever met.

Julia Donohue, Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

The Oscars are like that guy who has one black friend and refrences him for everything.

Reacting to Trump’s State of the Union

Reacting to Trump’s State of the Union

Vadim Trubetskoy, Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The speech was deemed by many critics to be a jumble of platitudes tossed together to appease the mainstream media.

Roger Stone’s Destructive Path Through Washington

Roger Stone’s Destructive Path Through Washington

Amelia Marceau, Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Roger Stone has single-handedly been in more major political scandals in the past 47 years than anyone else in history.

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Julián Castro: The San Antonio Dark Horse making a 2020 run

Katherine Scott, Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Profiles, Showcase

With a solid foundation of Democratic ideals, experience in both local and federal government, and a passionate base of Texans and Hispanic voters, it’s surprising Castro hasn’t gained more national media attention.

Is this the end of Rob Gronkowski?

Is this the end of Rob Gronkowski?

Matthew DiPesa, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

New England’s fans must appreciate the greatness of Rob Gronkowski before it’s too late.

Why Matthew Whitaker is harmful to America

Why Matthew Whitaker is harmful to America

Katie Scott, Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The fact that President Trump would appoint such an adamant opponent of Mueller’s investigation shows he will do whatever it takes to save his presidency.

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

The controversy behind John Chau and the Sentinelese people

Nicholas Ponzio, Writer

December 26, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The difficulty of retrieving Chau's body and allowing his death to go unpunished has sparked outrage across the United States.

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Kanye West’s failed attempt to “Make America Great Again”

Olivia Amato, Contributor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Now that the rapper has recused himself from politics, students weigh in on his influence

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