And This Is Your 45th

And This Is Your 45th

Sharon Tran, Editor
November 10
Filed under Election 2016

On Tuesday, November 8, Donald J. Trump became the official President-Elect of the United States of America. According to CBS News, in an unexpected upset, Trump won a total of 289 electoral votes that pushed him over the 270 needed to take him to the White House. Conversely, Clinton trailed behind...

Going Third Party

Going Third Party

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Election 2016

With the elections tomorrow, one has to wonder if Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton are the only choices for president. Those who depend on other sources rather than just the televised media know that they have choices other than the candidate from the two main parties- Jill Stein of the Green Party,...

One and Only

One and Only

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
October 24
Filed under Election 2016

On October 4, the first and only vice presidential debate of this election took place between Donald Trump’s running mate, Governor Mike Pence, and Hillary Clinton’s, Senator Tim Kaine. The debate was held at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia and was moderated by Elaine Quijano. "It...

New Future

New Future

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
October 19
Filed under Election 2016

Free tuition has always been a dream for students looking to attend American colleges or universities. The idea of free higher education has become a hot topic during this last presidential election due to Bernie Sanders’s advocacy for it. Since her nomination, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton...

Gated Out of the Horse Race

Gated Out of the Horse Race

Sharon Tran, Editor
September 25
Filed under Election 2016

Monday, September 26 will mark the first presidential debate of the 2016 presidential race. The debate will be held at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York. This year, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump are the only two candidates who will be debating on...

Gold Medal Politics

Gold Medal Politics

Sharon Tran, Editor
August 23
Filed under Election 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- This year, the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony happened only a couple of weeks after both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. The proximity of these major events caused Americans to take a new look at their circumstances as a nation. This summer, the United...

The Future Determining the Future of America

The Future Determining the Future of America

Tyra Castro, Editor
April 15
Filed under Election 2016

As many may know, there’s a presidential race going on in America. Likely  one of the most entertaining races of all time, the top contenders for the Republicans are Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich. The top contenders for the Democrats are Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Recently, Donal...

Rubio Bows Out

Rubio Bows Out

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer
April 8
Filed under Election 2016

On March 15th, Marco Rubio declared the end of his presidential campaign, after losing his home state of Florida to Donald Trump. Rubio is a 44 year old Cuban American senator from Florida who was the Republican party's shining star. He campaigned under the slogan of  a "New American Century," as...

Superdelegates v Bernie: Dawn of Injustice

Cesar Arevalo, Editor
April 8
Filed under Election 2016

USA ---- Superdelegates are representatives chosen by party officials to represent their own interests. They are not obligated to vote for the candidate chosen by the general population. As of now, 469 superdelegates are in support of Hillary Clinton, while Bernie Sanders has the support of 31. In total,...

Diversity in 2016 Election

Diversity in 2016 Election

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer
March 17
Filed under Election 2016

In years past, the presidential election was dominated by old, white males running for office until 2008, when Barack Obama made history and became the first African American president. Now in the upcoming election, there seems to be more diversity than ever, especially on the Republican side. The Grand Old Party, also known as the Republican Party, has not been k...

Who will Obama choose as Scalia’s successor?

Who will Obama choose as Scalia’s successor?

Tyra Castro, Editor
March 15
Filed under Election 2016

Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia, passed away on February 13th.. With this sudden, unexpected death, President Obama has to nominate Antonin’s successor. The outcome of Obama’s decision can be either positive or negative based on your political views.This is the first time in...

Super Tuesday Results Recap

Super Tuesday Results Recap

Sharon Tran, Editor
March 3
Filed under Election 2016

 On Tuesday, March 1st, eleven states held their primary elections for party nominations for the 2016 Election. Traditionally known as Super Tuesday, the most number of delegates are at stake on this day. On Super Tuesday, the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Te...

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