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Trump’s First Speech to Congress

Trump’s First Speech to Congress

Cammi Tirico
February 28
Filed under NEWS, US AND WORLD

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, President Donald J. Trump addressed a Joint Session of Congress. This was Trump’s first time speaking to Congress since his inauguration. He started his first address to Congress by addressing the threats to Jewish community centers, vandalism at Jewish cemeteries and the shoot...

Jewish Community Centers Across America Receive Bomb Threats

Jewish Community Centers Across America Receive Bomb Threats

Ruby Taylor
February 28
Filed under LOCAL, SCHOOL, US AND WORLD

Jewish Community Centers (JCC) across the country experienced a fifth wave of bomb threats since the beginning of the new year.   Seven day-schools and 13 JCCs received threats on Monday, Feb. 27 in Rhode Island, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Florida, Alabama, New York, North Carolina, ...

Trump’s Approval Ratings Drop After First Month

Trump’s Approval Ratings Drop After First Month

Sonja Benjamins-Carey
February 27
Filed under NEWS, US AND WORLD

  Donald Trump has only been in office for a month, but according to a new poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal, he’s off to a rocky start. However, the nation is split on whether the challenges he’s facing are concrete problems, or just the average shake-ups that come with a cha...

Trump Repeals Transgender Rights

Trump Repeals Transgender Rights

Alexandra Hobrecht
February 25
Filed under NEWS, US AND WORLD

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the Trump Administration issued a new letter stating the federal government would no longer require schools to accommodate transgender students. The Departments of Education and Justice revised the guidelines put in place during the Obama administration that instructed schools to let...

Trump Versus the Media

Trump Versus the Media

Sacha Verlon
February 23
Filed under US AND WORLD

A sea of reporters waited for the arrival of the 45th president to arrive for what would become a showdown between Donald Trump and the media. Last Thursday, Feb. 16, Trump decided to hold his first solo press conference since being sworn into the White House. However, by the middle of the meeting i...

Protesters Speak Out in Flint, MI

Protesters Speak Out in Flint, MI

Isaac McKenna
February 13
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, US AND WORLD

In the sunlight filled hall of the University Pavilion, the people of Flint cheered for speakers and conversed over coffee and a shared dislike of Donald Trump’s executive orders. Gilbert and Jey Hall sat in the middle of it all, talking to strangers and holding their creative cut-out sign. The poster...

Lansing’s Women’s March

Lansing’s Women’s March

Alexandra Hobrecht
January 22
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, PHOTO GALLERIES, UNCATEGORIZED, US AND WORLD

On Jan. 21, 2017, the day after President Trump's inauguration, millions all over the country gathered to advocate for women's rights. In Lansing, the state capital of Michigan, people of all ages brought handmade signs, listened to speakers and shouted chants. Gretchen Whitmer, former Democratic mem...

Senators Speak at Health Care Rally

Senators Speak at Health Care Rally

Alexandra Hobrecht
January 16
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, PHOTO GALLERIES, UNCATEGORIZED, US AND WORLD

On a chilly, sunny January day in Warren, MI, thousands gathered for the “Our First Stand: Save Health Care” rally outside Macomb Community College. Many held signs that read “Save our health care” and “Michigan takes a stand.” Senators Chuck Schumer, Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters al...

Why You Need to Vote

Why You Need to Vote

Andie Tappenden and Nicole Tooley
November 8
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, OPINION, US AND WORLD

A democracy is a government of the people, by the people, for the people. Voting is essential in maintaining a true democracy and with an election this close your vote especially matters. According to fairvote.org, approximately 60 percent of the eligible voting population does not vote during president...

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