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“Lone wolf vs. Terrorist:” Lessons from Las Vegas

“Lone wolf vs. Terrorist:” Lessons from Las Vegas

Zara Iqbal

October 3, 2017


Filed under Editorial, OPINION

9 dead, 527 injured. TIME called the shooting “the deadliest in modern U.S. history.” The perpetrator? A 64-year-old white man. Keeping in mind that he’s white, headlines and featured images presumably would feature Stephen Paddock in a comprehensible light. People were disappointed, but not surp...

A reflection on Trump’s first days in office

A reflection on Trump’s first days in office

Jessica Xing

February 9, 2017


Filed under Briefs

n Saturday, Jan. 21, women across America protested through the historic Women’s March, a show of both protest and solidarity for those affected by President Donald Trump’s campaign promises, such as women, Muslims and LGBT groups. But despite efforts to counter the new President, by Jan. 25...

Who really won the presidential debate?

Who really won the presidential debate?

Sara Entezarmahdi

October 5, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Politics, Videos

The first presidential debate, aired Sept. 26, was accompanied by both controversial topics and public disputes. The debate covered political agendas, including proposed minimum wages, battling global warming and acknowledging racial issues. During and after the debate, constant chatter both on social...

Comparing and contrasting Donald Trump with Andrew Jackson

Comparing and contrasting Donald Trump with Andrew Jackson

Tyler Lin

September 17, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Politics

onald Trump has caught the attention of many eyes and is making big headlines all over the news and media. He is famous for being extreme in his campaigning methods — and even more famous for his hair — but history has seen a very similar event around 200 years ago. Andrew Jackson was a former war he...

MVHS On: Donald Trump

MVHS On: Donald Trump

Vanessa Qin

August 26, 2015


Filed under MVHS On, OPINION, Politics

Donald Trump is  a wealthy businessman and he isn’t afraid to show it, or even lie about it. But that’s all that he is, at least for now of course. He is also undoubtably one of the most polarizing political candidates of our time. His comments about Mexican immigrants, women, poor people, African Americans, Muslims, and Asians have cut what few ties he previously...