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Emergency Declarations and Separation of Powers: The U.S. Constitutional Order in the Era of Trump

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer In the United States, the three branches of the federal government perform different functions, which are enumerated in the U.S.…

The Consequences of Government Shutdowns

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief 2019 kicked off to a rough start with the U.S. government shutting down for the longest time in history, spanning a…

Crisis in Venezuela

By Tanner Weigel, Staff Writer The crafting and execution of foreign policy is not an easy gig. In the United States, the actions of the…

This is Not a Drill: The Alert in Hawaii and Chaos in the News

by Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer   On Saturday, January 13, at 8:07 AM, an alert message was unexpectedly sent out to cellphones throughout the state…

NPR needs YOU!

By Chris Barton, Co-Editor “You’re listening to KJZZ, and this is the KJZZ member drive. The great programming that you hear every day on the…

Putin, Trump, and 4 Signs You’re in a Bad Relationship

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-editor Like most things with Trump, it started with a tweet. In June 2013 he asked his Twitter followers, “Do you…

Desperation Rises in America’s Prisons

By Chris Barton, Co-Editor There are things that I really wish I could stop writing about, and chief among them are prison uprisings. It is…

Neutrality Is Not an Option: #deleteUber and Preemptive Politics

By Chris Barton, Co-Editor Last Friday, our new president signed an executive order which banned immigration from seven majority Muslim countries and blocks all Syrian…

Liberalism Is in Retreat: Uncertainty Is in the Air

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer It’s almost two weeks since the Trump Administration took office and the effects are already felt in the U.S. and…

The Women’s March and Why It Matters

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-editor  The magic of the Women’s March that took place last Saturday went beyond the bold messages, creative signs, and enthusiastic…