Marco Flores, 17, was sentenced to prison for 15 years in 2011 for the manslaughter of Jaime Galdamez, a 31-year-old cook. Now, 22, Flores is appealing for an early release, according to The Boston Globe. It was Galdamez’ victimization of Flores that triggered the murder. Galdamez had sexually and emotionally abused Flores since he was […]

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Over the last couple months, a group of CNN reporters took it upon themselves to find an answer to the question we have all been asking: why in the world are people still supporting Donald Trump? From Iowa to South Carolina, these reporters interviewed more than 150 people in 30 different cities, and the results are […]

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 by Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton It’s that time of year again — time to bite our nails in fear of another government shutdown for the next eight days. The U.S. Congress is currently faced with the challenging prospect of passing a spending bill to fund the next fiscal year into 2015, and the U.S. […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton In an interview last year, President Obama expressed that he was proud of his protection of the “Dreamers”—those people who illegally immigrated to the United States as children. However, he posited that he would not be able to continue saving them and the expanding group of immigrants from deportation. […]

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By Amira Francis, Staff Writer @Mircatfrancis If I had to describe Barack Obama’s inauguration speech, one of the first words that comes to mind is: bold (right along with “liberal”). The president addressed many controversial issues in his speech on Monday, including themes such as climate change, gay rights, and immigration. I respect when a […]

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By Hilary Ribons, Staff Writer @hilaryalexisr It’s almost election time. And with a few televised political debates under our belts, it’s time to start considering who we are going to vote for. Though it’s truly entertaining to watch two politicians verbally duke it out, I was left at the end of the debates still seriously […]

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