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Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 65 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, The United States military dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on the terrorist organization, ISIS, in Afghanistan. The 21,000 lbs bomb struck what United States intelligence revealed to be a network of tunnels where ISIS fighters were hiding out with the intention to continue...

Trump Declares Papa John’s ‘Fake Pizza’

Trump Declares Papa John’s ‘Fake Pizza’

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 149 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

After failing to receive his order of pizza within 30 minutes of ordering, President Trump slammed the pizza giant Papa John’s on his twitter page, declaring their pizza ‘fake pizza’. A few minutes following his initial declaration, Trump again took to his twitter denouncing Domino’s Pizza as...

Russian Hacking Scandal: The Truth Among The Lies

Russian Hacking Scandal: The Truth Among The Lies

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017 • 117 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Throughout the course of Donald J. Trump’s win, there have been many protests for recounts and for him to be impeached due to the claim that Russia hacked into the governmental system and altered the voting in Trump’s favor, which caused the Democratic committee a harsh loss. Many have stated...

Trump Cabinet brings up familiar and unusual picks

Trump Cabinet brings up familiar and unusual picks

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 110 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Even before inauguration, President Elect Donald Trump was busy setting up his cabinet to feature many familiar Republican faces, but even when working behind the scenes, Trump can’t avoid controversy. While certain picks like Steven Mnuchin (Secretary of Treasury) and James Mattis (Secretary of Defense)...

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 235 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

In light of the numerous anti-Trump protests across America, both the Senate and the House of Representatives have unanimously voted to ignore the results of the recent election and make Hillary Clinton the new president –elect of the United States. When Donald Trump was voted the president-elect...

Trump or Hillary? Either Way, Good Luck America

Trump or Hillary? Either Way, Good Luck America

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 169 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

One candidate has quite possibly leaked national secrets, while the other has filed for bankruptcy on four of his companies. This election’s presidential candidates are considerably not fit, qualified, nor able to run our nation's government for the next four years.   Despite her vast experience...

The Election: Is America headed for victory or defeat?

The Election: Is America headed for victory or defeat?

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016 • 178 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

When the ballot for the 2016 Presidential Campaign was announced back in August 2015, The United States divided into a sea of controversy. Complaints bombarded each candidate as more citizens began forming strong opinions about each of them. As the year progressed, there were little to no positive conversations...

Recent Presidential Debates Get Heated

Recent Presidential Debates Get Heated

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
October 17, 2016 • 155 views
Filed under News, Showcase

The recent presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump has sparked much controversy in America over which candidate is truly best suited for the position of Commander-in-Chief.  The debate, held at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, opened...

Do You Agree with the Presidential Candidates?

Do You Agree with the Presidential Candidates?

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 120 views
Filed under News, Showcase

With the upcoming presidential election in November, it would be wise to learn everything about each presidential nominee and what they stand for, not just basing your vote off their behavior. If you don’t have time to do extensive research on each nominee, here is a brief overview of who the major...

George H.W. Bush Allegedly Says he will Vote for Hillary Clinton

George H.W. Bush Allegedly Says he will Vote for Hillary Clinton

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016 • 138 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Former President George H.W. Bush plans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November, according to a Facebook post on Monday by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland and niece of John F. Kennedy. In response to the post, Jim McGrath, a spokesman for Bush, said in a statement tha...

A Moderate Opinion of Trump’s Agenda

A Moderate Opinion of Trump’s Agenda

Ethan Simmons, Photo Editor
April 21, 2016 • 220 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion

With a strong performance in many caucuses, the likelihood of a Trump GOP nomination seems to be increasing. Trump has said several controversial things; in fact, edgy statements are the hallmark of his campaign. Yet few things seem to get people riled up more than his plan for immigration reform. As...

Results of Super Tuesday

Results of Super Tuesday

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 400 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Every four years, coming along with the presidential election, there is an event called Super Tuesday, a day where the greatest number of U.S. states hold primary elections and caucuses. This year, Super Tuesday was on March 1st and had an outcome similar to what was expected. Thousands of people ...

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