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The top of the picture is pro-Trump riots storming the Capitol Building. The bottom left is senator Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. Bottom right Nancy Pelosi announcing her impeachment for Trump with the 25th amendment.

A Blue America: A follow up to my last article on the 2020 senate run-off election

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor January 16, 2021

Senate Run-off Results: On Tuesday, Jan 5 the election centers opened, and the people of Georgia seemingly held their breath waiting for the results. The special election run-off finished first between...

 President-elect, Joe Biden, after his acceptance speech on Nov. 7. Biden beat Trump with 290 Electoral votes, Trump only having 214. Photo from Vox.

Projected to Win the 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor November 10, 2020

Joseph R. Biden was elected as the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, Nov. 7. Biden defeated President Donald Trump after winning Pennsylvania, which brought his total Electoral College votes...

The famous Uncle Sam photo urging people to vote with a twist. The face of a baby is portrayed to show how voting influences future generations. Photo from aiga.org.

Why You Need to Vote

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Everyone should vote. Let me say that again, EVERYONE SHOULD VOTE. It is in the foundation of our democratic republic that we as the people should vote. Here’s what people do not understand: if you...

Donald Trump and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed the public over the strikes and attacks in Iran. Photo by Getty Images.

Iran vs. America: Will World War Three Happen?

Melody Scott, Staff Writer January 27, 2020

On Jan. 3, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike in Baghdad, killing General Qasem Soleimani who is in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and commander of its Quds Force the unit in charge of...

Thousands of pro-gun Virginians gathered in Richomnd, VA on Jan. 20 as a reaction to the possibility of new gun control legislation. Is Georgia likely to follow in their footsteps? Photo by Liberty Nation.

Virginia has Taken Steps Toward Gun Control — Will Georgia be Soon to Follow?

Abby Marks, Editor in Chief January 24, 2020

Chaos is breaking loose in Virginia following the promise to enact many new anti-gun laws that some are calling unconstitutional. Virginian Democrats have proposed legislation that, if passed, will require...

 Trump faces advancements in the ongoing impeachment inquiry regarding his relations to the Ukranian President and his request that Zelensky investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Photo by blocktoro.com.

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2019

Jerrold Nadler, a House Judiciary Chairman, has scheduled an impeachment hearing for the week of Dec. 9 where committee lawyers will present evidence against President Trump and the Democratic Party will...

Kevin Hart stepped down on Dec. 6 from hosting the upcoming Oscars after homophobic tweets from him that were several years old resurfaced. He issued a sincere apology, but in this day and age, an apology is simply not enough to save a person from being “canceled.”

It’s Time to “Cancel” Cancel Culture

Holley Murray, Literature Editor January 10, 2019

For teenagers growing up today, technology plays a greater role in our development than it has for any other generation before us. There is a myriad of new creations and innovations appearing around us...

Georgia governor candidates Stacey Abrams (left) and Brian Kemp (right) (Photo credits: Atlanta Magazine).

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor November 26, 2018

As of November 9th, the results for the Georgia governor election state that Republican candidate Brian Kemp has won with 50.3 percent of votes, with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams having 48.7 percent...

 Picture by Mark Peterson. Brett Kavanaugh defends himself in court after several woman came forward accusing him of sexual misconduct.

Outcome of Kavanaugh’s Controversial Trial

Grace Wood, Sports Editor November 1, 2018

The Senate appointed Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, on Oct. 6, despite allegations of sexual misconduct made by several women. These accusations arose after Senator Dianne...

Taken from this Mashable article, this photo depicts the recently deceased Carrie Fisher in her iconic role as Princess Leia. Since her death, she has become a symbol of female empowerment and rebellion against oppression.

The Women’s Marches: A Year in Review

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor March 8, 2018

On January 21, 2017, the very day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the largest public protest in American history took place. Upwards of 3 million Americans rallied in the streets of major...

In the photo above courtesy of wearechange.org, the Mother of All Bombs (MOAB) was dropped on Afghanistan, potentially causing World War III. But was it really necessary?

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer May 10, 2017

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...

This photo was taken by a Journalist of Chicago Tribune at the Inaugural Ball. This photo captures Obama’s free spirit and consistent happy outlook on life in spite of all the political drama.

How Barack Obama Renewed America

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer April 12, 2017

The past eight years have bore many changes in the United States of America. Whether it be good or bad, Barack Obama contributed to many of these transformations in our country. It was a period of freedom,...

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