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Era of gun violence research emerges in New York, Washington

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter March 30, 2018

After the shooting in Parkland, Florida put school shootings and gun violence back into the national spotlight, the March For Our Lives movement has brought legislation on the issue back into the realm...

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Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter January 25, 2018

Last Friday, after battling over funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in an effort to affect Democratic senators’ immigration priorities, the federal government ran out of money...

International stories to focus on

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter November 16, 2017

Condemnations of Roy Moore Continue On Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan joined the ranks of congressional Republicans calling on Roy Moore, Alabama’s Republican Senate Nominee, to end his candidacy....

Virginia election gives Democrats hope

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter November 9, 2017

Voters in Virginia elected Ralph Northam, the democratic lieutenant governor as the 73rd governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Northam received 53.9 percent of the vote and defeated his opponent Ed...

Updates on revolutions in Catalonia, Kurdistan

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter October 27, 2017

Catalonia update: Three weeks ago, voters in Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain containing the city of Barcelona, voted 90 to eight percent in favor of separating from Spain and becoming an...

Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game in protest, costing taxpayers

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter October 13, 2017

When Vice President Mike Pence walked into Lucas Oil Stadium last Sunday he had no intention of saying for the game. Pence had promised before he attended that if any players protested during the national...

International News Roundup

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter October 6, 2017

There were independence referendums in Spain and the Middle East, an entire U.S. Territory over a week without power, same sex marriage in Germany and a secret sonic weapon attacking U.S. spies in Cuba....

“The Nuclear Option”: What’s happening Washington lately

Henry Bendon, Staff reporter April 14, 2017

The news bulletin with the most deadly sounding name out of Washington last week was not the 59 missiles fired on a Syrian airbase or any other kind of military venture. It was the nickname given to a...

Controversies around Trump adminstration continues in March, as Trump accused Obama for wiretapping, the President issued his second travel band, and FBI launched an investigation on Russias involvement during the election.

White House news recapped, political science professors give their take

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter March 24, 2017

At the end of February, President Donald Trump addressed the Congress with a speech that was well-regarded by a large portion of the country. Polling had the speech at a 70 percent approval rating and...

Campus Reacts To Trump Inauguration

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter January 27, 2017

Anmol Nigam The reaction last Friday to the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, was rather subdued. Unlike the events of the following day, which featured Case Western...

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