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Presidential candidates, climate protesters and DNC members convene at summer meeting in San Francisco

Presidential candidates, climate protesters and DNC members convene at summer meeting in San Francisco

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2019

Outside the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel on Friday, supporters of presidential candidate Tom Steyer cheered and waved blue “Tom 2020” posters. Dispersed throughout the lobby, people of all ages wearing “Kamala Harris for the People” shirts handed out flyers. An older man in an Amer...

“Repair, restore and renew America”: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson brings her vision to the Bay Area

“Repair, restore and renew America”: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson brings her vision to the Bay Area

by Eric Fang, News Editor

August 16, 2019

Over 300 people gathered for a town hall meeting in the restaurant and community space Manny’s in San Francisco on Thursday night. Some of the people fanned themselves with navy and pink “Marianne 2020” posters. Some had brought copies of Marianne Williamson’s books. Others wore bright pink hats...

“Dream big, fight harder”: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for American families

“Dream big, fight harder”: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for American families

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang

June 1, 2019

With the American flag behind her and a crowd of several thousand Bay Area voters and supporters before her, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) stepped into the spotlight in the middle of a soccer field, both arms outstretched to welcome the cheers of her audience. Before...

Millions prevented from travel due to ‘social credit’ offenses in China

Millions prevented from travel due to ‘social credit’ offenses in China

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

February 27, 2019

Chinese travelers were barred from traveling 17.5 million times last year due to minor legal infractions such as unpaid fines and taxes according to the National Public Credit Information Center. 5.5 million were barred from train ticket purchases as well, complementary to a new policy being pushed by...

American Party System, Take Six

American Party System, Take Six

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

January 6, 2019

Nov. 6, 2018—the fated, long anticipated Election Day—came and passed in a flurry of red and blue. Voters around the country trickled into the polls to register and cast their ballots, newspapers and broadcasts ran nonstop programs and the nation held its breath in anticipation of the final results:...

Inside the midterm elections

Inside the midterm elections

by Varsha Rammohan, Saloni Shah, and Aditya Singhvi

December 9, 2018

The Democrats gained a majority in the House of Representatives while Republicans expanded their lead in the Senate during the midterm elections on Nov. 6. These elections had the highest ever number of votes cast in a US midterm election, with more than 113 million people voting. This represents...

George H. W. Bush, nation’s 41st President, dies at 94

George H. W. Bush, nation’s 41st President, dies at 94

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 4, 2018

George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st U.S. President from 1989 to 1993, died last Friday in his home in Houston at 94, according to his office. Bush's funeral was held at Washington National Cathedral today.

Shah Salon kicks off second year of discussions

Shah Salon kicks off second year of discussions

by Nicole Chen, Editor-in-chief

October 31, 2018

The first set of Shah Salon discussions this school year took place today in various Shah classrooms from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event was broken down into four sessions: “#Me2.0” with history teacher Donna Gilbert and math teacher Dr. Lola Muldrew, “Election 2018” with history teachers Carol Green and Julie Wheeler, “Toxic Mas...

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice after 50-48 Senate vote

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice after 50-48 Senate vote

by Ryan Guan and Kathy Fang

October 6, 2018

The Senate voted 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court today. Kavanaugh, the second justice nominated by President Donald Trump, will fill a vacant spot left by the retirement of former Justice Anthony Kennedy in July and is likely to cement a conservative-leaning majority on the ...

Cohen pleads guilty, Manafort found guilty: A night of legal reckoning for President Trump

Cohen pleads guilty, Manafort found guilty: A night of legal reckoning for President Trump

by Kathy Fang and Nicole Chen

August 22, 2018

A months-long series of F.B.I. investigations came to its climax yesterday night in what seemed to be a theatrically choreographed moment, as two men closely affiliated with the President Trump were convicted almost simultaneously of financial felonies. Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded...

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