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Local perspectives on impeachment: Students and political groups divided in predictions of impeachment’s impact on presidency

Local perspectives on impeachment: Students and political groups divided in predictions of impeachment’s impact on presidency

by Eric Fang, Varsha Rammohan, and Srinath Somasundaram

December 21, 2019

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, upper school students and local political groups expressed mixed support. Few reacted with surprise.  Many local residents have followed the impeachment proceedings since the House launched a formal inquiry ...

ICE raids sweep immigrant communities

ICE raids sweep immigrant communities

by Arely Sun, Co-Lifestyle Editor

August 30, 2019

Immigrant communities have faced losses from ICE raids throughout the nation starting from July 14. President Trump’s administration has exacerbated fears and brought a resurgence in the raids. ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) is an agency within the Department of Homeland Security that...

Editorial: We are not “the enemy of the people”

Editorial: We are not “the enemy of the people”

September 3, 2018

What would America look like without the press? At first, this question seems too far-fetched to merit consideration. America is a country founded on the freedom of the press, which is not only an intrinsic aspect of our culture but also a fundamental right enshrined in the First Amendment of our...

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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