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Marielle, PRESENTE!

A city, a country, a world is missing the life of a dear sister. This past Wednesday, March 14th, councilwoman Marielle Franco was shot to death after attending an event for the empowerment of black women. She posted a live video on her Facebook as the event was happening and she made

Emma Gonzalez, the student demanding change

After last week's tragedy in Parkland, Florida that killed seventeen people including students and wounded countless, there has been a call for more gun regulation. It seems after every mass shooting, we've became numb to the pain and have fallen into the same routine. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Recy Taylor, who was she?

This past week, some Americans tuned in to watch the State of the Union. There was also countless protests such as refusing to watch it by the public and being absent from the whole event all together for some politicians. Protests from inside were also common, such as some politicians

Houston Women’s March 2018

Houstonians gathered from all over to join together for the second annual Women's March in Houston. This year's march was Saturday and as last year we met up at Buffalo Bayou Waterworks Building and then walked to City Hall where there were multiple powerful women speakers. When I first got there

Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore

Last night, all eyes were on Alabama as their special election took place between Doug Jones and Roy Moore as they battled for a seat in the U.S Senate. The special election garnered widespread media coverage due to the scandals and stories that have plagued this election. Republican candidate Roy Moore, quickly

Trump: An Era of Severed Relationships

If there is one thing that can tear a friendship apart, it’s one question: What do you believe? Whether people want to accept it or not, beliefs, be they political or ethical, are partially the foundation of every relationship. Some choose not to voice them in fear of offending or insulting

Fear Us Women

“When I went there I would tell people I’m not going there to kill anyone, I’m going there to help people.” In 2014, Hanna Bohman decided to make a decision that would change the rest of her life. Leaving the safety from her Canada home and after seeing the pain

New EPA admin confirmed by Senate

WASHINGTON-- This Friday Oklahoma state Attorney General Scott Pruitt was approved by the Senate for approval to the position of head of the Environmental Protection Agency. The confirmation comes as a mild surprise, as Pruitt has sued the agency during the Obama administration's time, as well as Democratic push to

It’s Day 13

And no, i'm not talking about Friday the 13th or any other thirteen-day-related idiosyncrasies. It's day 13 of the Trump administration and quite frankly, I am exhausted.  Since Trump was elected, he has been sued more than 30 times. At least three attorney generals have sued on the behalf of their respective states

A presidential message of hope

If you haven’t seen the farewell speech from Mr. Obama, then click here to view it. Last night under the Chicago sky, President Obama gave his farewell speech that left the American public with a faint sense of hope for the next four years. As a senior, it’s hard to imagine not

Protests against Trump

There has become an outbreak of protests sense the election results of the new United States President, Donald Trump. Many have taken the streets to express their upset. In Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, New York City and many other big cities taking part in the protests. With new terms such as "Not