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Trump and Comey: Where will the journey end?

<em>Trump and Comey: Where will the journey end?</em>

By Joe Hall, Staff writer

May 23, 2017


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President Donald Trump made an executive decision on May 9 to fire FBI Director James Comey, a move that has led to considerable political fallout over the past two weeks. Mr. Trump’s decision came on the same day that he received two letters, from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney G...

Bemoaning college costs? It’s only getting worse

Bemoaning college costs? It’s only getting worse

By Asha Ramachandran, Staff writer

May 22, 2017


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Half a million dollars. A price tag that steep could cover the cost of a small mansion, a Rolls-Royce, or even a round-trip ticket to Mars. But in a couple of decades, it could also be the cost of private college tuition for babies being born today. College students already face steep costs and many struggle with...

AMSA is No. 2, but what is the value of such rankings?

AMSA is No. 2, but what is the value of such rankings?

By Jyotika Vallurupalli, Co-editor

May 18, 2017


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The U.S News & World Report high school rankings list--for those who put stock in such things--is one of the most awaited lists of the year. Advocates say it shows how far a school has come, how it compares to others, and how well it educates students. AMSA was recently named the No. 2 public...

French presidential race is a referendum on the future

French presidential race is a referendum on the future

By Kate Longinova, Staff writer

May 6, 2017


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The first round of the French presidential election ended last week and two very different candidates emerged as finalists as citizens prepare to head to the polls Sunday to elect their new leader. Nationalist Marine Le Pen and liberal centrist Emmanuel Macron are revolutionizing French politics and, no matter ...

Amid political controversy, a forgotten casualty: Earth

Amid political controversy, a forgotten casualty: Earth

By Kate Longinova, Staff writer

April 24, 2017


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In the midst of great controversy over immigration policies, health care replacement plans, and conflict in the Middle East, a key White House issue has been lost amid larger headlines. President Donald Trump’s policies concerning environmental regulations have received scant attention, when they are ...

Dr. Lewis named AMSA’s acting executive director

Dr. Lewis named AMSA’s acting executive director

By Jyotika Vallurupalli, Co-editor

February 15, 2017


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On Feb. 7, the AMSA community received an email that could be described as mildly surprising to some and shocking to others: Dr. Joseph McCleary had resigned, and Dr. Anders Lewis was named acting executive director of the school. The email, sent by Board of Trustees Chair Pauline Jen Ryan, pointed to ev...

Can you die of a ‘broken heart’? Science says you can

Can you die of a ‘broken heart’? Science says you can

By Jyotika Vallurupalli, Co-editor

January 13, 2017


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On Dec. 28, the world lost Debbie Reynolds, an entertainer best known for her work as one of the last performers from Hollywood’s “Golden Age,” with notable turns in such films as Singin’ in the Rain and Tammy and the Bachelor, and for her immense collection of Hollywood memorabilia.   A day earlier, the...

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