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Ancient Olympic spirit of peace reigns — for now, anyway

Ancient Olympic spirit of peace reigns — for now, anyway

By Timmy Wang, Staff writer

January 26, 2018


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When people think of the Olympics, they probably think simply of a world sporting competition in which athletes win medals for themselves and bring glory to their countries. But when the ancient Olympics were first held in Greece nearly three millennia ago, the main purpose was to honor Zeus and the...

Yes, you will be guarding against identity theft — forever

Yes, you will be guarding against identity theft — forever

By Richard Chang, Features editor

January 11, 2018


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News cycles move at ever-increasing speeds and even the biggest stories slip from public view in what seems the blink of an eye. It doesn’t mean they are no longer there, however. Your personal information is more accessible to hackers than ever and has been for months, and consumers will need ...

Trump accomplishments are few after one year

Trump accomplishments are few after one year

By Marzuq Iqbal, Staff writer

January 11, 2018


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“I will be a president for all Americans,” said then President-elect Donald J. Trump in his victory speech in the early morning of Nov. 9, 2016. Fast forward to the completion of Year One of the Trump presidency -- Mr. Trump’s approval rating is the lowest in history for any first-year president,...

Obamacare in trouble after individual mandate repeal

Obamacare in trouble after individual mandate repeal

By Christina Bibinski, Opinion editor

January 11, 2018


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The chance to repeal the Affordable Care Act has come and gone -- Republicans couldn’t sit down and get enough votes to erase President Barack Obama's signature achievement, highlighted by Sen. John McCain's dramatic thumbs-down vote that doomed the party's efforts. Now, President Donald J. Trump appears deter...

JFK assassination may remain a mystery for the ages

JFK assassination may remain a mystery for the ages

By Arthur Pimentel, Staff writer

January 10, 2018


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The long-awaited release of the final John F. Kennedy assassination files raised as many questions as answers, with no stoppage to conspiracy theories and no definitive answer to the biggest question of all -- did Lee Harvey Oswald really kill JFK on Nov. 22, 1963? For more than a half century, the theorists ...

Trump and Comey: Where will the journey end?

Trump and Comey: Where will the journey end?

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...

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