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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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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...

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