Tag: Donald Trump

This Week in Politics

Monday, April 1 A former Nevada legislator, Lucy Flores, accuses Joe Biden of inappropriate kissing and touching during a 2014 campaign event. Kellogg sells off its cookie brands, including Girl Scout cookies, to the maker of Nutella. Tuesday, April 2…

How To Grade the Trade Deal

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER As he attempts to finalize his trade deal with China, President Trump is in the unique negotiating position of having political support for extreme, punishing tariffs. The tariffs he’s implemented so far have cost the country…

Trump’s Only Goal: Push an Agenda Pleasing Only His Base

Why This Approach Might Cost Him in 2020 BY OWEN FERGUSON, STAFF WRITER Since President Donald Trump has taken office, he has been steadfast in pushing the agenda that got him elected. The message of being hard on immigration, slashing Obama-era…

Who Are We to Look Up to?

BY CHRIS KERNAN-SCHMIDT Who is the future of America to look up to? Is it those who hold the highest positions of power and influence in our government, is it celebrities and superstars who fill our social media feed or…

Does Climate Change Exist?

By Paresha Khan, Staff Writer Prior to his Presidential election, Donald Trump tweeted in 2012, “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” As a student who is tremendously passionate…

Letter to the Editor

During the third Clinton-Trump presidential debate, Trump stated “[Clinton]’s taking in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees, who probably in many cases—not probably, who are definitely in many cases, ISIS-aligned, and we now have them in our country.” Trump is…

“The Great One” comes to Manassas

(Photo credit: Ben Cowlishaw) A number of events in my life would have never come across my mind just prior to their occurrence – going to George Mason being one of them. I never would have considered the first political…