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Present Day Containment

Present Day Containment

Maxwell O. Berry, Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

During the Cold War in the 20th century the Soviet Union gained a large amount of influence in many parts of Asia and Eastern Europe, that “influence” being the form of communism. The United States and most of the western world were opposed to the communist ideology and thus they wanted to limit t...

The Government Shutdown

The Government Shutdown

Maxwell O. Berry, Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

From December 22nd, 2018 till January 25th, 2019, the United States suffered the longest Shutdown in our country’s history. The shutdown was largely the result of a disagreement between the president, Donald Trump, and Congress, which recently became more Democrat meaning Congress’ majority party and ...

Brazil’s President Elect

Brazil’s President Elect

Maxwell O. Berry

January 14, 2019


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

This October, Brazil held general elections for the presidency of the country. Jair Bolsonaro, who previously represented Rio De Janeiro in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, won the election and is now the official president-elect of Brazil.   Jair Bolsonaro was born on the 21st of March, 1955, in São Paul...

Fascist ideals of the American left

Ava Ganz

November 6, 2018


Filed under Shul & State

Fascism as described by Merriam-Webster is “a political philosophy, movement, or regime...that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opp...

Should College Applications Require a Letter of Recommendation?

Should College Applications Require a Letter of Recommendation?

Ava G

October 26, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Lions' Den, Shul & State

The college admissions process can be an arduous experience for many high schoolers looking to further their education. There are various elements that go into a college application: application forms, fees, a high school final transcript, admission test scores, essays, auditions, portfolios, intervie...

California General Elections

California General Elections

Maxwell B, Opinion Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

It’s almost November which means campaigning and advertising for proposed legislation have begun.   In regards to the Senate, incumbent Dianne Feinstein is being challenged by Kevin De Leon, both Democrats. De Leon has built up a lot of support from various groups such as the “Californi...

The Maverick

The Maverick

Maxwell B.

September 21, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

John Sidney McCain III was born on August 29th, 1936 in Coco Solo, Panama, an ex United States naval base on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal. McCain was born into a military family, and by the time college came around John McCain enrolled in the United States Naval Academy.   In 1967,...

Erykah Badu Backlash

Erykah Badu Backlash

Gaby T

February 1, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The supposed free-spirited and peaceful Erykah Badu on January 23, had an interview with Vulture to talk about her upcoming work and her perception of Hip-Hop and changes to the industry. During the interview she spoke on her appreciation of artist XXXTenacion’s work even though he is not considere...

The American Dream is Dead

The American Dream is Dead

Ava Ganz

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The American Dream is Dead 48% of millennials believe that the American Dream is dead, but millennials are the ones who killed it. (http://redalertpolitics.com/2015/12/10/millennials-48-think-american-dream-dead/) One of the greatest things that our beautiful country was founded on is the “American...

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Isabella Shulman, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology, Shul & State

Recently, famous child actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault in an interview with Buzzfeed News Publications. The actor says he was 14 when the alleged attempted sexual advance occurred with a then 26 year old Spacey. Rapp had been acting in a broadway play at the time and was invite...

Steve Scalise Shooting

Victoria E.

October 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State, Uncategorized

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/14/us/steve-scalise-congress-shot-alexandria-virginia.html Steve Scalise, a Republican Senator from Louisiana, was shot by a lone gunman on June 14th, 2017. He was practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity that was taking place the following da...

Free Speech Battle at UC Berkeley

Free Speech Battle at UC Berkeley

Ava Ganz

October 30, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

 Freedom of speech, included in the first amendment of the constitution, is one of the most fundamental rights to our freedom as Americans. Everyone deserves freedom of speech, even malevolent people deserve this right. If you don’t like what somebody is saying, you have the right to challenge them...

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