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Trump nullifies the Clean Power Plan

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

  In an effort to revive the coal mining industry in the United States, as he promised coal miners during his 2016 campaign, President Trump signed an executive order on DAY, March 28 that will dismantle late-President Obama’s efforts to counter man-made climate change. The move to put coal mi...

Palmetto Trump supporters share their thoughts on the country

Susan Aghedo, Copy Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Donald Trump was once a billionaire real estate mogul who made a cameo in Home Alone 2, hosted Celebrity Apprentice and generally stayed to himself. Then he announced his candidacy and shot to even greater popularity—and newfound infamy. He created two conflicting flocks with his unfiltered words an...

BREAKING NEWS: UK Parliament under attack

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

In the early afternoon of Wednesday, March 22, a terrorist attack took place in London. The assailant, thought to have acted alone, drove a large SUV across Westminster Bridge in a rampage, ramming into and injuring at least 40 people in the process. At least five of those people are confirmed dead at th...

Transgender boy wins girls state wrestling championship

Kalia Richardson, News Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Mack Beggs, 17-years-old transgender boy from Cypress, Texas faced controversy after winning the University Interscholastic League Class 6A Girl’s National Wrestling championship Feb. 25. Opinions diverge between whether or not it was fair for Beggs to compete against the girls. Consider this. Beggs, i...

Trump tax returns finally released to the public

Atilla Dos Santos, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

On Tuesday March 14, MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow received part of President Trump’s 2005 tax returns. Pulitzer Prize winner and tax issues specialist David Cay Johnston who frequently writes opinion pieces for USA Today, the New York Daily News and others, received the returns earlier that same day i...

Obamacare replacement proposal

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Last week, the White House released its new plan to repeal and replace Obamacare with Trumpcare. The bill will keep the more popular parts of Obamacare while modifying or completely changing other parts of it. Similarly to Obamacare, the proposal allows children to be covered by their parents’ insuran...

Palmetto bomb hoax

Susan Aghedo, Copy Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Students reacted with caution and doubt in response to a bomb scare on Friday, March 10. Two female students discovered envelopes in the 600s restroom containing sticky notes which proposed killing black individuals and vowing to bomb the school at noon during second lunch. “Somebody left an anonymo...

Looking back at International Women’s Day

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

On March 8, International Women’s Day, the Day Without Women strike occurred as a follow up to the Women’s March on Washington in late January. The strike encouraged women to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor, shop only at small women or minority owned shops and wear red in solidarity. Mea...

Evaulating the new Trump travel ban

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

On March 6, President Trump signed his newly updated and revised travel ban, which replaced the previously suspended and highly controversial one. The ban’s revisions promise transparency and fairness while upholding the First Amendment right, specifically protection from religious persecution. The...

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