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Wikileaks founder challenges freedom of press

Assange's lawyers are taking the defense that he is a journalist. Many U.S. citizens believe that this case could change the way Americans deal with freedom of press.

Marlee McGuire, Copy Editor

April 30, 2019

A test of our boundaries of national defense and governmental transparency can describe Julian Assange and his actions over the last decade. Julian Assange, the founder of the website Wikileaks, has recently been arrested by British police April 11 after seeking asylum in an Ecuadorian embassy for seven years. Wikileaks, a...

Luke VandenBergh receives ROTC scholarship

Photo by Luke Dickinson

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

March 23, 2018

Numerous scholarships are available for people after high school graduation to continue their education. Senior Luke VandenBergh received a scholarship he has always dreamed of, for the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps [ROTC]. By completing a three step process which includes physical examination, assessme...

Questions remain over the West’s ability to confront ISIS

Questions remain over the West's ability to confront ISIS

Sam Begin, Team Lead Editor

April 10, 2015

In the span of only two years, ISIS has managed to become a near ubiquitous name in American households. They command the same fear we used to lavish on al-Qaeda or the Soviets. But while we rose up to the challenges posed by both, are we doing the same with ISIS? The answer to that question is yes. ...

U.S. contemplates withdrawing from Afghanistan

Megan Katula

April 1, 2014

  The US army has been fighting the war in Afghanistan for nearly 13 years now and the Obama Administration has recently announced its possible plans to withdraw from said war.  If the government follows through with this plan, no troops would be kept in Afghanistan after 2014. Regarding the ...

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