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Trump must continue to prevent terrorism

Trump must continue to prevent terrorism

Valerie Silbernick, Social Media Reporter

January 3, 2017


Filed under Focus

Some say it has brought us together some say it's torn us apart, but together terrorism has impacted us all as a whole. Our country has faced many challenges, but terrorism seems to be the most difficult. The United States has been hit numerous times with the atrocity that is terrorism. The most infam...

Social media working as efficient communication medium on terrorism

Social media working as efficient communication medium on terrorism

Cates Eliasen, Online Editor

November 6, 2016


Filed under Editorial

Videos of  the Paris attacks were uploaded to Youtube almost immediately. The Orlando shooting was shown to many in real time through Snapchat. News of ISIS attacks are updated constantly on Twitter. There is no doubt that social media and terrorism have a strong link, however, the debate falls on whether that is...

Terrorism, reflecting on the past

Terrorism, reflecting on the past

Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under Government and Political Opinion

15 years later and the tragic attacks on Sept. 11th, 2001 are still on the minds of Americans across the nation. But since that day there have been many attacks, even on U.S. soil. Some have been worse than others but all the sadness still lingers. Most people think that terrorism is to much to ...

Why Mall of America is still a safe place

Justin Hannasch, Team Lead Layout Editor

March 25, 2015


Filed under Political Opinion

In these last few months, people have witnessed a rise in the terrorist activity in the Middle East with the Jihadist Movement, especially a group  known as Al Shabaab. Al Shabaab is a rising terrorist group that has made threats committed horrible and violent crimes. Now, they have threatened somewh...

U.S. raids need to end

U.S. raids need to end

Adam Johnson

December 12, 2013


Filed under Political Opinion

The United States has a history of sticking its nose where it does not need to be. This often involves military strikes across the Middle East. The U.S. should cease special operations on other nations' soil. At the beginning of October, U.S. special forces launched a successful raid on the home of al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-Libi in Tripoli. Flushed with success, the U.S. was surprised when the Li...

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