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Attorney Michael Avenatti arrested, charged with trying to extort Nike

April 12, 2019 5:34pm | Jason Credle Jr

Michael Avenatti, the high-profile attorney and critic of President Trump, was arrested Monday and charged by federal prosecutors with trying to extort Nike by threatening to level damaging allegations against the athletic apparel company unless it paid him and his client millions. Simultaneously, federal prosecutors […]

Gentrification…A benefit on Society, or A Downfall?

April 8, 2019 4:04pm | Tyree Bell

What is Gentrification? According to PBS’s POV Television Showcase, gentrification is a general term for the arrival of wealthier people in an existing urban district, a related increase in rents and property values, and changes in the district’s character and culture. The term is often […]


April 8, 2019 3:58pm | Allen Mhina

Have you been to Washington D.C. lately? What did you notice? Anything look different? Well I know that I have. I have noticed brand new buildings, renovations, and fixed roads. I have also noticed a major increase in caucasians in the city in the last […]

Democratic Candidate: Cory Booker

April 5, 2019 5:50pm | Jason Credle Jr

On February 1, 2019, Booker announced his campaign for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 presidential election. Before his announcement, he was widely speculated to run for president but expressed uncertainty as to whether he would run. Booker has yet to file his campaign with the Federal Election […]

Democratic Candidate: Kamala Harris

April 5, 2019 5:49pm | Jason Credle Jr

Harris had been considered a top contender and potential frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President. In June 2018, she was quoted as “not ruling it out”. As of July 2018, she was spending more on Facebook advertising than any other senator. In July 2018, it was announced […]

Democratic Candidate: Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke

April 5, 2019 5:49pm | Jason Credle jr

In late 2018, speculation began that O’Rourke might run in the United States presidential election in 2020. Prior to the midterm elections, The New Republic said O’Rourke’s Senate campaign was the beginning of a bid for the presidency, despite calling it “journalistic hedging,” or a justification for the media […]

Democratic Candidate: Andrew Yang

April 5, 2019 5:48pm | Jason Credle jr

On November 6, 2017, Yang filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to run for President of the United States. Yang is the first Asian American man to run for President of the United States as a Democrat and if elected, he would be the […]

Democratic Candidate: Bernie Sanders

April 5, 2019 5:47pm | Jason Credle jr

The 2020 presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders, the junior United States Senator and former Congressman from Vermont, began with Sanders’ formal announcement on February 19, 2019. The announcement followed widespread speculation that he would run again after finishing as the runner-up in the 2016 Democratic […]

Democratic Candidate: Elizabeth Warren

April 5, 2019 5:12pm | Jason Credle Jr

Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 campaign began with her announcement, on December 31, 2018, that she had formed an exploratory committee to investigate a potential bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. On February 9, 2019, Warren officially announced her run at a rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts, at the site […]

The Longest Government Shutdown in History

January 25, 2019 4:32am | Alpha Lewally

The government shutdown has lasted for 30 days now. This shutdown has affected many people all around the world and caused many families to go on furlough. According to Wikipedia, the second longest government shutdown lasted 21 days from December 16, 1995 to January 6, […]