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EU searching for answers as crisis escalates

EU searching for answers as crisis escalates

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

The European Union faces the increasingly difficult task of accepting more than 11 million Syrian people into their member countries during what Mercy Corps calls “the worst humanitarian disaster of our time.” The Syrian refugee crisis has not come without warning. The Syrian Civil War has been brewing for years.Read More

Fiorina takes the second debate

Fiorina takes the second debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 5, 2015 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

The stage was set in Simi Valley, California at the Ronald Reagan Library when the top 11 Republican nominees took the stage. All eyes were on Donald Trump as many were expecting him to make blunt comments on a variety of issues, such as immigration or the passing of theRead More

Meet the candidate: Martin O’Malley

Meet the candidate: Martin O’Malley

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 23, 2015 at 7:27 pm 0 comments

In last week’s “Meet the Candidate” section, The Yellow Jacket focused in on Louisiana Governor and stout Republican, Bobby Jindal. Now, we will take a look at former Maryland Governor and passionate Democrat, Martin O’Malley. O’Malley has been a loyalist for the Democratic Party, whose ideals align almost perfectly withRead More

Hungary turns away Syrian refugees

Hungary turns away Syrian refugees

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 23, 2015 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Recently, hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees have traveled to Europe to escape the long and deadly civil war in Syria. The civil war in Syria has lasted since 2011’s Arab Spring protests where thousands demonstrated against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime resulting in a violent response. The violent response eventuallyRead More

Huckabee’s costly alliance

Huckabee’s costly alliance

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 23, 2015 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

With the support of Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk recently jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, gave an elaborate dis-play to a cheering crowd of supporters on Tuesday, September 8th. Huckabee and Davis found appropriate expression of their enthusiasm throughRead More

Meet the Candidate: GOP’s Bobby Jindal

Meet the Candidate: GOP’s Bobby Jindal

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 14, 2015 at 6:48 pm 0 comments

As we hear constant news about Hilary Clinton’s emails or Donald Trump’s startling remarks, it is important to also be informed about the other twenty candidates running for their parties’ nomination and, of course, the Presidential nomination. In this series, “Meet the Candidate,” the Yellow Jacket will take a lookRead More

Reporter Shooting Continues Gun Debate

Reporter Shooting Continues Gun Debate

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 14, 2015 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

As reported by CNN, two journalists from WDBJ-TV in Moneta, Virginia were shot the morning of August 26 while conducting a live interview. According to police, cameraman Adam Ward and reporter Allison Parker were both fatally shot by a suspect named Vester Lee Flanagan II. Flanagan, who also goes byRead More

Can Sanders outpace Clinton?

Can Sanders outpace Clinton?

Politics, Politics and Opinions September 14, 2015 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

The Hillary Clinton Campaign for the Democratic Nomination may be in for more of a competition than originally expected, as a second Public Policy Polling survey in New Hampshire indicated on August 25th. Bernie Sanders achieved 42% among those surveyed in the Granite State, topping Clinton’s 35% and making himRead More

R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

R-MC students make early stands in support of 2016 presidential hopefuls

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

It’s very early in the 2016 presidential primary season, but many candidates have already made their presence known and have started to make the case for why they should be elected president in 2016. Hillary Clinton will now face challenger Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, and a host ofRead More

Congress considers TPP despite criticism

Congress considers TPP despite criticism

Politics, Politics and Opinions August 15, 2015 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

President Obama visited Nike’s headquarters in Oregon on April 8 to speak about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The speech represents one of his most expansive defenses of the trade deal. Obama has faced opposition from within his own party over TPP, and his speech at Nike addressed fellow Democrats aboutRead More