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On the campaign trail: Leading into March

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 21, 2016 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

When The Yellow Jacket last reported on the campaign trail it was in anticipation of “Super Tuesday,” the largest primary voting day in the election cycle. Since then, a lot has happened that has changed the outlook of the entire race. On Super Tuesday, Republican front runner Donald Trump pavedRead More

North Korea threatens nuclear strikes

Politics, Politics and Opinions April 21, 2016 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

North Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong Un asserted that North Korea has completed the construction of a nuclear war head that could be miniaturized in an intercontinental ballistic missile. He also claimed that if tested on Manhattan, New York City it would be able to annihilate the entire city andRead More

U.S. and Russia agree on ceasefire in Syria

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

Just days ago, members of negotiating parties in Washington and Moscow came to an agreement of a cease fire in parts of Syria. United States Secretary of State John Kerry made the announcement following days of lethal violence across Northern Syria. The cease fire brought forth a relative calm toRead More

Trump endorsed by former KKK leader

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 9:18 pm 0 comments

The always unpredictable real estate mogul and presidential hopeful Donald Trump managed to find his way onto the front page again recently. Trump received an endorsement this past week from former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, a white supremacist from Louisiana that claimed it would be an act of “treasonRead More

OpEd: Be the change you want to see

Opinions, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

There is a possible political revolution brewing. This revolution will not be led by a man wearing a white wig. Although these candidates also have questionable hair styles, this revolution may be led by a 74 year old Jewish, Democratic socialist senator from Brooklyn named Bernie Sanders. Or, quite possibly,Read More

On the campaign trail: February

Politics, Politics and Opinions March 22, 2016 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

As the election year finally begins, new developments on the campaign trail have dominated the news cycle. In previous issues of The Yellow Jacket, we spotlighted several candidates and gave our readers more in-depth information about their campaigns. Now, The Yellow Jacket is going to focus on the new andRead More

OpEd: “A prejudice against prejudice”

OpEd: “A prejudice against prejudice”

Opinions, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 11:44 pm 0 comments

Since our country gained independence, it has been considered a melting pot. A country founded by immigrants, built off of rebellion, and one that inherited a culture of hard work. In a time now when the world is more globally connected than it has ever been, it is ironic thatRead More

Innocents killed in terror attacks on Paris

Innocents killed in terror attacks on Paris

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

Paris, France was attacked in multiple locations on Friday, November 13, killing at least 129 and injuring 300 more, in what is now being reported as terrorist attacks from the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, or ISIL. The series of attacks were coordinated, and consisted of mass shootings, suicideRead More

Clinton testifies to Benghazi committee

Clinton testifies to Benghazi committee

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2015 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

The  past  few  weeks  have  been  very eventful  for  the  Democratic  Party.  Vice President  Joe  Biden  put  to  rest  rumors  of a  presidential  run,  party  hopefuls  Lincoln Chafee and Paul Webb dropped out of the race, and the Party had their first debate. The  debate  brought  to  the  forefront PartyRead More

John Boehner to resign as house speaker

John Boehner to resign as house speaker

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

House Speaker and Leader of the GOP, John Boehner, resigned on Friday. Adding to what was already a historic day following the Pope’s address to Congress, Boehner announced in a press conference that he would be stepping down from his seat as Speaker of the House. Boehner had held theRead More