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Sars-Cov-2: A New Threat?

By Staff Writer Jashlene Cawagas Posted by News and Features Editor Roxy Hudson A variant of Covid-19, called Sars-Cov-2, has been detected from samples collected in India. The “double-mutant” virus is the cause of a COVID-19 case rate increase in India as well as in other countries.  According to BBC …

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Stimulus Checks and the Rise of the New Poor

On March 12, 2021, Congress administered the second round of stimulus checks. With many Americans currently jobless and financially insecure, these checks were much needed. Congress decided on the amount $1400. All around, citizens are bowing on their knees at the country’s brave and generous leaders.  “With fourteen hundred dollars, …

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Whistleblower allegation revives memories of forced sterilization within the US

In late September, licensed practical Nurse Dawn Wooten filed a government whistleblower complaint against a nearby immigrant detainment facility. Her accusation  exposed the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia for purportedly disobeying  health and safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Going beyond that, the complaint also alleged that a …

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A Presidential Debate like Never Before

After months of vigorous campaigning, President Donald Trump and former Vice President, Joe Biden finally faced off head-to-head in the first 2020 presidential debate. The discussion started off with professional comments, but quickly escalated into what many Americans consider “the worst presidential debate in history.” After every question was posed, …

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Democracy Delivered

The rising tensions between political parties and constant policy debates perfectly describe this time of year: election season. As election day quickly approaches, Americans must make a nation-altering decision. On November 3, American citizens will fill in that bubble, in an attempt to change the country for the better.  Before …

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The Call for Political Civility

Republican and Democrat, white and black, male and female; for many years these opposing issues have divided our country, caused us to fight against ourselves, and changed the way we as Americans see each other. On Tuesday, August 20, Cindy McCain, the widow of U.S. senator John McCain, began her …

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