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Congressional hearings began on March 21 to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be confirmed to the Supreme Court

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor March 30, 2022

On Monday, March 21 congressional hearings began to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.  President Biden appointed Jackson after Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement from...

Taliban fighters raise their flag at the Ghazni provincial governors house. They took control of the Afghan presidential palace two weeks before the U.S. finished withdrawing its troops.

A loss of focus: United States’ missteps in Afghanistan

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor August 23, 2021

The United States’ (U.S.) focus on the security needs of Afghanistan’s national level government and lack of military support for the more influential, decentralized local Afghan governmental structure...

Joe and Jill Biden on inauguration day.

Takeaways from Biden’s inauguration and first week

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2021

Despite all the post-election tumult, Joe Biden has been inaugurated as the 46th U.S. President. The change in leadership has millions of Americans bellowing sighs of relief, though so far it’s hard...

Accountability is the only path to national unity

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief January 20, 2021

The road to national unity must be paved with the steaming asphalt of accountability.  The worst course of action following the events of Jan. 6, when white nationalist insurrectionists stormed Washington,...

Counter protester Scott Koskinen, 55, of Detroit, carries a sign that said, “Earth to losers: Go home.” Photo by Rachel Basela.

Detroit erupts into protests, celebrations following election results

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor November 11, 2020

President-Elect Joe Biden won the state of Michigan Wednesday afternoon on Nov. 4, garnering a mixed reaction. The following days, supporters of President Donald Trump contested the vote count as those...

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