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Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Saturday, President Donald Trump left the United States for his first trip abroad as president. In a weekly address he delivered on Friday, Trump announced that his destinations will include Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Vatican City, Brussels, and Italy. “I will be visiti...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? According to The Washington Post, President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week.   During a meeting with Russian officials earlier this month, Trump gave classified information...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Last Thursday, House Republicans voted 217 to 213 to pass the American Health Care Act or AHCA, the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” House Republicans introduced the AHCA on March 6, which proposed to localize and expand health care options...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Saturday marked the 100th day in office for President Donald Trump. The President met with and spoke to supporters at a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At the same time, the White House Correspondent’s Dinner took place in Washington, D.C. It was the first time a president missed th...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District of California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against an executive order to cut off federal funding to sanctuary states and cities that President Donald Trump issued on Jan. 25.   According ...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Tuesday President Donald Trump spoke to attendees at the Snap-on Inc. tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he signed an executive order linked to his “Buy American, Hire American” motto.   According to multiple senior officials and the White House Office of the Press Secretary, the ex...

The battle for Berkeley: Rally results in violent outbursts in East Bay

The battle for Berkeley: Rally results in violent outbursts in East Bay

Mathew Weber,
Contributor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Metro, Photo Galleries, Politics, Showcase

Downtown Berkeley erupted in chaos last Saturday at MLK Jr. Civic Center Park, less than half a mile from the UC Berkeley campus where students once fought to defend free speech in the 1960’s. The Liberty Revival Alliance organized a “Patriot's Day Free Speech Rally” on Saturday that was to feature ...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Last Thursday, President Donald Trump gave the U.S. military the green light to launch a targeted airstrike on a government air base in Syria that killed six people.   According to a statement that Trump delivered from Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida on April 6, the strike was a...

‘Trumpcare’ failure buys Planned Parenthood more time

‘Trumpcare’ failure buys Planned Parenthood more time

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

On March 24, Vice President Mike Pence tweeted a photo of 30 white, middle-aged men considering a bill that would affect the future of healthcare in America, including women’s reproductive rights. The photo, which was upsetting due to the lack of female representation, depicted members of the Hous...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Feb. 10, an amendment was made to the financial trust of President Donald Trump to allow him to take money from any of his more than 400 businesses he owns without approval.   On Jan. 11 Trump signed over all operations of his businesses to his two oldest sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, who cu...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? President Donald J. Trump announced on Monday his senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, would head a new department named The White House Office of American Innovation.   The White House Office of American Innovation Trump unveiled his plan for the new department on Monday that will...

Not all immigrants are against Trump

Not all immigrants are against Trump

Justin Shiu,
Contributor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Despite President Trump’s mocking attitude towards immigrants and anti-immigrant policies, immigrants in California and other “blue” states continue to support Trump. This confuses me. I am the son of conservative Chinese-American immigrants, so I questioned a few of my relatives and friends t...

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