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Rough road ahead for journalists in Trump era

Rough road ahead for journalists in Trump era

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor
July 19, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

Since his January 2017 Presidential Inauguration, Donald Trump has verbally attacked the press. His attacks have focused on corporate media companies such as CNN, ABC, NBC News, CBS, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, which he pejoratively brands “fake news” or “fake media.” On July 2,...

Readers beware of fake news

Readers beware of fake news

Ira Lazo,
Contributor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Politics

It’s getting more difficult to distinguish between real and fake news content online. Like others, I am guilty of re-posting an article based on the title alone, and I have fallen for articles made to look like real news stories with clickbait titles more times than I would ever care to sh...

Belgium bombing part of ISIS terror crusade

Belgium bombing part of ISIS terror crusade

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
March 29, 2016
Filed under Metro

Brussels, Belgium became the latest target of terrorism on Tuesday, when at least four suicide bombers attacked a major airport and metro station, killing 31 people and wounding over 230 others, according to The New York Times. At 7:58 a.m. on March 22, the first bomb struck the departure hall of Zav...

Why women are leaving the workplace

Shannon Stroud,
Editor in Chief
March 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In 2011 my fellow female, Cheyann Elmore, wrote an article that praised the fact that women were moving out of the traditional role of stay at home mom and filling positions in the workforce. She explained that, “The year 2009 marked the first time in U.S. history that more women began working than...

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
June 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Corruption, racketeering, bribery, wire fraud and money laundering were among the charges levied against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives connected to the soccer corruption case. On May 27, the United States Department of Justice announced indictments against those 14 officials connected to soccer’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale ...

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