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After the 2019 Oscars, a look back on red-carpet fashion

After the 2019 Oscars, a look back on red-carpet fashion

Kyra Nagle, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

From swan dresses to stunning custom-made gowns, the Oscars invite the fashion statements of the year. As Feb. 24 approached, actors and directors from around the world decide what to wear. What many people don’t know, however, is that deciding what to wear isn’t just about looking pretty. Accord...

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Eli Gordon, Managing Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Features

After eight years in the minority, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018, flipping 39 seats. They now control 235 out of the 435 total voting seats. Calling the victory “a new day in America,” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi declared that a Democratic-cont...

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

What 2018 tells us about the Democrats’ 2020 strategy The conversation about the Democrats’ strategy to take on Trump in 2020 is centered on two types of swing states: the rust belt and the sun belt. Rust belt swing states (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa) are more tra...

Midterm Madness Part IV: What Happened

Midterm Madness Part IV: What Happened

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Democrats took the House and Republicans held the Senate, but so much more happened on Nov. 6. When the blue wave crashed down, the fundamental balance of power in dozens of states was shifted in ways that will affect us for years to come. But first things first: what exactly happened? Democrats ...

San Francisco votes to tax the rich to benefit the poor with Prop C

San Francisco votes to tax the rich to benefit the poor with Prop C

November 27, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

On Nov. 6, 2018 San Francisco voters passed Proposition C to tax the city’s wealthiest businesses in an effort to increase funding for homelessness prevention. The proposition is projected to raise $300 million annually, nearly doubling the current homelessness budget of $382 million. With Propo...

Midterm Madness Part II: What to Know

Midterm Madness Part II: What to Know

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

Will the House of Representatives flip on Nov. 6? Are Democrats doomed in the Senate? In Part II of Midterm Madness, I will explain the various political battlegrounds of 2018 from a macroscopic view. To do this, I will go into why the Democrats are not guaranteed to take the House from Republican contr...

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