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Political Perspectives: An end to DACA

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Jack Devries, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017

Announced by the Trump Administration on Tuesday, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy put in place by the Obama administration will be shut down in six months.  DACA, founded in 2012, was instituted because of Congress’s failure to pass the DREAM Act, an amnesty program offere...

Trump pardons Arpaio: The hypocrisy of American justice

Marissa Barber, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2017

There’s a new sheriff in town. As of August 25, 2016, President Donald Trump made the questionable move to pardon Joe Arpaio, an infamous sheriff from Arizona who recently “earned a criminal contempt conviction” as a result of his career-long unconstitutional actions. When reading about this particular...

Terrorism in Barcelona

Jack Devries, Contributing Writer

August 30, 2017

In the afternoon on August 17, Barcelona joined the long list of cities to be terrorized by vehicle ramming attacks. Originally use by Palestinians in Israel to incite fear, automobile attacks are becoming more common in the western world. This attack consisted of two vehicular rammings on busy public...

Two more nails in Trump’s coffin

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Newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci answers questions about the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer during a press briefing on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

August 5, 2017

On July 21, President Trump fired his divisive communications director Sean Spicer and appointed Anthony Scaramucci, founder of the investment firm SkyBridge Capital, to fill the position.  The president urged Spicer to remain in the White House as its press secretary; however Spicer declined leaving...

The WatchHawk: Week One of the Trump Adminstration

Activists in downtown Washington, D.C. protest President Donald Trump's proposed executive order Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, which would halt refugee admissions for 4 months, and suspend or ban entry to the U.S. from many Muslim majority countries. Activists call the order a

The Tribune News Service

January 30, 2017

Activists in downtown Washington, D.C. protest President Donald Trump's proposed executive order Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, which would halt refugee admissions for 4 months, and suspend or ban entry to the U.S. from many Muslim majority countries. Activists call the order a "backdoor Muslim ban." (Miguel...

Would-be Reagan assassin to be released

California Gov. Ronald Reagan gives state of the State address to legislators in Sacramento, California.

Malia Benison | Assistant News Editor

July 28, 2016

On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley fired six shots at three men, one of whom was President Ronald Reagan. Successfully paralyzing and later killing a White House Press Secretary, James Brady, Hinckley also critically injured Reagan and a Secret Service agent, Timothy McCarthy.After being found not guilty ...

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