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Mexican border in Campo, California.| Photo by Gred Bulla on Unsplash.

U.S. Bipartisan Border Plan Under Editing for 2025

Kyra Barstad, Entertainment Section Editor March 1, 2024

Senate negotiators released a bipartisan border security deal regarding the discouragement of migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico Border on Feb. 4 and it was ended just three days after its mention...

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U.S. Airman Dies After Setting Himself On Fire In Protest to Israel-Hamas war

Abbey Shultz, Feature Section Editor March 1, 2024

An active duty U.S. airman stationed at Joint Base San Antonio set himself on fire to protest Israel’s war in Gaza. Sunday, Feb. 25, at approximately 1 p.m., Aaron Bushnell streamed the event on Twitch...

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Where Everything Stands After Biden Signs Bill To Delay Government Shutdown Until March

Owen Barr, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

    Congress narrowly managed to avert a government shutdown last Thursday after both chambers voted in favor of a short-term stop-gap spending bill a day before the initial Jan. 19 budget deadline,...

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Updates on Current Israel-Hamas Conflict

Abbey Shultz, Feature Section Editor January 19, 2024

Feb. 20: The U.S. vetoed the U.N. call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after the bombing in the city of Rafah a week prior. The U.S. proposed their own draft for a temporary ceasefire instead, according...

Updated On Conflict Between Hamas and Israel in Palestine

Abbey Shultz, Feature Section Editor January 12, 2024

   On Oct. 7, 2023 Hamas initiated an attack on Israel, beginning the Israel-Hamas War. Currently, over 202,800 Palestinians have died, the vast majority of this number represents civilians, mostly not...

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