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Gender: Redefined by Trump

Gender: Redefined by Trump

SarahW, Editor In Chief

October 24, 2018

After Obama's administration took steps towards a more inclusive definition of the term 'gender,' the Department of Health and Human Services is pushing Trump to establish a legal definition of 'gender.' Trump's administration has since stated that their definition of gender is defined by one's biological...

Sally Yates to Testify

Sally Yates to Testify

KyleR, Business Manager

May 8, 2017

Since the beginning of his term, President Trump has been surrounded by controversy including the "Muslim ban" and his cabinet. Now, former Deputy Attorney General during the last two years of Obama's term and temporary Attorney General for the first ten days of Trump's term, Sally Yates, has the first...

Health Care Bill Passes

Health Care Bill Passes

KaeT, Acting Social Media Editor

May 5, 2017

With an astonishingly close vote of 217-213, it was made official on May 4th that Trump’s new health care bill would pass into the Senate where it would face even closer observation. This was considered a great victory for President Trump, and a first big step to hopefully change health care for the...

Trump’s First 100 Days

Trump’s First 100 Days

KyleR, Business Manager

April 27, 2017

Already, the first 100 days of President's Trump term have come and gone, but many people are feeling mixed about how well/badly it went and what this means for the rest of the term. Originally, President Franklin Roosevelt established that the first 100 days of a president's term determines the rest...

Trump’s First Budget Proposal

Trump’s First Budget Proposal

HannahN, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017

President Trump has released a partial outline of his 2018 budget plan. He has proposed major cuts to state and other development programs, Health and Human Services, the Environmental Protection Agency, and smaller cuts to programs such as the energy department, treasury, and NASA and several others, ...

Travel Ban Rears Its Head

Travel Ban Rears Its Head

BenG, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2017

After the successful shut-down of President Trump's initial travel ban on seven Islam-majority countries, it seems that his team is very close to releasing a new and 'improved' version. The ban was initially shut down by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on February 9th, allowing for the intake of...

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Attorney General

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Attorney General

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017

President Trump’s pick for Attorney General, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions (R) was confirmed by the senate on Wednesday evening. Sessions’ confirmation hearings were the subject of controversy following the silencing of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) because of her reading a letter written b...

Cy Ranch Nazi Salute

Cy Ranch Nazi Salute

LeahT, Entertainment Editor

February 3, 2017

Monday, the Cypress Ranch senior class took their class panoramic on schedule. During the photo shoot, around 70 students rose their hands and yelled, "Heil Hitler, Heil Trump".  Several students caught the image of their classmates in the act and posted them on social media. Teachers 'did nothing'...

A Woman’s Opinion on the Women’s March

A Woman’s Opinion on the Women’s March

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2017

Over a million people in the United States took part in the Women’s March on the first day of President Donald Trump’s term according to The New York Times. Over a million people stood up for women's rights in the face of a time where they may be put in jeopardy, especially the future of women...

A Wall Rising

A Wall Rising

BenG, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017

After much debate over whether or not he will truly go through with his campaign promise, newly-inaugurated president Donald Trump moves forward with an executive order, signed Wednesday, January 25, to begin construction and payment of the famed border wall running along the southern United States border...

Eight More Days of Speculation

Eight More Days of Speculation

MatthewR, Social Media Editor

January 12, 2017

­ As of January 12th we are eight days from Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. Two nights ago President Obama gave his farewell address and last night Donald Trump held a press conference where he addressed the nation about the state of his agenda and the minds...

Right Shift

Right Shift

ColinH, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

In the aftermath of the election, numerous people conjured up the idea that Trump had, manipulated his way into office. They speculated that he used rhetoric of the alt-right to garner the votes he received, but that ultimately he would end up being a moderate, and possibly even a liberal president....

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