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Rex is Out!

As of March 13th, this morning, Rex Tillerson the former Secretary of State under President Donald Trump, has been relieved of his duties of Secretary. This was was tweeted this morning, un-diplomatically. The tweet stated “Mike Pompeo will be our new Secretary of State, he will do a great job,

2018 State of the Union Address

On January 30th, President Trump gave his first State of the Union address. With over 40 million viewers, this speech has a huge impact on how the world perceives the state of the government and their direction.   Trump spoke a lot about the economy, saying that jobs are being created

The Opioid Epidemic

Everyday, 1,000 people are treated in emergency departments for misusing prescription opioids. President Trump last thursday declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, delivering on one of his campaign promises. However, his failure to declare it a “national emergency”, like he promised he would, limits the amount of funding

Trump Participates in Hurricane Maria Cleanup

A week ago, President Trump lifted the Jones Act, which required all products sent to Puerto Rico to be shipped on American boats. Trump has received much criticism on how he has handled the relief efforts to Puerto Rico so far, critics claiming his administration is not doing enough to

How the North Korean Conflict Affects PHS Students

Kim Jong Un, president of North Korea, has been threatening the United States and conducting missile tests lately. The most recent test was on Sept. 15 over Japan.         The threats have caused controversy over what to do to combat the threats, and many argue over whether or not an

Transgender Rights Under Trump

       On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Donald Trump revoked safekeeping of transgender students who wish to use their preferred bathroom regardless of gender. CNN reports that under the Obama administration, students had been able to use restrooms that correlate with how they identify. Transgender students can still receive protections, however,

Public School Teachers On Betsy DeVos

       On Tuesday, February 7th,  Betsy DeVos was inducted as the Secretary of Education. DeVos was highly controversial from the get-go and proved it when she garnered a 50-50 split of votes, which was tipped in her favor by Vice President Mike Pence.      DeVos has a history of

Muslim Ban

  Just a week after Trump took office he put an executive order on banning Seven Muslim majority countries: Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, and Somalia from entering the US. This was quickly reported as a Muslim ban, because refugees were turned away at airports. People around the world went

Two Weeks of Trump

  With the inauguration of Donald Trump finally complete, he is officially the 45th President of the United States, and isn’t wasting anytime getting to work. Trump has vowed to keep his campaign promises, and that he has with some recent executive orders in the last three days. The various campaign promises

He’s Our President

President Donald J. Trump- sounds funny to say doesn’t it? The GOP candidate pulled off one of the biggest upsets in United States political history, and after the results finally started to settle with people, we had to ask: How did this happen? This question is one that has yet

Why You Should Vote as the Youngest Generation in America

As you sit there, and read this paper, you may think that your one vote, doesn’t make a difference. However, it’s not a matter of whether it makes a difference,   “As a citizen I feel it’s my duty,” said Christian Holferty, junior, a continuous attender of The Young Republicans Club.