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Coup de Trump

Illustration shows a sillouette of donald trump's face with an american flag print

Ryan Mancini

May 11, 2017

Arguments have been made throughout academia toward the likelihood of a termination to Trump's presidency. Recent weeks have now raised the dark suspicion that his administration will bring about a fascist regime unlike even the more imperial of presidencies (Trump's idol, Andrew Jackson, for one).Historian Timothy S...

Trump cabinet appointees concern students, professors

Ben Carson shakes hands with Donald Trump

Ryan Mancini

December 8, 2016

Donald Trump has made his final preparations to his cabinet, causing concerns among the American people, according to ABC News.With the recent addition of former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson as the intended Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Trump is close to finding candidate...

Review: ‘John Adams’

Several novels are stacked on top one another

Ryan Mancini

December 7, 2016

It was a surprise when President-elect Donald Trump said he would alternate between living in the White House and Trump Tower in New York City. The White House, however, has not always been favored to be the home for the President of the United States, as started by John Adams when he moved in the ne...

Election month-down: Trumplandia

donald trump speaks at the podium for an event hosted by the company carrier

Ryan Mancini

December 7, 2016

While Americans remain in this honeymoon period with the remaining month under the tired eyes of Barack Obama, the new era of truth can already be observed. Whether it is "Hamilton," flag burning or Saturday Night Live, the frustration of an old man soon to be inhabiting the White House is already...

How students are coping with Donald Trump’s win

Downtown LA is crowded with anti-trump protesters

Ryan Mancini

December 5, 2016

Donald Trump's election victory has prompted some students to deny the results, but this has pushed others to call out their peers for their course of action."I believe that there are some that have truly grasped what has happened and others that mainly shrugged it off with the idea that 'oh, it's no b...

Army, Obama Administration halt development of Dakota Access Pipeline

People in New York protest the North Dakota access pipeline

Ryan Mancini

December 4, 2016

The current route for the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation has been denied construction by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Obama Administration.Protestors and activists defending the site look at this as a victory in their favor, as the pipeline would have run under...

Donald Trump plans to tackle immigration and climate change in his first 100 days

Donald Trump delivers speech at podium

Dalia Espinosa

November 11, 2016

Donald Trump left millions of people stunned on Tuesday when he was announced as the president-elect of the United States as a result of the majority of electoral votes being in his favor. Trump states in his contract with the American voter that in his 100-day action plan, his priorities include...

Political science professors reflect on election results

Trump shown speaking on the podium next to running mate Mike Pence

Anthony Martinez

November 9, 2016

With the results of the presidential election in and Donald Trump the new president-elect, some political science professors on campus spoke about the electoral upset. During Trump’s campaign, several racist, sexist and homophobic comments were made by the presidential elect that ultimately did n...

Dream Center will provide attorneys for students in fear of their future

Students sand together in protest of Trump's election

Ryan Mancini

November 9, 2016

With the projection of Donald Trump to be the next President of the United States, Dreamers at CSUN are concerned for their wellbeing moving forward. The coordinator of the Dream Center Dario Fernandez said there will be attorneys coming to campus on Nov. 10 for students. "They will be giving information...

Unlikely election results motivate students to vote

People shown voting

Ryan Mancini

November 9, 2016

Prior to Election Day's surprising results, CSUN students found confidence in making it to the polls to vote for their preferred candidate."My vote is my vote," said Faith Vuong, 22, a finance major and senior. "It wouldn't make sense to not have a voting system, that's why we're in a democratic system."W...

Election month-down: with the October surprise comes overdue urgency

Trump and Clinton shake hands after debate

Ryan Mancini

November 2, 2016

Well, it did get worse.For some reason, it took ridiculous comments made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump 11 years ago to fundamentally break his campaign. This tape has been called the definitive October surprise of this election year. In the last two debates, Democratic candidate Hi...

Presidential nominees battle it out in second debate

Trump and Clinton shake hands

Robert Spallone

October 10, 2016

A bitter election cycle led both candidates to stiff each other on handshakes starting the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton (D.) and Donald Trump (R.) on Sunday night. Gallup pollsters somehow managed to find undecided voters to ask questions for a town hall debate format at Washington...

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