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Fake news or spooky pseudonyms?

With the month of October coming to a close, many members of the press corps are now changing their names back to normal, thank God; however, many of their “spooky” surnames were quite catchy and creative. Cue the usual, goofy, corny jokes. Names such as “Caleb SkHull,” “Booe! Gabriel Simonson,” “Grim Creature” (Jim Treacher), “Scarin’…

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Midterm elections through Leader McCarthy

In previous copies of the Anchor, the In Brief section has been devoted to the United States House of Representatives schedule. The House schedule is set by the majority leader, Kevin McCarthy of California. As the midterm elections loom large over House Republicans, Leader McCarthy has begun to take charge as he eyes the speakership…

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Update on Brexit: the options ahead

In a previous article written for the Anchor, there seemed to be a glimpse of hope for Brexit talks despite the partisan impasse. Unfortunately, the past weeks have proven wildly unsuccessful. In recent news, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has admitted to a possible time extension in order to finalize a separation deal…

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SCOTUS Update: The Kavanaugh Conundrum

This past weekend was an absolute rollercoaster for the entire political atmosphere surrounding the United States Supreme Court nominee, United States Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and his accuser, psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford. On Thursday, both of the aforementioned people testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Composed and calm, Blasey Ford testified to what she…

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Trump addresses the United Nations

The United Nations’ 73rd General Assembly is split into two sections. The first started on the Sept. 18 and is the official opening of the UNGA with the second being the general debate. There are a total of 193 states that make up the UNGA. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, the president-elect of the U.N., announced…

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The United Nations ‘Sovereignty Week’

President Donald Trump is set to address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 25. When asked what his opening remarks will involve, a source within the administration stated a one-word summary: “Sovereignty.” In addition to his opening remarks to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump plans to highlight two main issues throughout…

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Kavanaugh investigation intensifies

The potential nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has maintained its headline momentum for three consecutive weeks. What was once a semi-routine procedure, such as what took place during the nomination of Justice Neil Gorsuch, has become a spectacle pushing the limits of civil political dispute. Originally discussed in the September 12…