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Saudi Oil Attacks Heighten Tensions Between U.S. and Iran
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Saudi Oil Attacks Heighten Tensions Between U.S. and Iran

By Airielle Lowe Missile attacks released by drones descended upon two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia on Sept. 14, further heightening tensions in the Middle East as the blame falls on Iran. Following the attack on the world’s top exporter of oil, President Donald Trump released a tweet last week stating, “There is reason…

An Impeachment Inquiry Was Announced. Now What?
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An Impeachment Inquiry Was Announced. Now What?

By Latisha Townsend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Sept. 24 that the U.S. House of Representatives will officially begin a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct.  This is a historic moment as President Trump is only the fourth president in American history to be under formal investigation by Congress.  “No one is…

Young, Gifted and Broke: Addressing the Loan Crisis
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Young, Gifted and Broke: Addressing the Loan Crisis

President Frederick Joins Angela Rye on BET News Special By Latisha Townsend The student loan crisis is one that many Americans know all too well. Studies show that nearly 45 million borrowers have accumulated a total of $1.5 trillion in student loan debt as of 2019. Student loan debt is threatening the financial health of…

Breakout Moments From the September Debates
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Breakout Moments From the September Debates

By Osaro Grayson and Zaina Fairey The top 10 Democratic candidates met at Texas Southern University on Sept. 12 for the third presidential debate. Prior to the debate, the Howard University Student Association (HUSA), the Howard University College Democrats (HUCD), the Howard University Texas Club, and the Politicking Mobile App collaborated to hold a panel…

Summer Recap of the 2020 Presidential Race
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Summer Recap of the 2020 Presidential Race

By Osaro Grayson There were 26 Democratic presidential candidates at the start of the summer. It is now September and the race has narrowed down to 20 candidates, only 10 of which have qualified for the third round of debates set for Texas Southern University on Sept. 12. We have everything you need to know…

There Have Been 287 Mass Shootings in 2019
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There Have Been 287 Mass Shootings in 2019

By Morgan Hopkins Seth Aaron Ator killed seven people and left 25 injured in the latest mass shooting in Odessa, Texas on Aug. 31. According to officials, Ator was fired from his job at Journey Oilfield Services that same morning and was “on a long way down.”   The shooting started after a routine traffic…

Xenophobic Riots Erupt in South Africa
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Xenophobic Riots Erupt in South Africa

By Airielle Lowe At least five people have been killed and over 189 were arrested on Monday following a massive, violent xenophobic riot in Johannesburg, South Africa. Numerous shops owned by foreigners have reportedly been looted and set on fire, destroying the livelihood of those whose property faced such destruction. The riots took place only…

Presidential Candidates Heat Up Climate Change Debate
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Presidential Candidates Heat Up Climate Change Debate

  By Neema Mungai The seven hour long CNN town hall on the climate crisis has solidified climate change as one of the most important issues in the 2020 Democratic primary. On Wednesday, Sept. 4, 10 Democratic presidential nominees took to the stage for back-to-back town halls to discuss their comprehensive plans to combat greenhouse…

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