Mayor Gillum Announces Candidacy for Governor

WENDY PARKULO / NEWS TEAM Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum announced yesterday that he plans to run for governor in the 2018 election. The thirty-seven year old publicized his candidacy by releasing a YouTube video entitled “Bring it Home” in which he discusses his plan for Florida’s future. Gillum spoke optimistically stating that, “As governor of…

Justice Department to Reinstate Travel Ban

THRICIA SAINTIL / NEWS TEAM The US justice department urged an appeals court on Tuesday to reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban in the interests of national security. The ban limits travel from seven majority-Muslim countries, and it bars the arrival of all refugees into the United States. U.S. District Judge James Robart of Seattle…

Loathed At Home, Hated Abroad

By Adam Wood / Staff Writer Donald Trump enters his second week in office with the lowest approval rating of any newly-minted president in recent history. His first one hundred days, of course, shall consist of him ‘making good’ on the promises he had made on the campaign trail. Among these promises is the colloquially…

Trump’s Nominee for Supreme Court

WENDY PARKULO / NEWS TEAM President Trump has just announced his pick for the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the late Antonin Scalia and his name is Judge Neil Gorsuch from Denver, Colorado. This is not something to be taken lightly because those appointed as Supreme Court Justices serve for life and their decisions…

Trump’s Travel Ban Meets Major Protest

Over the weekend President Trump issued an Executive Order banning seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States while placing stricter vetting measures are put into place. The seven countries that have been banned for 90 days are Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, and Libya. Along with banning these countries from entering the United…