Category: Politics

DACA supporters take to the streets

In the heat of Trump’s backlash against DACA, student Dreamers and supporters took to the heated streets of Laredo to make a statement.

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Cubans Stationed in Mexico Face Uncertainty

By Carmen Garcia

President Obama’s last foreign policy decision this past January aimed to treat all migrants coming into the US to be processed equally. The end of the “Wet Feet, Dry Feet” policy—which was an open door to Cuban migrants—came as a sudden compromise, especially to the Cubans who faltered along the way to the US.

 

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The Fear of Trump

By Carlos Leon

 

Ever since Donald Trump was elected, there has been a general fear among the Latino population. They fear he will make good on his campaign promises, along with any other major decisions he may make that can affect immigrants and their families.

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Replacing Obamacare

By Ana C. Posada

 

Approximately 69% of Republicans and 63% of Democrats say that healthcare costs are too high and should be lowered. Trump and his fellow Republicans have long vowed to end Obama’s legacy, and have taken the steps to do so.

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The Divided States of America: Donald Trump’s Inauguration

On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. A lot of people are happy about this, while a lot of people are also very unhappy.

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Red State with a Blue Border

By Danny Zaragoza

Texas has a reputation of being a red state because it traditionally votes Republican in most elections. However, the state’s southern border with Mexico has a blue hue to it.

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The Most Powerful Man on Earth

By Catherine Geissler

We doubted he would be allowed to run for office. We doubted he would become the Republic Presidential Nominee. We doubted he would be the President Elect.

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RESIST!

Crazy things have happened this year. The people of United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The American people voted for Donald Trump to be president of the United States. Turkey is planning to change sides. Russia’s sphere of influence grows, and here we are in America, the world’s most powerful country, crying and having our feelings hurt.
There is nothing wrong with feeling the pain. I feel it too, but we cannot let it control. There is going to be a time when we must stand our ground and fight.

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The TAMIU Electorate: Who We Voted For

This article is split into four sections, with several TAMIU students explaining their reasoning behind voting for one of this year’s four major candidates.

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Trump Wins

After a long, dirty, and stressful election, Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump has been elected to be the 45th president of the United States.

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