Prince Harry and American Actress Meghan Markle Announce Engagement

by Mel Dikert After dating for over a year, Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle have recently announced their engagement and plan to be married in the spring of 2018. The pair met via a blind date set up by a friend, in which Markle commented, “The only thing I asked her was, ‘Was he nice?’” According to the New York Times, the couple … Continue reading Prince Harry and American Actress Meghan Markle Announce Engagement

Drew Students Have Spoken: New Student President and Vice President Elected

by Michael McCurry On Friday, December 1, Drew students elected Salma Mahmoud (‘19) and her running mate Shehab Marzouk (‘20) as their new Student Government President and Vice President. With current President, Jared Sutton, graduating in the spring, two candidate pairs stepped up to replace the outgoing two-term executive. As last year’s election was uncontested, this was the first time since 2015 that Drew students … Continue reading Drew Students Have Spoken: New Student President and Vice President Elected

Flynn Pleads Guilty on Trial

by Brittany Greve Michael Flynn, the ex-national security adviser in the Trump administration who resigned after just one month in the position due to his alleged involvement with a Russian ambassador during the election, is back in the forefront of the news after he plead guilty this past week to those same allegations almost nine months later. Flynn said he had given “incomplete information” regarding … Continue reading Flynn Pleads Guilty on Trial

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Leadership Struggle

By Colleen Dabrowski The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is in the middle of a leadership battle that has politicians getting heated on both sides. The CFPB is an independent bureau funded by the Federal Reserve whose central mission, according to their website, is to “make consumer financial markets work for consumers, responsible providers, and the economy as a whole […] protect consumers from unfair, … Continue reading Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Leadership Struggle

President Trump Claims Access Hollywood Tape was Fake

By Hannah Bouchard Just a few weeks prior to the 2016 presidential election, Access Hollywood released a 2005 tape of then-Presidential candidate Donald Trump making vulgar comments about women and joking about sexual-assault. This later sparked controversy, as the comment about grabbing women by their genitals went viral, hurting his campaign. He apologized for the tape shortly after and approved its genuinity, stating, “I said … Continue reading President Trump Claims Access Hollywood Tape was Fake

Republican Tax Plan Receives Mixed Reviews

By Michael McCurry The Republican plan for an expansive tax overhaul hit a late snag on Thursday as party leaders rushed to prevent several members from derailing the entire plan. The debate is now expected to spill into Friday night. Two of the GOP’s shakiest voters are Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) are both retiring from the Senate and will not be … Continue reading Republican Tax Plan Receives Mixed Reviews

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Candidates for President Present their Platforms

By Kassel Franco Garibay and Anna Gombert Elections for Student Government president and vice president will take place on Friday, December 1 with Manny Lopez (’19) and Alessandra Le Pera (’20) running against Salma Mahmoud (’19) and Shehab Marzouk (’20). Students will be able to vote online on the Path, or in person from 9 to 11 a.m. in Brothers College and from 11 a.m … Continue reading Candidates for President Present their Platforms