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New supreme court nominee generates varying student responses

New supreme court nominee generates varying student responses

By Lily Jacobson

February 22, 2017


Filed under Local, National, News

Students had a wide range of reactions to President Trump’s recent nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Jan. 31. His nomination marks the second straight Supreme Court nominee with significant connections to Montgomery County after President Obama’s nominee, Bethesda resident Merrick Garland.

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MOCO leaders release statement to reassure safety for all immigrants, refugees

MOCO leaders release statement to reassure safety for all immigrants, refugees

By Lily Jacobson

February 21, 2017


Filed under Local, Media, National, News, Videos

County Executive Ike Leggett and nine other Montgomery County council members released a statement Jan. 30 to ensure community safety for all residents, following President Trump’s recent executive order.

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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 19

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 19

By Matthew Farr

February 19, 2017


Filed under National, News

This week saw a cacophony of domestic and foreign news. Here is a sampling of the top stories of the week:

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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 12

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 12

By Matthew Farr

February 12, 2017


Filed under National, News

This week saw a veritable avalanche of domestic and foreign news. Here is a sampling of the top stories of the week:

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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 6

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 6

By Matthew Farr

February 6, 2017


Filed under National, News

This week has been full of noteworthy news in the U.S. and around the world. Here are some of the top stories: Trump appoints Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Vacancy This week’s top story was Donald Trump’s appointment of Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver to fill Anton...

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 30

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 30

By Matthew Farr

January 30, 2017


Filed under National, News

Trump announces ban on immigration from seven countries, causes outcry

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Weekly news round-up: Jan. 22

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 22

By Matthew Farr

January 22, 2017


Filed under National, News

It was a historic week for the nation and for news. Here are a few of the top stories from the past week:

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Weekly news round-up: Jan. 16

Weekly news round-up: Jan. 16

By Matthew Farr

January 16, 2017


Filed under National, News

Last week was packed full of news. Here were some of the biggest stories that we saw: House and Senate begin dismantling Affordable Care Act This week, Congress began to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The first step involved passing a budget that makes it difficult f...

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 18

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 18

By Matthew Farr

December 18, 2016


Filed under National, News

US accuses Putin of orchestrating DNC hacking, plans to retaliate Read More »

Q&A with acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn

Q&A with acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn

By Abby Snyder

December 12, 2016


Filed under National, News

The Black & White sat down with acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn to discuss what his job entails, and how the office of the Solicitor General is affected by the election results. Gershengorn stepped in as Solicitor General after Donald Verilli stepped down. Black & White: What does your job as acting solicito...

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 11

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 11

By Matthew Farr

December 11, 2016


Filed under National, News

John Glenn, first American in space, dead at 95 Read More »

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 3

Weekly news round-up: Dec. 3

By Matthew Farr

December 4, 2016


Filed under National, News

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