Paradise Lost: the House tax plan in the shadow of the Paradise Papers

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Writer Recently, a cooperative effort involving over 380 investigative journalists worldwide uncovered an expansive trove of documents exposing how the wealthiest people in the world, alongside large multi-national corporations, manage to avoid paying taxes on their vast collections of wealth. The papers, dubbed the Paradise Papers, show how the elite maneuver their … Continue reading Paradise Lost: the House tax plan in the shadow of the Paradise Papers

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Doug Jones packs out Anniston meet and greet

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter “All across the state, excitement is building for this race. There is just an excitement brewing for change,” said Democrat Doug Jones, opening his speech to a cheering crowd at Classic Too on Noble Street in downtown Anniston this Tuesday, November 7. “It's not about me. It's not about Roy Moore,” said … Continue reading Doug Jones packs out Anniston meet and greet

Charges filed in Mueller investigation

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter An investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller has produced its first charges against several individuals connected with the Trump campaign on Monday, October 30. This is the first official confirmation that someone involved with President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign turned to Russia to obtain damaging information on his opponent Hillary Clinton. … Continue reading Charges filed in Mueller investigation

Two U.S. citizens dead in Somalia terror attack

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter Two U.S. citizens are among the 276 dead following a devastating terror attack on the Somalian capitol city of Mogadishu last Saturday, October 14.  Three hundred more bystanders were left injured after a member of the militant group al-Shabab drove a truck filled with explosives into the city which was crowded with … Continue reading Two U.S. citizens dead in Somalia terror attack

Las Vegas shooting now deadliest in modern U.S. history

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter Late on the night of Sunday, October 1, on the last day of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on throngs of unsuspecting concertgoers from his 32nd floor hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, 500 yards away from the concert venue. … Continue reading Las Vegas shooting now deadliest in modern U.S. history

Roy Moore speaks at JSU, goes on to win run-off election

JoAnna Mitchell Staff Reporter The JSU College Republicans hosted Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Alabama Senator, on Sunday, September 24 at Houston Cole Library as part of his campaign. The speech came two days prior to his victory over President Trump’s endorsed candidate Luther Strange in Tuesday’s Republican primary run-off election. The Senate seat … Continue reading Roy Moore speaks at JSU, goes on to win run-off election

U.S. orders closure of three Russian diplomatic facilities

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter The U.S. has ordered the closure of three Russian diplomatic facilities in retaliation for being forced to downsize its own diplomatic presence in Russia by 60%. The American order, issued on Thursday, August 31, 2017, called for the closure of Russia’s oldest consulate general in San Francisco, a chancery annex in Washington … Continue reading U.S. orders closure of three Russian diplomatic facilities

Donuts with the Dems brings awareness to inequality

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 29, Brewer Hall room 230 saw the gathering of a group of passionate young students who stand together against inequality. The group served donuts and drinks while discussing issues within our society. The College Democrats are a nationally chartered branch of the Democratic Party who seek to further the … Continue reading Donuts with the Dems brings awareness to inequality