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President Trump’s First Week Accomplishments

STORY BY: Sara Gerges It has been little over one week since President Donald J. Trump has been inaugurated, and he has already been hard at work to “make America great again.” President Trump has taken no time to enjoy his first days of his presidency and has been getting…

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President-elect Donald Trump holds his first news conference on Wed. Jan 11. He mainly focused on his plans after inauguration, the Russians and the fake news. (Creative Commons photo)

Highlights from Trump’s News Conference

STORY BY: Sara Gerges President-elect Donald Trump held his first post-election press conference on Wed. Jan. 11 at Trump Tower. Purposed to address the how he will handle his myriad of conflicts of interests caused by his business empire while President, the conference deviated to various topics including Mexico and…

Rapper Kanye West meets with President-Elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on Dec. 13. (CNN Photo)

Kanye West Visits Trump Tower

STORY BY: Grant Baker and Ben Schnuck On December 13,  Kanye West visited Trump Tower to talk with President-Elect Donald Trump about multicultural issues among other things. This isn’t the first time that Kanye has interacted with politics. Join the Politician as we walk through Kanye’s past interactions with the political…


Opinion: How The Media Is Against Trump

STORY BY: Jake Stacks I was driving around with my Dad, and somehow the conversation got onto college majors (perhaps because he’s getting tired of my indecisiveness). After about a year writing for The Rider, I mentioned that journalism was definitely on my list. “Journalists are the lowest of the…


President-Elect: Donald Trump

STORY BY: Sara Gerges & Lexi Ellis Donald J. Trump defied the political establishment on election night by being named the 45th president-elect of the United States. The billionaire businessman and inexperienced politician overcame 16 other Republicans during the primaries and was named the Republican nominee. Facing Democrat Hillary Clinton,…


Best Politician Moments of the 2016 Election

STORY BY: Grant Baker America is picking a new president today, and although I’m thoroughly terrified, I can’t say I didn’t have a great time along the way. Here’s my favorite The Politician moments from the last year. –BRETON HAWKINS ELECTS HIMSELF FOR SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE (OCTOBER 2015) This…