#MeToo movement rises

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

January 26, 2018

Filed under News, Politics

When the New York Times first reported rape allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on Oct. 5, 2017, many felt that a new era had begun. Then, on Oct. 15, actress Alyssa Milano wrote on Twitter, “If you’ve been ...

Why the repeal of net neutrality is a good thing

Charlie Benedict, Opinions Editor

January 26, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Politics

I do not care about net neutrality. I hope it gets overturned, and here’s why: How many hours do you think US citizens alone have given social media companies for free? Billions upon unperceivable billions. We capitulated to th...

The Time’s Up movement affects Westminster students

Drew Norman, Columnist

January 26, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Politics

Last Sunday, the Golden Globes were a sea of black. Everywhere you looked, black tuxes, black dresses, and black heels populated the red carpet, were being talked about on every news network, and were being written about on ever...

Politics of NFL kneeling controversy

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

Filed under News, Politics

It started with a simple action. To protest police brutality toward African Americans, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began sitting during the playing of the National Anthem in August of last year. On...

America heads one step closer to a left wing dystopia

Charlie Benedict, Opinion Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Politics

In late July, former Google engineer James Damore circulated “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” a contentious memo into an internal Google server, ­­­spurring left-wing fury over his alleged thought crimes. The ...

Killing DACA to MAGA? I don’t think so.

Drew Norman, Columnist

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Politics

The Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA, allows illegal immigrants brought into the United States as children a chance to apply for a renewable two-year escape from deportation and makes them elig...

How to deal with a political loss

Vicky Zhang, Guest Columnist

December 2, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Politics

Trump’s defeat of Hillary Clinton felt like a blow to my very foundation. I was not just shaken by the oversimplifying polls that claimed her victory, but had seemingly lost faith in the country. My drive to school on Wednesday...

“The Republic is Weeping”: Students react to election

Myles Hudson, Guest Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under News, Opinions, Politics

The Republic is weeping. By the time polling centers closed on November 8th, 61.4 million Americans—47.8% of voters—had cast their ballots for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Virtually every poll put Secretary...

Trump’s success sparks anxiety and new hope

By Grand Admiral, History God-Emperor, Grand Duke of Atlanta, King of Georgia, Jack Amerson I and Noah Weinstein, Guest Writers

December 2, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Politics

It appears the Westminster campus is slowly returning to normal. Though the articles published in this month’s issue of the Bi-Line may spur another wave of debate, it seems as though, for the most part, things have calmed down....

Trump wins presidential election against all odds

Phoebe Liu, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under News, Politics, Top Stories

The morning of Thursday, Nov. 9, a group of jubilant Trump supporters outside of Pressly Hall distributed stickers, waved American flags, and celebrated. Their candidate had become the President-Elect. On the other hand, less...

Election heating up

Vicky Zhang, Opinions Editor

February 26, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Politics

Morning car rides mean different things for different people. For those who don’t drive, it’s a time to catch up on sleep, eat breakfast, or finish homework. My dad has consistently been listening to NPR during our morning d...

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