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    Las Vegas, a West Coast Tragedy

    TKN would like apologize for the publication error. The last three lines were not included in the printed edition of Issue 2.  Americans woke up to horrific news last Monday October 2nd. Radio stations and News channels tried updating the morning audience on the ongoing story of the horrific tragedy that took place the night before – Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old man from Nevada opened fire with semi-automatic weapons on more than 20,000 concert-goers at the Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. The news creeping out of Las Vegas on Monday morning reported about 20 casualties, and a few more than 100 injured. However, as the morning progressed, the only update to News…

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    President Matos and QC student speak out about DACA decision

    President Felix Matos has never wavered in his support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the federal program usually referred to as DACA.  In 2016 he signed a statement sponsored by Pomona College in California, along with more than 700 other college and university presidents, supporting the program. He also offered to meet with national leaders to discuss the fate of the program. Initiated under former President Barack Obama,  DACA provides temporary relief for many undocumented immigrants who are under the age of 31 and were brought to this country illegally when they were minors. Instead of working off the books and being at the mercy of bosses who may…

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    Former SA chair member speaks out against organizations president

    Post the publication of The Knight News’ features on the Student Association’s newly instated vice president, Akila Wazeed, and her forced-out predecessor, Marco Sin, allegations of “fake news” and more resignations by SA chairs have ensued. To recap, when initially questioned about the process of becoming VP, Wazeed affirmed that a vote had been administered to determine whether she would take Sin’s newly-vacant position, a position he claimed was unfairly taken from him. According to the SA Constitution, “In the event of a vacancy in the office of Vice President, the Student Senate shall elect a person to serve out the remainder of the term.” As such, Wazeed’s appointment as…

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    TKN obtains potentially fabricated SA Student Senate meeting minutes

    Student Senate Meeting Minutes from June 13, 2017 can be accessed by clicking the Hyper-Link Below Following the release of the first issue of the year, The Knight News obtained student senate meeting minutes, which claimed a meeting had taken place on June 13th, 2017. The minutes included nominations for the vice presidential candidacy, Student Association executive chairs, election of student senate and agreed on stipend amounts for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.    Upon reviewing the minutes, TKN was inclined to further investigate its contents, as the alleged chairperson presiding the meeting, had been listed as Marco Sin, SA vice president elect–who had resigned from the organization on May 11th. In…

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    Learning More Than One Story

    Every topic becomes a hot topic as the issues become more personal, especially when human lives are threatened. When I read the news, all I see is destruction and blood. Hurricanes matched with poor infrastructure destroy homes, while displacing and killing residents. Mass shootings with increasingly unheard numbers of casualties and hundreds of injured persons. Stories of Black and Brown bodies killed without just cause. These tragedies become political in our current climate. They become a battle to be won, ground not to be lost against our political enemies. It feels like the left demonizes the right for placing profit and power above human rights and the right demonizes the…