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Russia Annexes the Crimea

Taylor L. Turner Political Writer  On Friday, March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin officially annexed Crimea despite President Obama’s effort to prevent the event by imposing sanctions. Beginning this past Monday, President Obama imposed financial sanctions on eleven Russian and Ukrainian officials who were responsible for “undermining the sovereignty, territorial integrity and government of Ukraine.”   The individuals sanctioned included two of President Putin’s top aides. The sanctions expanded upon Executive Order 13660, which gives the President the authority to impose sanctions on individuals who are part of the Russian government…

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Land of confusion

Gus Sevastos Editorial and Staff Writer The purpose of this writing is not to shock or anger you, not get you to vote for a particular candidate, not to start heated debates, or to call for an overthrow of our government. The purpose of this article is to get you to think about our country. Think about the things that make it strong, and think about the issues that stand in the way of it. With our present lives, it has never been easier to point out all the problems…

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