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Dissenting Views Arouse Conversation after Petition
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Dissenting Views Arouse Conversation after Petition

Students and alumni voiced their concerns about the participation of Former Governor Mike Huckabee at John Brown University’s chapel service. The group signed an online petition and will participate in a peaceful demonstration in attempts to raise awareness and start a conversation about their concerns regarding Huckabee’s civil Christian leadership. […]

Americans protest after Trump’s inauguration
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Americans protest after Trump’s inauguration

Protestors at the presidential inauguration held up signs reading “Trump is not my president,” and “dump Trump” in protest of Donald Trump becoming the 45th president of the United States.  The city of Washington experienced many violent acts of protest during the inauguration. The New York Post reported that two […]

Senate begins to approve Trump’s cabinet
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Senate begins to approve Trump’s cabinet

The senate approved three of Trump’s 22 choices for his cabinet. The senate’s confirmations will be slow and painful over the next few weeks. The President of the United States has always chosen the members of his own cabinet, but they are subject to Senate confirmation. To date, John Kelly, […]

GOP leaders to repeal Affordable Care Act
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GOP leaders to repeal Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, the controversial healthcare reform law commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” will be replaced by President Trump in the coming weeks. After  the 2016 election, in which Republican Donald Trump won the presidency and the Republican party took  the majority of the house and the senate, repealing […]

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World leaders wish best for new president

Leaders and officials around the world were both shocked and hopeful after Donald Trump surged to victory over Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election last month, according to Time. Many leaders offered their congratulations, hopes for a bright future and well-wishes to the President-elect. Chinese President Xi Jinping said, […]

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What Trump plans for his first 100 days

President-elect Donald Trump has recently unveiled his plans for his first 100 days in office. The first 100 days are significant as they set the tone of the incoming president’s goals for his term and goals for the nation. In the first 100 days, Trump has plans for proposals that […]

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Trump decides on cabinet members

President-elect Donald Trump has been nominating people to be a part of his cabinet, which will start setting the tone for his presidency and the values of his administration. Trump chose Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus to be his new chief of staff and Steven Bannon, the current Trump campaign […]

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Arkansas legalizes marijuana for medicinal use

Issues 6 and 7 on the Arkansas state ballot are causing controversy after this election. The issues, which deal with medicinal marijuanaand its legalization, are controversial topics in Arkansas, with the latter, issue 7, stripped rom the ballot not twelve days before the election. Veronica McClane organized a protest outside […]

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Midnight Musings: announced with Trump-et sounds

In the midst of Modern America’s most historic presidential election cycle, it has become clear that whether we like it or not, we must now prepare for a Donald J. Trump presidency. Our staff here at the Threefold has been discussing the possibilities of the election for months. Among receiving […]

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President-elect Trump against Trans-Pacific Partnership

A century ago, nations sent ship in a dangerous crawl across the ocean to facilitate international trade. Today nations around the pacific rim have developed and implemented the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement that includes the US, Japan, Australia, and other developed countries in Asia, Central America, and Mexico.   […]