State of the Union

By Ian Van Orden / February 12, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address. Though originally postponed due to the government shutdown that occurred during the end of December and much of January, the address was eventually scheduled after the government was temporarily reopened on Jan. 25. Much of the beginning of the speech…

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Quick to report, quick to mislead

By Ian Van Orden / January 29, 2019

Over the last two weeks, two stories have highlighted an issue that has cropped up in modern journalism. The stories, one a BuzzFeed report regarding President Trump and the other a standoff between high schoolers and a Native American activist, were both found to be false or misrepresented soon after their initial coverage. The stories…

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Political perspectives: DACA

By Clackamas Print / January 24, 2018

This is the first installment of a political column that will present contrasting political views of both liberal and conservative views to shed light on both side’s opinions. One of the major hot topic issues this year has been immigration. It was one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent issues during his election campaign, and…

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