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Senate impeachment managers make the case against former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment trial in February. Though acquitted for inciting a riot, Trump is the only U.S. president to be impeached twice.

Trump acquitted during second impeachment

Kaitlyn Wenzel, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

In early February 2021, the second impeachment trial for former-President Donald Trump was held in the Senate, he was acquitted of high crimes and misdemeanors.  The trial lasted five days and the...

Compared to the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests during the summer of 2020,  the Capitol riots resulted in far fewer arrests, reaffirming to the American public that a racial divide still exists in the country.

Editorial: The Capitol riots made America’s divisions clear

Editorial Board January 15, 2021

A Black Lives Matter supporter watches the horrors of the Capitol riots from their phone last Wednesday. As Trump-supporting extremists burst in, they destroy government property, and take pictures joking...

President Donald Trump has been impeached for a second time for inciting insurrection, but its hard to ignore all of the other offenses that should have removed him from office far earlier.

Editorial: Trump deserves second impeachment

Editorial Board January 14, 2021

With less than one week remaining of Donald Trump’s presidency, the nation is divided yet again. In the wake of the riots that took place at the nation's Capitol on January 6, Trump has been impeached...

Pro-Trump rioters break into Capitol Hill, destroying and looting the property during the Electoral College Certification Wednesday, January 6.

Pro-Trump extremists break into Capitol Hill

Becky Arendarczyk, Artistic Director January 7, 2021

A large pro-Trump mob pushed their way into the United States Capitol on Wednesday, stopping the Electoral College certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and putting the building into a...

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