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Social media: a machine transcending politics

By Hannah Kim Editor-in-Chief Since 1980, statistics have indicated that U.S. presidential candidates with the most campaign funds win the general election. However, in 2016, Republican nominee Donald Trump broke this pattern after securing a presidential victory despite raising 957.6 million dollars in comparison to his opponent’s 1.4 billion. What helped Donald Trump clinch the 2016 U.S. Presidential race? A

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Social media reignites Black Lives Matter Movement after death of George Floyd

By Hannah Kim Staff Writer On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an African American citizen, died after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pinned him down by the neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Video footage of the event released on social media sparked protests globally over claims of police brutality and racial injustice towards African American people.  The large

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