Articles by Emily Warner

Emily Warner is a freshman English major with a minor in Communication. Born and raised in Greenwood, South Carolina, Emily loves having the opportunity to call Charleston her new home and is excited to see where this part of her journey will take her. Emily is an active member of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta, where she has made lifelong friends and has enjoyed participating in several philanthropic opportunities and countless fun experiences. Emily loves to go on adventures here in Charleston, exploring this beautiful city and making the most out of what it has to offer. She also loves traveling, and hopes to study abroad in the near future. A lover of all things English and literature, Emily’s dream is to become a journalist or writer, where she can immerse herself in doing what she loves.


NASA discovers seven new planets, three within habitable zone

39 light years away inside the Aquarius constellation, at least seven planets orbit an ultra-cool dwarf star star 12 times less massive than our sun. Only slightly larger than Jupiter, the star was discovered by the Spitzer telescope and the TRAPPIST observatory. According to Rebecca Brinch, a sophomore double major in physics and astrophysics, scientists…


Hundreds protest President Trump’s Boeing visit

On Feb. 17, President Trump visited one of Boeing’s newest facilities in North Charleston where the company unveiled a new version of the 787 Dreamliner. The president congratulated Boeing employees, calling the new airplane “beautiful,” and even stating how much he loves South Carolina. President Trump stressed the importance of manufacturing products in the U.S….


Henry McMaster named South Carolina’s 117th governor

On Jan. 24, former Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster succeeded Nikki Haley, becoming South Carolina’s 117th governor. His succession came as a result of former Governor Haley’s confirmation as the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations. McMaster is not new to the political sphere – he has worked as a legislative assistant to Republican U.S….


Former South Carolina Governor Haley becomes U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

On Tuesday, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations. During the hearing, Haley announced her official position on the all-important issue of Russia, as she declared the Russians to be guilty of war crimes in Syria. In the hearing, Haley stated “Russia is trying…


The potential presidential cabinet

Although president-elect Donald Trump’s political experience is hardly extensive, there’s no denying that his unorthodox approach has brought him success. In January he will be sworn in as the oldest president ever, and the second born in New York City. And while his policies have caused an uproar, perhaps his most controversial action yet has been his executive Cabinet…


#notmypresident sweeps country in weekend of protests

Early Wednesday morning, many people became anxious as they saw the televised map of America slowly taken over by red, one swing state after another flipping for Trump. Students chewed their nails and downed their drinks. So many voters, we would later find out, cast a ballot for the candidate they believed to be the “lesser of two…


Controversy over jury, video in Michael Slager trial

The murder trial of Michael Slager, the ex-North Charleston police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, began Thursday morning amid ongoing national concern over police brutality. In the first weeks, controversy has already arisen. A jury of 11 white people and one black man was selected to decide the fate of…


In-fighting tears apart the GOP

  The phrase “October surprise” came about during the 1972 presidential election. The term describes a shocking maneuver made by one party to discredit the other, late in the campaign. Sex scandals, secret deals and the like usually deliberately take place in October, because they have a greater influence over voters’ ultimate decisions. In other words, October…

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