The Southern Border

Illustration By: @bellabynum and Jane Keenan

Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.

– George W. Bush

In the 2016 elections, future president Donald Trump said that when he became president he would have a strong and strict southern border. One of his main campaign promises was that he would build a wall and Mexico was going to pay for it. Or to be more specific, write a check to the US. However, we have gone through the longest partial government shutdown in the history of the United States of America to get the wall. Trump has even declared the immigration crisis a national emergency. Some people are supporting Trump on this, while some are wondering, what else can we do about this situation.

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Philadelphia Public School Crisis

Public schools in Philadelphia are going through a serious budget crisis. The government is cutting back on funding for schools and as a result, schools are eliminating jobs and programs. The schools are being forced to fire teachers and staff members to save money. The school district predicts more than $300 million dollars in deficits. Continue reading Philadelphia Public School Crisis