The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

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The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

Protesters in the streets fighting for justice after the brutal death of George Floyd. The people suffered emotional and physical damage and are now awaiting $80M in reimbursements.
Cities in the United States pay $80 Million to Repay for the Injuries Caused in 2020 Protests
Amanda Miller, Staffer • May 26, 2023

Cities in the United States have agreed to pay more than $80 million in settlements to protesters injured by police during 2020 racial justice...

Kevin McCarthy speaks to reporters outside West Wing following debt limit discussion with President Joe Biden.the federal government may not have enough funds to pay all of its bills, which could lead to a default, causing the economy to suffer and borrow costs to rise.
Biden Meets with McCarthy to Discuss the “Tough” Debt Ceiling
Amanda Miller, Staffer • May 25, 2023

The White House negotiators and Republicans met to discuss the federal deficit, but they have different views on how to address it. Democrats...

Image of Russian politicians Alexei Navalny and Vladimir Putin. Both politicians are at tension with each other  as Putin sees Navalny’s actions over the past decade as a threat.
Russia: Poison, Prison, and Politics
Massimo Rigoli, Writer • May 23, 2023

Alexei Anatolievich Navalny, born June 4, 1976 is a Russian opposition leader, lawyer, and anti-corruption activist. People are unsure whether...

With the presidential election around the corner, who are the candidates for the democrats and republicans?
Who’s the Next President?
Kelli Jackson, Writer • May 19, 2023

With 2023 flying by, the buzz around the 2024 presidential election is heating up. Both democrats and republicans alike are casting their votes...

Many immigrants wait at the U.S. - Mexico border after the expiration of Title 42. Migrants are taking the opportunity to leave their home country and find better opportunities in the U.S.
Title 42
Nicole Nazemnikova and Carissa Vanzant-Thomas May 19, 2023

Title 42 was an emergency health authority, based on the prosperity of preventing further spread of COVID-19 throughout the U.S. and Mexico border,...

Tensions rise in Arab Nations yet diplomatic campaigns are made to undermine the conflicts. Congratulations to Syria for taking the nest step towards peace.
Saudi Arabia and Syria
Neve Walker, Politics & News Editor • May 16, 2023

After more than a decade since the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh, cut ties because of the Syrian government's brutal handling...

Two politicians with very different ideals pit against each other in Turkey. The election could greatly change the Democracy of Turkey and the war in Ukraine.
Election in Turkey
Massimo Rigoli, Writer • May 16, 2023

The current President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan, has been in charge for over 9 years since 2014. On May 14th, the election deciding who will become...

Immigrants protest against Title 42 along the U.S. southern border. The signs claim the Act discriminates agains Latin Americans.
Bidens Administration Implements New Immigration Policy: Limiting Waves of Immigrants Seeking Asylum in America
Amanda Miller, Writer • May 10, 2023

When President Joe Biden was elected in 2020, one of his campaign promises was to open up borders to immigrants seeking safety or new lives....

After posting a promotional Tiktok with Dylan Mulvaney, Bud Light faces extreme backlash from conservative customers who believe their beer shouldn’t be associated with LGBT groups. The boycott they arranged has done little to change the company’s stock price, but has created a media frenzy filled with hate and aggression.
Bud Light vs. Transphobes
Lucy Miller, Writer • May 4, 2023

Remember the purple M&M craze? Most people probably do, it took over social media and faded away from the public's mind faster than it appeared....

Attendance is schools has been rapidly increasing since the global pandemic. Specifically, studies have found that this increase in absences is shows prominently in elementary students.
Drastic Increase in School Absences
Sophie Galluccio, Writer • May 4, 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rapid increase in absences across the country. The pandemic made the world switch from regular...

Picture of Donald Trump in court over trials of indictment. This is the first time in American history a former President has ever been indicted.
Trump Indictment
Massimo Rigoli, Writer • May 3, 2023

About three weeks ago on March 31, Donald Trump was indicted on over 34 felony counts, including falsifying business records and hush money payments...

The increase in the teacher shortage has grown at a significant rate because of burnout and other factors that steer college students away from becoming a teacher in the first place. California Assemblymember, Ali Muratsuchi, “introduced a bill that would raise salaries for teachers and other school staff by 50% by 2030, the latest legislative effort to tackle a worsening shortage of educators across the state.”
Teacher Shortage
Danielle Corrao, Writer • May 3, 2023

In preschool, teachers educate their students on language, motor, and social skills to prepare them for elementary school. In elementary school,...

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