Trump

Trump Billboard conveys minority perspective, embodies 1st Amendment
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP If you drive down Grand Avenue and Taylor Street in Phoenix, you might have seen the President Donald Trump billboard that has caused a stir of political conversation. The artist of the Trump billboard, Karen Fiorito, is an ASU graduate who created the symbolic art that featured President Trump infront of nuclear clouds and dollar signs that resemble Nazi swastikas. The billboard has…
Media must play key role in checking Trump administration
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe depart the White House on Feb. 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP In this new era of presidential politics, it has become increasingly important for the media to keep deceit at bay and away from the public. It is the job of a journalist to report only the facts.…
Community react to early Trump executive actions
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe depart the White House on Feb. 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Members of the Brophy community reacted strongly to President Donald Trump’s early wave of executive actions. Through just over three weeks in office the president already signed 11 executive orders.  These orders ranged from travel restrictions to…
Amidst election fallout, support needed for Trump
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | President Donald Trump greets Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson. By Graham Armknecht ’18 THE ROUNDUP It’s odd to think that the United States of America elected Donald J. Trump as its 45th president.       From someone who openly supported Hillary Clinton (and wrote a column supporting her in this newspaper), I started not knowing how to feel about the results…
Trump’s election will impact the future of the Supreme Court
By Hunter Franklin ’19 The Roundup  The grueling election cycle is finally over and President Donald Trump will make an impactful decision on who will fill the empty Supreme Court Justice seat. The first order of business for the next president will be to fill a vacant seat for the U.S. Supreme Court created by the death of 79 year old conservative Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. President Barack Obama, nominated…
Hispanic students offended by Trump’s rhetoric
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | Trump Speaks at a campaign event By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP With a school diversity that closely mirrors that of Maricopa County, Hispanic students say they are offended by the divisive rhetoric of the presidential campaign. Most of this ire is pointed at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. “If I had to choose the worst of two evils, I would put some…
Trump defines election, keeps Clinton on defensive
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP According to a recent poll by The Washington Post, 56 percent of Americans view Donald Trump “strongly unfavorably,” but he could still be our next president. With the passionate, wholehearted support of a section of America obscured from mainstream society, Trump, an unorthodox presidential aspirant, has somehow muscled his way into a party who shunned his entire candidacy until it was too late. Now…
Trump has set himself up for November Defeat
By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, has set himself up for a loss in November. As much as I oppose Trump and his policies, it has been his own actions that have set him up to fail in November. Trump began his campaign in June of 2015, giving a speech that focused on illegal immigration; a speech that many found to be extremely…
Bloomberg campaign adequately represents moderate voters
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP In this country the biggest group of voters are moderate, but neither party gives them a voice. According to the Pew research center, today, 92 percent of Republicans are to the right of the median Democrat, and 94 percent of Democrats are to the left of the median Republican. However, presidential exit polls consistently show that more than 40 percent of voters say they…