By Arturo Brooks |Staff Writer| President Donald J. Trump and former President Barack H. Obama carried out a peaceful transfer of power, which was witnessed by not only America but the entire world during the Inaugural Address on Jan. 20. Throughout Trump’s speech many things were said. Trump mentioned how Americans must come together, how we bleed the same blood, how color doesn’t matter and that we are all patriots. “This is your day. This is your celebration,” stated Trump. Trump even mentioned how he is going to rebuild our infrastructure using his two simple plans. “Buy American and Hire American,” said Trump, simply. In his plan to make America great again, Trump … [Read more...] about Trump’s First Week as President
By Rachel Rundengan |Opinions Editor| May 19, 2016 A magical cure for depression The psychedelic ingredient in magic mushrooms could help treat people with severe depression, according to The Guardian. The chemical known as psilocybin can turn down parts of the brain that are overactive in severely depressive patients. To determine if psilocybin could be used as a treatment to help patients, scientists were given £550,000 ($803,330) by the Medical Research Council to begin a three-year project to test the drug on people with depression, according to The Guardian. May 20, 2016 Home Depot in the hot seat A Home Depot worker was banned from wearing an “America was never … [Read more...] about CC Briefs
By Estefania Torres |Staff Writer| America is known to be the jungle of all things fast food; the metropolis of sodas, cheeseburgers and french fries. Although most people deny eating these greasy meals, there is no denying that most of us become weak when it comes to consuming unhealthy fast food. We all know the feeling when you are in a rush to get somewhere and you are starving; you see your favorite fast food joint sign, and you feel like you have been saved. Saved is the last thing you are when eating unhealthy meals because ultimately, you are what you eat. Eating unhealthy food eventually starts to really take a toll on your body, inside and out. Not only does the … [Read more...] about You Are What You Eat
By Dawnielle Floyd |Staff Writer| Nominees for Best Original Song, Sam Smith, The Weeknd, and Lady Gaga had amazing performances at the 88th Oscar Academy Awards on Feb. 28. Reciting his first Academy Award nomination "Writing on The Wall," from the film "Spectre" Smith took home the Oscar for best original song. Smith's piece was simple but classic with a black tuxedo and bow tie, he stood center stage as the the audience listened in admiration. The Weeknd turned heads with the performance of his hit song "Earned It." The stage was lit up with street lamps and chandeliers as an aerialist floated above his head and lithe dancers circled around the stage—The Weeknd brought a shade … [Read more...] about Highlights of Oscar Performances
By Sesha Sravani Chengalvala |Coyote Contributor| International students come to the US, the land of opportunity, seeking education. Ever wondered how it would have felt to fly to a foreign land all of a sudden? Let me share my whole experience with you, right from my little thought of pursuing a masters in the US to my experiences till date. Well, the road was not full of roses. Right from my childhood I knew that I had to study well and earn good grades. This is because my family has a good academic background, both my mom and dad are post-graduates. My parents are ever encouraging. Two of my uncles work in reputed companies and I have always been inspired by them. And also, … [Read more...] about Sesha’s Story
By Lauren Pratt |Staff Writer| Two hundred and sixty one of 435 representatives took to action Friday, Oct. 9, in attempt to lift a 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. The has not yet reached the Senate for approval, but in the case that it does, President Barack Obama has stated he will veto the bill. “The country needs to focus more on alternate energy (wind, solar, water),” according to the Washington Street Journal. The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 was a bill Congress passed used to stifle the harsh impact of future oil embargos (an official ban on trade) by foreign oil producing countries. The bill was enacted due to the aftermath of the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo that … [Read more...] about Reps. fight for oil ban appeal
By Emmanuel Gutierrez |Features Editor| As an escape from digital chat rooms and flaming, cyber-space forums, two pens dangled before a massive cloth inscribed with "America is" in crimson paint, offering students a platform to express their national sentiments for others to see. As of writing, the Coyote Chronicle is unaware of the club, class, or persons responsible for hanging up the interactive mural. Regardless of that information, Coyotes have willingly participated in what may be a social experiment to gauge and analyse the responses or behaviours of participants. "It's interesting. People from different races, backgrounds, and creeds have different things to say. It's not … [Read more...] about America is . . .
By Jorge Campos |Staff Writer| Nearly 50 percent of America expects gaps in state budgets as a result of recent the lean U.S. economic activity. An analysis of statehouse finance around the country shows that at least 22 states project shortfalls for the coming fiscal year, according to the Associated Press. The shortage recalls the depression era anxiety about reducing the tax revenue and deep cuts to education, social services and other government-funded programs. Other states have been hurt by a steep decline in oil prices or have seen their efforts to promote growth through tax cuts fail to work as anticipated, according to The Huffington Post. The result would separate … [Read more...] about Despite progress, some states underwater
By Kassandra Garcia |Staff Writer| “Illegal” immigration has been the defining characteristic since before our country began. So I cannot help but cringe whenever I hear anti-immigration protesters use “stop illegal alien invasion” and “make America, American again” as a means to get their point across. In my opinion, this type of abrasive language contributes to the animosity towards immigrants which allows these individuals to be dehumanized. On top of that, it makes me question the logic behind anti-immigration supporters. Have they forgotten that this country was established by immigrants and not once were they referred to as alien or … [Read more...] about Immigrants shouldn’t be deemed “illegal”
By Pauline Fontanaud |Staff Writer| “All men are created equal” with the right to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” This statement from the Declaration of Independence created the roots of the American Dream. But this concept was really made popular by James Truslow Adams in his book “Epic of America,” published in 1931. “That dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement,” stated Adams. But what is today’s definition of the American Dream according to students? “I define the American Dream as a dream that can be possible only if one applies themselves. It just … [Read more...] about Is the American Dream dead?