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False news sources create lack of trust

False news sources create lack of trust

Alec Pittman
January 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion Columns

Starting off as a simple conversation about the recent political happenings around the country these past three months, a well-intended discussion often leads to an angry argument. Throughout the presidential campaign, both candidates used news sources and media to attack the other. The candidates made o...

One student’s experience voting for the first time

Nathaniel Sturzl
December 1, 2016
Filed under Features Columns

There's a lot of responsibility that comes with voting. This wasn't lost on me as I walked into the voting center of my precinct for the first time.      The day was finally here, the day that would decide what the next four years might look like. I'd done everything I could do to prepare and...

Volunteers engage in voting process

Volunteers engage in voting process

Atticus Raasch, Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Although he can not vote, senior Dotan Appelbaum feels pride in doing what he can to help in the upcoming presidential election. “I think it’s a really great experience to be involved in civic life,” Appelbaum said. “I can’t vote so this is one way I can actually be a part of the electi...

Mock Election results

Raphy Gendler and Jayne Stevenson
October 27, 2016
Filed under News

Park students participated in a Mock Election Oct. 24, where they voted for President of the United States, U.S. representative, State representative and a Constitutional amendment. Results of three of the elections are below. In the Presidential election, 699 students voted for Hillary Clinton and...

What to know about the vice-presidential debate

What to know about the vice-presidential debate

Raphy Gendler and Jayne Stevenson
September 29, 2016
Filed under News

Stay tuned as vice-presidential candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence continue the series of debates during the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump began the debates Sept. 26, and their second debate is scheduled for Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis. Kaine and Pence w...

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