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Opinion: Trump attempts to evade legal action

Opinion: Trump attempts to evade legal action

Alexis Machoka
March 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I stand against the ban on immigration and with those that have been affected and for the action to reverse the ban. President Donald Trump signed a heartless executive order in January declaring all immigrants would be banned from a list of seven countries for 90 days and all refugees for 120 da...

Opinion: Dakota Pipeline promotes unsustainable development

Opinion: Dakota Pipeline promotes unsustainable development

Jayne Stevenson
March 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The Trump administration’s decision to further the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline only perpetuates fossil fuel use and tension with Native American tribes. According to BBC, Dakota Access is a 1,200 mile pipeline that intends to transport around 470,000 barrels of crude oil from Nor...

Park reacts to changing politics

Park reacts to changing politics

Kirby Goodman
February 13, 2017
Filed under News

When reflecting on the recent political climate, English teacher Julianne Herbert said she feels divisiveness in the school parallels the country as a whole. “I think what’s happened in the classroom is what’s happening all over the country. We are more and more polarized,” Herbert said. “...

Opinions: Protests lack clear leadership, direction

Opinions: Protests lack clear leadership, direction

Adah Koivula
February 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion Columns

The “Not My President” protests are immature and uninformed. At noon Jan. 20, 2017, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States, and no protests or hashtags are going to change that. According to the First Amendment, all Americans have the right to protest the President ...

Executive order hits home

Executive order hits home

Sam Orloff and Jayne Stevenson
February 11, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

As Freshman Zahra Mohamed thinks about her father’s trip overseas to Djibouti, she and her family worry about his ability to return. “He went back home to see his family and me and my brothers are worried if he can come back or not, so we just don’t know if he’s going to come back,” Moham...

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...

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