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Voting judging allows involvement

Voting judging allows involvement

Yonah Davis

December 2, 2018


Filed under Features Columns

Following the news cycle over the past few months, I have become increasingly frustrated with the direction of our country. I was excited to learn about the opportunity to become a voting judge during the midterm elections, which permitted me to be involved in the democratic process, despite not being able to vote. Prior to election day, I at...

Political dialogue packs a punch

Political dialogue packs a punch

Talia Lissauer, Evie Nelson, and Maddie Schutte

November 2, 2018


Filed under In-Depth

Liberal and conservative conversations often result in a losing match for both sides, according to junior Alyscia Thomas. As midterm elections approach she said pressures are high among her peers.

Opinion: Ilhan Omar, a luke-warm candidate

Opinion: Ilhan Omar, a luke-warm candidate

Gabriel Kaplan

August 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion Columns, Showcase

State Representative Ilhan Omar will be able to serve the 5th Congressional District using a national voice unlike that of any recent 5th District representative, but her past comments on Israel are concerning. Following Omar’s Democratic Primary win on August 14, the candidate is on track to beco...

Student Council elects new officers

Student Council elects new officers

Hadeal Rizeq

April 18, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

Recently, new Student Council officers were picked for the 2018-2019 school year. Members of the council also received information about running for next year’s student body positions According to Student Council President Sophie Yarosh, the method of choosing the new officers involved each of the c...

Stars unprepared for Presidential role

Stars unprepared for Presidential role

Samantha Klepfer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of Donald Trump’s political success, a slew of celebrities have announced their bid to run for President. Some of these announcements may be jokes, but some seem to be shaping into slightly more serious claims. It's time they get shut down, once and for all. The problem is not in those who begin their ...

Citizenship process proves extensive

Citizenship process proves extensive

D'aviyan Robinson and Sumaya Mohamed

April 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

According to assistant to the attorney at Ostrom and Peterson LLC Rosie Guzman, acquiring citizenship can be done in a variety of ways. “You have to be a cardholder first to become a citizen,” Guzman said. “(Also), you can become a citizen based on marriage to a citizen, where you can file af...

Student Council elects new officers

Student Council elects new officers

Jayne Stevenson

April 21, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

Junior Doreen Moranga said she feels proud to be elected Student Council secretary after serving only one year on the Council. “I was proud of myself for making it,” Morgana said. “It’s a big deal, because Student Council is one of the top organizations or clubs and it really does run a lot of...

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