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Barriers broken in midterm election

Barriers broken in midterm election

Maddie Schutte

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives, along with several other Democratic victories across the country, gave platforms to minorities silenced by the 2016 presidential election. It wasn’t until 1870 that the 15th amendment was passed allowing African American men to vote, follo...

Mock election provides outlet for student voice

Mock election provides outlet for student voice

Dani Orloff

October 25, 2018


Filed under News

Unable to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, freshman Anna Hillstrom said she believes the mock election Oct. 16 provided students with an opportunity to learn about the importance of elections.    “I thought it was good. I mean, I think that it’s good to get people ready for the election,...

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...

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