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Staff Editorial: Protest brings important issue to national stage

A protestor leads a chant through a megaphone during Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's rally at St. Louis Park High School March 1. Klobuchar announced she would be suspending her campaign March 2.

March 4, 2020

At the beginning of Sen. Amy Klobuchar rally March 1, a group of protesters took to the stage with the goal of spreading awareness of Klobuchar’s involvement in the imprisonment of Myon Burrell. Although all citizens have an inalienable right to the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and...

Sen. Bernie Sanders holds rally on eve of Super Tuesday

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to the crowd at his rally March 2 at the St. Paul RiverCentre. Minnesota, along with 13 other states, will be voting on Super Tuesday March 3.

Talia Lissauer

March 3, 2020

Hours after Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar dropped out of the presidential race March 2, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders held a rally at St. Paul Rivercentre in St. Paul in hopes of winning Minnesota on Super Tuesday March 3.  “It looks like St. Paul is ready for a political revolution,” Sanders said...

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar rally derailed by protestors

Protestors lead chants from the stage. At the beginning of the rally, the group flooded onto the stage and didn't leave until the event was cancelled.

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill

March 1, 2020

This story was updated 1 p.m. March 2.  The day after Sen. Amy Klobuchar was set to speak at Park, she suspended her presidential bid March 2.  Expecting to attend a peaceful Amy Klobuchar rally at her own high school, junior Zoe Frank  said she was unsure how to feel when the rally was canceled. Sev...

Trump rally and protest prompt waves of mixed emotions

Trump rally and protest prompt waves of mixed emotions

Marta Hill

November 6, 2019

The hate I felt directed toward me while trying to enter the Trump rally for Echo coverage is incomparable. The hate directed at me was based on nothing more than the fact that I was standing in a line with Trump supporters. I wish that level of hate on no one. The Trump rally Oct. 12 drew massive...

Trump rally sparks protest

A protester waves a “love trumps hate” flag and holds a sign that reads, “Psst! MN Nice doesn’t cover: racism” at the anti-Trump protest Oct. 10 in front of Target Center.

Ben Sanford and Tobias Khabie

October 12, 2019

A number of Park students joined masses of protesters outside of Target Center, where President Donald Trump was holding a rally. Senior Yoni Potter hoped to share his objections against Trump by attending the anti-Trump protest outside the venue. “I wanted to spread the message that I don’t...

Trump hopes to turn Minnesota red

Two Trump supporters get interviewed prior to entering Trumps campaign in Minneapolis starting at 7 p.m Oct. 10.

Talia Lissauer

October 11, 2019

Speaking to over 25,000 Minnesotans at a rally on Oct. 10 at Target Center in Minneapolis, President Donald Trump began his speech by telling the crowd that in 2020 he will turn Minnesota red. “For the next 13 months we are going to fight with all of our heart and soul and we are going to win the gr...

Rally at Capitol calls for gun reform

Students from various schools hold posters advocating for gun control. Students walked out of school to protest the cause April 20.

Sofia Seewald and Isabel Kjaer

April 23, 2018

According to freshman Talia Lissauer, working to improve issues you deem important is vital to getting problems fixed. “My mom has always said, ‘if you find something that you don’t think is right, then you should do something about it. Don’t just sit back and watch it happen’,” Lissauer sa...

New Voices of Minnesota supporters gather at Capitol

Senior Lukas Levin and other supporters of the New Voices of Minnesota create signs advocating for the protection of student journalist voices. Students worked on the signs before entering the Senate Chamber March 19.

Nicole Sanford

March 25, 2018

Looking to combat journalistic censorship, senior Annabella Strathman said she was surprised to see the receptiveness of state senators to the newly proposed New Voices bill. “I didn’t totally know what to expect because I had known that the New Voices Act had faced some different kinds of re...

Youth rally advocates gun reform

Junior Eva Goldfarb speaks at the Protect Minnesota rally regarding recent school shootings and gun violence in our country, Feb. 22. Goldfarb spoke alongside senior Anna DuSaire at Thursdays rally.

Izzy Leviton and Sophie Yarosh

February 26, 2018

Junior Eva Goldfarb and senior Anna duSaire speak at the State Capitol.

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