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The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

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

Staff Editorial: Protest brings important issue to national stage

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...

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.

Sen. Bernie Sanders holds rally on eve of Super Tuesday

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...

Protestors lead chants from the stage. At the beginning of the rally, the group flooded onto the stage and didnt leave until the event was cancelled.

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar rally derailed by protestors

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...

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...

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.

Trump rally sparks protest

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...

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

Trump hopes to turn Minnesota red

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...

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

Rally at Capitol calls for gun reform

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,...

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.

New Voices of Minnesota supporters gather at Capitol

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...

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.

Youth rally advocates gun reform

Izzy Leviton and Sophie Yarosh February 26, 2018
Junior Eva Goldfarb and senior Anna duSaire speak at the State Capitol.
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