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Texas Primary

Texas Primary

Sarah W, Acting Editor-In-Chief

February 23, 2018


Filed under News

Today, Friday, February 23rd is the Texas Primary. The ballet has over 80 races, including Governor, US Senator, Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor and many more. The ballot for US Senator includes candidates like Ted Cruz, former Republican Presidential Candidate, and current Texas US Senator...

2018 State of the Union Address

2018 State of the Union Address

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Tuesday night, President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address and touched on the government's accomplishments in healthcare, immigration and the economy. Several Democrats remained standing when the president entered the House Chamber and booed him during his stance on immigration,...

Salvadorians Forced to Go Home

Salvadorians Forced to Go Home

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Since his presidential inauguration in January 2017, Donald Trump has carried through with multiple goals that he addressed in his campaign. He has already attempted to revoke Obamacare and has initiated the removal of approximately 206,000 illegal immigrants. One of his administration's most recent acti...

The Polarization of Politics

The Polarization of Politics

LeahT, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Here's my problem with politics: I simultaneously find them interesting and annoying. I love hearing different sides of a story- different opinions and perspectives- it's what runs the world. Because if everyone thought the same then how interesting would the world be? It makes us realize that not everyone...

A Wall Rising

A Wall Rising

BenG, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

After much debate over whether or not he will truly go through with his campaign promise, newly-inaugurated president Donald Trump moves forward with an executive order, signed Wednesday, January 25, to begin construction and payment of the famed border wall running along the southern United States border...

Eight More Days of Speculation

Eight More Days of Speculation

MatthewR, Social Media Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under News

­ As of January 12th we are eight days from Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. Two nights ago President Obama gave his farewell address and last night Donald Trump held a press conference where he addressed the nation about the state of his agenda and the minds...

Trump’s Controversial Cabinet

Trump’s Controversial Cabinet

KaeT, Staff Reporter

January 6, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Now that it’s January, President Obama’s term is drawing to a close as the former members get ready to leave. On January 20th, Donald Trump will officially become the United State’s 45th president. As the day draws nearer, Trump has already picked his selections for the cabinet that will accompany...

Green Across the World

Green Across the World

ColinH, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under In The World, News

The Green Party is a small party of activists that has near no political power in the United States, but across the world, Green Parties have real political power. In countries such as Sweden, Austria, Germany and Australia the Green Party holds real power in their national parliaments. The green move...

The Presidential Debate

The Presidential Debate

BennettR, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under In The World, News

The 2016 Presidential race is known to be one of the most unorthodox races in years past. The tides have changed recently with both candidates popularity growing closer. According to the FiveThirtyEight 2016 Election Forecast, Hillary Clinton has a popular vote of 46.3% and an electoral vote of 273.0....

The Land of the Free

The Land of the Free

BenG, Staff Member

August 31, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Ah, America. The good ol' U.S. of A. The red, white, and blue. The land of the free and the home of the brave... or is it? Some think Colin Kaepernick disagrees, as the America-hating, national anthem-despising sub par quarterback he is. Or is he? In case I am spouting off nonsense to you, Colin Kaepernick...

Election Database Hacked

Election Database Hacked

AbbyM, Staff reporter

August 30, 2016


Filed under In The World, News

The 10-year-old database for the Illinois Board of Elections holds records of up to 15 million people. On Tuesday, August 30th, hackers have gained access, allowing them to see voter’s birthdays, names, sex, addresses, and the last four digits of social security numbers. According to CNN's Ken Menzel,...

What I learned about Donald Trump in six hours

What I learned about Donald Trump in six hours

BiilyS, Online Editor

June 19, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I attended the Donald J. Trump rally in The Woodlands, Texas and I realized a few things about the man who very well might be the next President. This is what I thought about He will say anything to get your vote. I understand that this can be said about many if not all politicians, but I don't think...

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