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Alumnus McDonough encourages students to become involved

Alumnus McDonough encourages students to become involved

Abby Banks, Layout Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under People, Showcase

Denis McDonough, former President Obama's Chief of Staff, visited Stillwater Area High School during periods two and three on March 15. As the uncle of one of the students at SAHS, and an alumni himself, he came to encourage students to become involved in the political process. McDonough graduate...

A lot can be taken from attending presidential candidate rallies

A lot can be taken from attending presidential candidate rallies

Tiana Meador, Editor-In-Chief
November 8, 2016
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Political Opinion, Showcase

"We are going to bring our great jobs back to America. We are going to change Washington, and get rid of the corruption that Crooked Hillary has permeated throughout our government," the infamous voice rang out across six measly speakers as the remaining crowd fought to get up to the door where D...

Strong democratic presidential candidate: Hillary Clinton

Strong democratic presidential candidate: Hillary Clinton

Hannah Crawford, Online Editor-in-Chief
May 15, 2015
Filed under Political Opinion

At this time eight years ago, the entire country was in an uproar about the possibility of the first black President of the United States.  Citizens were either very supportive of the change or very against it.  Currently, the fact that Hillary Clinton has announced her intentions to run as a d...

High numbers of Republican presidential candidates

High numbers of Republican presidential candidates

Kyle Alvarez, Advertising Editor
April 15, 2015
Filed under Political Opinion

President Obama was elected for president in November of 2008 and has spent his seven years in presidency pushing for change and advocating civil rights for immigrants. Leaving him at the end of his last term in office, leaving us in the running for a new presidential candidate in November, 2016....

Michelle Obama stepping outside her boundaries

Michelle Obama stepping outside her boundaries

Sara Klein
May 7, 2014
Filed under Political Opinion

Being a first lady comes with its set of duties. Usually that consists of choosing a public issue and advocating for it. The current first lady has been breaking that mold and taking it a little too far. Michelle Obama took a recent trip to China. Mrs. Obama turned what was supposed to be a spring...

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