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Potential power shift shakes legislature

Potential power shift shakes legislature

Hannah Boardman, Layout Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Political Opinion

Since the beginning of this year, the focus of the election has been on the presidential candidates. Although this is a very important topic, the elections for US House, US Senate and State legislature are also very important. Over the past few years there has been a focus on the national legislature, s...

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...

Hannah Harvieux gets involved with 2017 election

Hannah Harvieux gets involved with 2017 election

Hailey Buelow, Social Media Reporter
November 6, 2016
Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

With this year's election coming up, students in the school are getting just as involved as any voters out there. Every Wednesday morning in Debbie Drommerhausen's room, a student-led group called the Youth Republicans join together to get as involved as they can. A leader of the group is senior...

Hillary Clinton could expand space potential

Hillary Clinton could expand space potential

Megan Ramberg, Online Editor
November 5, 2016
Filed under Political Opinion

America has been one of the top countries in the world when it comes to sending astronomers into space and collecting information. The argument of space, with intersections of climate change has been an issue for countless years. In early 2015, former Republican candidate Ted Cruz proposed that c...

Young Republicans and Democrats hold first debate

Young Republicans and Democrats hold first debate

Olivia Weirtz, Print Editor-in-Chief
October 25, 2016
Filed under Activities, News, Showcase

There has been an increase seen in the political involvement of students, and this can be attributed largely to the emergence of the Young Democrat and Young Republican clubs last year. Created to educate members about political opinions and beliefs, these clubs have drawn interest from a vast population...

Third political party possible for next election

Third political party possible for next election

Shenyn Gale, Photographer
January 14, 2016
Filed under Political Opinion

More is always better in politics When thinking about politics, some would think of the two major parties, the Democratic and Republican party. Not many think about a third party and few know of a third party. The question still remains, should there be an official third party.  With more and more people ...

Jenner receives positive feedback following controversial announcement

Mackenzie Bottolfson, Copy Editor
May 14, 2015
Filed under Editorial

Famous Olympian Bruce Jenner has bravely declared that he is transgender, and the public, for the most part, has been responding in an appropriate, encouraging manner.  As portrayed through the media, many celebrities and friends have been reaching out to Jenner in a positive way.  Jenner, 65, annou...

Illegal immigrants should be able to obtain driver’s license

Quentin Ikuta
November 7, 2013
Filed under Political Opinion

Honking, speeding, stop and go traffic, pedestrians and never ending dangers make driving in California dangerous. Now there is a whole new group of dangerous, foreign, uninsured drivers on the road. Illegal immigrants should be able to obtain a license in the United States to correct this problem. On...

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