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John Kelly finally resigns as White House Chief of Staff

Kelly worked as the Secretary of Homeland Security for half a year.  He was appointed Chief of Staff within his last few days of Secretary of Homeland Security.
Michael O'Gorman, Business Editor January 18, 2019

Former Chief of Staff John Kelly was supposed to bring stability to the White House when he replaced Reince Priebus as the White House Chief of Staff. Kelly has resigned and is leaving Mick Mulvaney to...

Citizens should have respectful response to George H.W. Bush’s death

There are places and mourners to go to for a person to grieve in their own way. These places and monuments are created for the public to honor the ones who have passed to carry on their legacy.
Emma Stansbury, Distrubtion Reporter December 3, 2018

A person grieves and responds to death in different ways, but is there a correct way to respond to the death of a prominent figure? George H.W. Bush died on Nov. 30, 2018, and served the United States...

February marks beginning of Black History Month

Alternative copy story by Hannah Sween
Hannah Sween, Layout Editor February 14, 2018

February is Black History Month, a celebration of the achievements of African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. Each year there is a theme associated with the month, this year’s theme...

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school
Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter November 7, 2016

According to the American Association of Colleges and Universities, by their 50's, students who majored in a liberal arts degree earn about $2,000 more than students who majored in professional degrees....

Hillary Clinton could expand space potential

Infographic by Megan Ramberg
Megan Ramberg, Online Editor November 5, 2016

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...

When there is ‘justice for all,’ students will stand for Pledge

ACP 2 students start sitting down as the Pledge ends
Abby Banks, Layout Editor October 14, 2016

All around the country, students are refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Many schools and teachers have forced students to stand anyway, which is not only unconstitutional, but illegal....

U.S. should safely admit Syrian refugees

U.S. should safely admit Syrian refugees
Max Korth, SNO Sports and Social Media Editor October 10, 2016

  The refugees from Syria, after the fall of the Syrian government, have been scattered worldwide looking for countries to settle in. The common concern around the world is that some members...

Appointing new Justice falls to Obama

Appointing new Justice falls to Obama
Tessa Rosa, Online Editor-In-Chief April 7, 2016

The power to appoint a new Supreme Court Justice lies with the President. A power given to them by the Constitution, it is one of the most important rulings that a president will make. Rulings by...

Federal government avoids education problems

Nick Carlson, Field Reporter January 30, 2016

It is clear that throughout America’s history, education has been important to the future of society as Ben Franklin, a Founding Father, suggests, “Genius without education is like silver in the mine.”...

Presidential candidates show opinions towards Planned Parenthood

Presidential candidates show opinions towards Planned Parenthood
Cassie Hansen, Photographer January 30, 2016

  As shootings become overly common in society, divisive political issues only add fuel to fire. The Planned Parenthood shooting on Nov. 27 showed the extremes of defining issues in current...

Obama needs tougher gun laws

Obama needs tougher gun laws
Brian Jaap, Layout Editor November 18, 2015

The spectrum is extremely wide when it comes to the control of firearms. For centuries, people have had differing views on whether a person's firearms should be controlled by the people or if the...

Strong democratic presidential candidate: Hillary Clinton

Strong democratic presidential candidate: Hillary Clinton
Hannah Crawford, Online Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2015

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...

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