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Bar graph showing the average age of political candidates from 2015 through 2022.

Age restrictions needed for older political candidates

Paige Van Duyne, Broadcast Editor June 1, 2023

The debate on whether there should be a maximum age for political candidates has strong arguments on both sides. Old age often impacts political views, priorities, memory and more. The battle stands mainly...

Healthcare: right, not privilege

Healthcare: right, not privilege

Anna Koenning, Social Media Reporter May 4, 2017

Healthcare is here to take care of the American people, that is, unless the people are old, sick, female, or of a low-income household. That is the way President Donald Trump recently unveiled his...

Trump supporters outraged about feeling like minorities

Trump supporters outraged about feeling like minorities

Craig Sanislow, Layout Editor November 29, 2016

In the wake of the nastiest presidential election the nation has ever seen, a social civil war has broken out. It's being fought in the streets, in the halls, and on the internet. Interestingly,...

Infographic by Tiana Meador

Dangerous precedent set by government officials

Tiana Meador, Editor-In-Chief November 3, 2016

The infamous race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is coming to a close, and with that, the laws behind accurate voting representation has brought heat among many political leaders. A highlighted...

Information Graphic by Jonathan Rustad

Complete socialism, danger to the United States

Jonathan Rustad, Copy Editor February 25, 2016

Socialism.  An economic system that some fear, but others accept with open arms.  It has come up frequently in presidential debates and conversations alike.  With the 2016 Presidential Election...

Infographic by Tessa Rosa

Defund Planned Parenthood, defund humanity

Tessa Rosa, Online Editor- January 9, 2016

The battle continues; in the 60's women fought for the right to have abortions at will and to be provided with good health care, now, decades later the same issue is still at hand. This battle has...

Bernie Sanders is a popular candidate for students at Stillwater. Often times, Sanders tweets and speeches appear on students Twitter accounts, due to his popularity at Stillwater. Students have become more informed about Sanders views and ideal changes to be made if he is elected president in the 2016 election. At Stillwater, students carry or wear Sanders merchandise to advertise him as a possible candidate.

Bernie Sanders influences young adult’s political views

Lillyanne Strom, Social Media Editor December 5, 2015

  Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of the Democratic party seems to appeal to a large number of students based on social media posts. With social, economic, immigration, and education...

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