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Impeachment inquiry against President Trump sparks national debate

President Trump speaks at a rally in April. Recent rallies in Minneapolis have caused controversy following the impeachment inquiry.
Austin Fierro, Online Editor November 18, 2019

The system meant to keep the country together is ironically what divides it the most: politics. Following a phone call between President Trump and President Zelensky of Ukraine, which seemed to suggest...

President intends to build a wall, a wise move

Construction of the wall in progress along the border. Only in some areas along the US/Mexican border is there a wall so far.
Cady Solberg, SNO and Social Media Editor February 15, 2019

President Donald Trump has been fighting for a border wall between the United States and Mexico since he became president back in 2016. He wants the wall to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking...

Green New Deal is vital to the country’s reputation as a respectable nation

Green New Deal is vital to the country's reputation as a respectable nation
Grace Wirkkala, Online Editor February 11, 2019

Something must be done about climate change. It is understandable to hear of worry among younger generations when reputable sources like the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) report...

Michael Wilhelmi energizes Young Democrats group

Young Democrats meet weekly on Wednesday mornings to discuss current events and political issues. Michael Wilhelmi came to speak to the Young Democrats on the morning of Oct. 10 to influence the Young Democrats to get involved and help out the Tim Walz Campaign.
Martin Kurle, Podcast Reporter November 4, 2018

With the election for governor of Minnesota right around the corner, it is important that each candidate gets all the votes he can. Michael Wilhelmi came to speak to the Young Democrats on the morning...

Politicians battle for stronger healthcare bill

Creative Commons image through by NOBama NoMas
Grant Hietpas, Camera Editor October 20, 2017

With the failure of the Graham Cassidy Bill, many are wondering what comes next in the debate surrounding government provided healthcare.  It is extremely important to understand this debate if America...

Democrats boycott inauguration, causes Trump uproar

Democrats boycott inauguration, causes Trump uproar
Anna Koenning, Social Media Reporter February 14, 2017

Inaugurations are a time when the nation should come together, accept the person elected by the people and wish him well on the four years ensuing. However, when that person was elected excluding the...

Cat Clements influences comment with political involvement

Cat Clements supporting Alan Kantrud as she goes door knocking in Stillwater on a Sunday afternoon.
Allison Heintz, Layout Editor November 10, 2016

As the final election debate comes to an end, many individual's political views and thoughts increase greatly. When thinking of a politically involved person, the image of a high school student doesn't...

Young Democrats reignite passion in politics

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor May 5, 2016

As the presidential election approaches and many students become of legal voting age, students have become more engaged and passionate than ever. Students have formed a club that they call the "Young...

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