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Recent Trump investigation raises many questions

Creative Commons imagPresident Donald Trump denies involvement with Russia during his 2016 presidential campaign. He strongly urges Mueller to make the investigation findings public and looks forward to seeing the report.

AnnaMarie Born, Business Editor

March 29, 2019

Ever since the 2016 election, there have been allegations against Trump that he had communications with Russia. There have been several investigations, however, Mueller started up the biggest investigation yet. He had been looking into the efforts of Russia during the campaign. The investigation is...

Shelly Christensen wins Minnesota House of Representatives seat by narrow margin

New House of Representative for District 39B, Shelly Christensen. Christensen was elected in November and is excited to put her campaign platforms into action.

Matt Moore, Podcast Reporter

December 7, 2018

Every vote counts. Voters hear that time and time again during the election seasons. Shelly Christensen, the new House of Representative for District 39B, knows this first hand. She defeated Republican Kathy Lohmer by 137 votes in the general election this past November. “I’m not sure if you are aware ...

Recent boycotts have powerful impact

Recent boycotts have powerful impact

Lydia Stannard, Social Media Reporter

March 31, 2017

Since the Election in Nov. and the Inauguration in Jan., many people have been organizing protests in response as ways to express their outrage. Protests have ranged from full on marches to boycotting apps such as uber. Company protests have been growing in size and organizations such as #grabyourwallet have been putting Trump-related companies...

Hannah Harvieux gets involved with 2017 election

Seniors Hannah Harvieux and Ellie Smith join the rest of the Youth Republicans to watch and discuss the presidential debate at Harvieux's house in the evening of Oct. 9.

Hailey Buelow, Social Media Reporter

November 6, 2016

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...

Dangerous precedent set by government officials

Infographic by Tiana Meador

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 controversy among the laws is the idea of photo identification requirements, however a gov...

Lack of poll accuracy skews predictions for presidency

Lack of poll accuracy skews predictions for presidency

Carl Bohacek, Video Editor

September 25, 2016

Clinton has got a huge lead! Trump rebounds! The race tightens! In this election the polls seem to change their mind once a week, but in the long run, these large, corporate media sponsored polls aren't accurate.  It's not because Fox News favors Trump, or CNN favors Clinton, it's because all of these polls are gone about in the...

Trump’s poor policy worse than Clinton’s unlikability

Trump's poor policy worse than Clinton's unlikability

Adam Johnson, Buisness Editor

September 25, 2016

With the elections coming up, Trump and Clinton are neck and neck.  With Trump's poor policy and debate skills, it will be Clinton's election to lose. Just after labor day, crucial polls were released by CNN showing Trump with 45 percent, barely edging out over Clinton, who received just 43 percent.  These number...

Need for change in presidential candidates

Need for change in presidential candidates

Justin Hannasch, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2015

  Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton, Ben Carson and even Kanye West? What does this billionaire, former First Lady, neurosurgeon and rapper have in common? They are all running, or wanting to run for President of the United States. With President Obama's last term coming to a close, many seniors and som...

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