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Recent Trump investigation raises many questions

Recent Trump investigation raises many questions

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...

President intends to build a wall, a wise move

President intends to build a wall, a wise move

Cady Solberg, SNO and Social Media Editor

February 16, 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 in the United States. The president is trying to do what he believes is the best although as a citiz...

John Kelly finally resigns as White House Chief of Staff

John Kelly finally resigns as White House Chief of Staff

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 deal with his mess. Kelly was known for his hard stance on immigration policies. He was a stron...

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

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

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 from 1942-1945. Many people including Donald and Melania Trump, Obama, and Al Gore, along with various n...

‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama, a memoir written by a woman America does not yet deserve

‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama, a memoir written by a woman America does not yet deserve

Emma Kostroski-Polucha, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018

Some people look up to the President, some people look up to a different idol, but some people look up to the First Lady, one of the most important women’s roles in the United States. When that First Lady writes a book and people swarm to the bookshelves to buy it, the bestseller creates a unique com...

Presidential requirements should stay

Presidential requirements should stay

Malaina Fragnito, Playlist Reporter

February 22, 2018

Alternative Copy Story by Malaina Fragnito Over the years the requirements to become President have come under scrutiny, but students believe that the requirements should remain the same. "Yes, I agree with the requirements because you have to be a mature age and it's more about what the people want th...

Jeff Flake criticizes Trump’s media attacks

Jeff Flake criticizes Trump’s media attacks

Ellie Faeth, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2018

Alternative Copy Story by Ellie Faeth Senator Jeff Flake made a speech regarding the attack the President Donald Trump has made on fake news....

Alumnus McDonough encourages students to become involved

Alumnus McDonough encourages students to become involved

Abby Banks, Layout Editor

March 20, 2017

Denis McDonough, former President Obama's Chief of Staff, visited Stillwater Area High School during periods two and three on March 15. As the uncle of one of the students at SAHS, and an alumni himself, he came to encourage students to become involved in the political process. McDonough graduate...

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

"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...

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 against it.  Currently, the fact that Hillary Clinton has announced her intentions to run as a d...

High numbers of Republican presidential candidates

High numbers of Republican presidential candidates

Kyle Alvarez, Advertising Editor

April 15, 2015

President Obama was elected for president in November of 2008 and has spent his seven years in presidency pushing for change and advocating civil rights for immigrants. Leaving him at the end of his last term in office, leaving us in the running for a new presidential candidate in November, 2016....

Michelle Obama stepping outside her boundaries

Michelle Obama stepping outside her boundaries

Sara Klein

May 7, 2014

Being a first lady comes with its set of duties. Usually that consists of choosing a public issue and advocating for it. The current first lady has been breaking that mold and taking it a little too far. Michelle Obama took a recent trip to China. Mrs. Obama turned what was supposed to be a spring...

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