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Women running in a man’s presidential race, more challenging

Women running in a man’s presidential race, more challenging

Rosie Nichols, Layout Editor

February 12, 2019

Since the beginning of politics, it has been a man's world. No women allowed to stand up for their opinion, express their concerns or revolt against oppression. The exclusive presence of men in the White House used to wash away the hope for women in search of a career in politics. Excitingly enoug...

‘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...

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...

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...

Money should go to K-12, not colleges

Money should go to K-12, not colleges

Sabrina Storms, Video Managing Editor

February 13, 2015

During Obama’s latest State of the Union Address he brought up his own “GI Bill” that includes free community college for two year associate degrees. He claimed that it would help middle class families, saying that it’s “middle class economics.” Making community college free is a generally...

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