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Kavanaugh Hearings

Summer Bolcerek '19

September 20, 2018

DAY ONE: Judge Brett Kavanaugh appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, September 4th. The hearing was supposed to begin at 9:30 AM, but it was delayed after the Democrats on the committee called for the hearing to be postponed. Democrats including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Amy Kl...

Federal Transgender Protections Revoked by Trump

Federal Transgender Protections Revoked by Trump

Jacob Gamez-Mendoza '18, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

President Trump tackles his first major social issue during his term. The President repealed Pres. Obama’s federal mandate protecting transgender bathroom access according to their identified gender. The administration explains that it is best to leave the decision up to the states. The Departments ...

The Light at the End of the Tunnel for Democrats

The Light at the End of the Tunnel for Democrats

Lucas Beard '18, Sports Editor

February 2, 2017

On November 8th, 2016, the Democrats suffered a heartbreaking loss in both the Presidential and Congressional elections. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the Presidential election in one of the greatest political defeats in U.S. history. As this improbable reality culminated, Democrats across th...

Breaking Down the Debate

Breaking Down the Debate

Patrick Pan '18, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

On September 26, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off against each other in the first of three presidential debates. Hosted by Lester Holt, this debate was the first time the American people got a chance to compare each candidate side by side. The debate lasted approxi...

Breaking Down the Election

Breaking Down the Election
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Patrick Pan '18, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

For many, politics may seem to only be a distant event, something everyone talks about but not important enough to be thoroughly researched. However, politics is pivotal to our lives. Our generation of students will be the ones most directly affected by the results of this coming election. Although ...

Airplane windows, ATMs, and Agitated High Schoolers

Lisa Goeller '13, Co-editor-in-chief

October 1, 2012

With each new week comes new insights and questions that we may never have thought about before. Should we be able to roll down our windows in airplanes? Are mother-son events discrimination? Is 850 calories enough for lunch?  These questions and more will be answered in this week’s edition of Stuff...

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