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It’s Time to Pardon Edward Snowden

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Politics

The time has come to bring him home. 3 years ago, National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden shocked American citizens by exposing them to the daunting breaches of our privacy being committed by the government. Since then he has been living in exile in Russia. In 2013, Snowden leake...

Political Advertisements Influence 2016 Presidential Voters

Political Advertisements Influence 2016 Presidential Voters

Alex Elchev, Reporter

October 26, 2016


Filed under Politics

Campaign advertisements have been a constant component of American politics since the beginning of the United States, and this year is no exception. The 2016 presidential race has been one of the most heated and intense elections in United States history. Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton have run a combined 133 ...

Debate Number 2: Clinton vs Trump

Kate Sinz, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Politics

The second presidential debate of the election was conducted on Sunday, October 9th at Washington University in St. Louis. It was moderated by CNN's Anderson Cooper and ABC News' Martha Raddatz. The candidates covered many topics and Hillary Clinton, Democratic nominee, went first. Both were aske...

South Korea Scandal Shocks Many

South Korea Scandal Shocks Many

Irene Ciocirlan, Reporter

October 7, 2016


Filed under Politics

One personal relationship could take down a president. On November 1, 2016, a political scandal erupted in South Korea. The scandal involved an advisor, nicknamed the “Spiritual Puppetmaster”, helping the South Korean president with issues ranging from wardrobe to major economic policies. This adv...

First debate of election puts Clinton in front

First debate of election puts Clinton in front

Kate Sinz, Reporter

October 6, 2016


Filed under Politics

September 26th, 2016, marked the first day of the debates between presidentia l candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Moderated by Lester Holt, there were a total of six segments that the debate was broken up into. The first two segments focused on “America’s Direction.” The follow...

Trump struggles in first debate; Clinton comes prepared

Trump struggles in first debate; Clinton comes prepared

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

October 4, 2016


Filed under Politics

One debate won’t settle everything, but one candidate was a clear winner of the first debate. When the dust settled on 90 minutes of spirited debate, nearly all of the political pundits, experts and news outlets said that Secretary Hillary Clinton had bested businessman Donald Trump.   TV networks...

Superdelegates in Presidential Race Bolster Clinton

Alex Elchev, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under Politics

These people’s votes count, not ours.   Superdelegates have been an integral part of presidential primaries on both sides of the aisle since their inception during the 1984 election. These party officials aren’t elected but rather chosen by the party itself. Superdelegates comprised 15% of the...

Third Party Candidates’ Effects on Election

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Politics

Contrary to popular opinion, there are more options for President this election than Secretary of State and former first lady Hillary Clinton and billionaire real estate tycoon Donald Trump. There are plenty of third parties in the United States, and three with over 75,000 registered members: The ...

HHS Student Opinions on Trump Revealed

HHS Student Opinions on Trump Revealed

Sofia Suri, Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Politics

Ambition, ego, money, and power- all words one newspaper believes one man can have. The book Trump Revealed was published on August 23rd, 2016. It was written by over 2 dozen writers from the Washington Post who crammed the book with court records, financial data, lawsuits, and Donald Trump's great...

Trump vs. Clinton Behavior in Spotlight

Trump vs. Clinton Behavior in Spotlight

Kate Sinz, Reporter

September 21, 2016


Filed under Politics

With the finish line right around the corner, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are battling to the very end. However, their weapon of choice isn’t exactly what some people are happy with. With the month of November close in sight, the top two candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are no...

White Supremacists and Nationalists Endorse Presidential Candidate

White Supremacists and Nationalists Endorse Presidential Candidate

Abby Shapiro, Feature Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Politics

Donald Trump has been known for bringing radical ideologies to the forefront, yet his slew of endorsement has defied even the lowest expectations.   David Duke, a former leader of the Klu Klux Klan and current Senate candidate in Louisiana, has endorsed Donald Trump for President. However, he is no...

The Broadcaster asks: What are your questions for the presidential debates?

The Broadcaster asks: What are your questions for the presidential debates?

Robert Sterner, Broadcaster advisor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Politics

The Broadcaster would like to know what questions you would like the moderators to ask during the three presidential debates between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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