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Minorities on President-Elect Trump

Emily Liesch, Reporter

November 18, 2016


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After a tumultuous race for the presidency, Trump has come out on top only to find a nation immensely divided. Election Day 2016 brought 130 million (about 57%) of eligible American voters to the polls, according to Business Insider. CNN reported that the voter turnout this year was the lowest since 1996. Of those 130 million, 88% of African-American voters and 65% of Hispanic voters supported D...

Hillary Clinton: Teenage Edition

Hillary Clinton: Teenage Edition

Jenny Kim, Managing Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Politics

Before the media, before the reputation, who was she? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in the attention of American citizens for quite some time. Long before the email investigations, Clinton was just a high school girl ready to take on the world. However, she was not an ordinary case. Cli...

Trump TV?

Haley Daniels, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Politics

A new tactic used by Donald Trump has some questioning his presidential ability. That tactic is what many are calling Trump TV. As of now, it isn’t much of TV; it is only an iPad videotaping a couple of his supporters, streamed on Facebook Live. Reported by CNN (Cable News Network), Trump is “pa...

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


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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...

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