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Should We End the Electoral College?

Should We End the Electoral College?

Echo Rogers, Feature Reporter

December 2, 2016

According to popular vote, Hillary should’ve won the election. In the last 240 years of American history, the Electoral College has chosen a president that did not win the popular vote only four times. Currently, a coalition of 11 states are trying to end the Electoral College in favor of jus...

Minorities on President-Elect Trump

Emily Liesch, Reporter

November 18, 2016

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...

Political Advertisements Influence 2016 Presidential Voters

Political Advertisements Influence 2016 Presidential Voters

Alex Elchev, Reporter

October 26, 2016

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

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...

First debate of election puts Clinton in front

First debate of election puts Clinton in front

Kate Sinz, Reporter

October 6, 2016

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

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

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

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

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...

Early States’ Presidential Primary Results

March 15, 2016

By: Anthony Barrett The American people obtained a clearer picture of who the Democrat and Republican presidential nominees will be last Tuesday, March 8th, 2016. On the Republican side, the states Mississippi, Idaho, Michigan, and Hawaii all held their contests. Trump won 71 delegates as well as the states of Michigan, Mississipp...

Don’t let desire for female president hijack your vote

Don’t let desire for female president hijack your vote

March 7, 2016

By: Hannah Gundermann Sexism impacts every woman and man in the United States. Hillary Clinton, a woman, is still in the running to be the next president of the United States. The United States has proven to be “ready” for a female president. According to the Huffington Post, 66% of men and ...

2016 Presidential Candidate: Hillary Clinton

2016 Presidential Candidate: Hillary Clinton

March 1, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton, born October 27, 1967, graduated from Wellesley College in 1969, then continued her education at Yale Law School in 1973. After moving to New York, Clinton was elected in 2000 as the first female senator from the state. From 2009-2013, Clinton served as...

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