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Democrats Win House in Biggest Voter Turnout in Midterm Election

Kate Clark, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Politics

The Democratic party took control of the House of Representatives with the biggest voter turnout for the midterm election on November 6, 2018. The New York Times has estimated that 114 million votes were cast in the 2018 elections, which is approximately 30 million more compared to the 2014 elections. ...

Editorial: Millennial? Gen X? Casting a Ballot in November is vital

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Editorial

Another election season is now upon us. On November 6, millions of Americans will head to the polls to cast their ballots in races that will decide both national and state congressmen. You should, too. Voters in Derry Township will cast their votes in five different races. These include the US Se...

How one woman’s death lead to Ireland’s abortion rights campaign

How one woman’s death lead to Ireland’s abortion rights campaign

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under World

On May 25, Ireland overwhelmingly voted to repeal their eighth amendment, lifting a long-standing ban on abortion. However, it took the death of one woman to kickstart the campaign for abortion rights in this predominantly Catholic country. In 2012, Savita Halappanavar, 31, died from septicemia...

General election unaffected by voter fraud

General election unaffected by voter fraud

Camille Heck, Copy Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Politics

On November 8, 2016, the American people voted for their future. Many, it seems, were not satisfied with the decision made by the people. Donald J. Trump, the Republican candidate, clinched the election, winning 290 electoral college votes. However, people are questioning if this outcome was jus...

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