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Trump decision causes more commotion

October 6, 2020

Recently, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice, died at the age of 87. With this untimely death...

In many states, politicians are fearful of voter fraud with the use of mail-in ballots.

Mail-in voting raises security concerns

September 18, 2020

With the most polarized election in United States history less than two months away, it is in the country’s...

Young democrats Beto O'Rourke (Texas) and Andrew Gillium (Florida) both are thinking of a 2020 presidential bid.

Are Democrats in tune with younger voters?

February 4, 2019

After a historic loss in the 2016 election, Democrats have turned their focus to the 2020 election in...

The collision of sports and politics

The collision of sports and politics

October 4, 2017

In recent history, we have seen that two worlds that clearly don’t go together, have collided and have...

American Horror Story

Politics’ place in entertainment

September 28, 2017

The latest installment of American Horror Story, subtitled Cult, has created quite the stir in the e...

In the end, both sides look all too familiar (Photo edited by Joe Reiter)

Politics is more complicated than you think

May 5, 2017

People of opposite political views, specifically conservative and liberal, have been ideologically polarized...

Suggested electives

Suggested electives

March 3, 2017

Elder High School has a huge list of electives to choose from.  From Music Theory to Sculpture; Photography...

Gergen's current events

Gergen’s current events

March 1, 2017

Let's be honest, going through the same routine of typing/writing notes, then taking a test can become...

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts as he speaks at the 2015 FreedomFest in Las Vegas, Nevada July 11, 2015.

Do we really want Trump representing America?

March 4, 2016

If you watched the Republican debate this past Thursday night, you probably weren't surprised by some...

Baton could be the next big thing in the world of apps. Photoshop by Jacob Geiser '16

Pass the Baton

March 3, 2016

Everyone knows about Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, and Vine. However, most people forget that there are...

The truth behind Republican gun policies

The truth behind Republican gun policies

January 7, 2016

As the Republican presidential race heats up there is one issue that keeps resurfacing: the second amendment. The...

Ted Cruz slandered yet again

Ted Cruz slandered yet again

January 7, 2016

Republican Candidate Ted Cruz is the son of an American mother and a Cuban father. Mr. Cruz was born...

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