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The Electoral College

Quinn Deasy '18, Staff Writer

December 24, 2016


Filed under Current Events

What is it? The Electoral College is one of the most important components of American democracy, but very few people understand what exactly it is. All in all, this complicated process is what decides who the next President of the United States is. How? It starts with the selection of electors, then t...

A Teacher’s Views on the Election: Mrs. Fratto

Bridget Deasy '18, Staff Writer

December 24, 2016


Filed under Current Events

In a brief interview with Honors World History II and AP US History teacher Mrs. Fratto, we discussed the outcome of and overall views on the recent Presidential election, without a biased view for either candidate. Bridget: How interested are you in the recent presidential election and politics ov...

Hillary Clinton Wins the Popular Vote by 2 Million

Violet Wright '20, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Although the tallies of the election were posted that night, it takes weeks to actually count the votes. Clinton has so far been in the lead, with more than two million votes and counting. However, although Hillary Clinton won the favor of the people, Donald Trump had 290 electoral votes, versus Cli...

The Presidential Election 2016: More Than Just a Trending Twitter Topic

Ray Parente '20, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Current Events

You’ve probably seen it on your social media timelines, or as the punchline of a joke on SNL. But the 2016 Presidential election, despite all the memes, is not a joke. As high school students, we are reaching the age to vote. Some of us may even be voting for the first time this November. And wi...

What Exactly is the Alt-Right?

Greta Parr '18, News Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Summary of Republican Candidates

Emma Hoover '17, Staff Writer

January 10, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The race for the Republican nomination for president has been more colorful this election season than in years past. With an ex-CEO, a business mogul, and a neurosurgeon as contenders for the nomination, along with typical career politicians such as Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, how could one not be int...

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