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Students take charge in Student-Sponsored Candidate Forum

Students take charge in Student-Sponsored Candidate Forum

By Carly Anderson, Parkway West High School

November 7, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

With nearly three months of planning behind them, students involved in organizing and executing the Parkway Student-Sponsored Candidate forum have put together a meeting for Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Parkway Central High School theatre. “This is a student-sponsored forum, so we want the focus to be...

Trump Rallies Houstonians

Trump Rallies Houstonians

By Tim Cohrs, Klein Oak High School

November 7, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

Despite his continued controversy, President Donald J. Trump visited the Toyota Center in downtown Houston to voice his support for the Texas Republican senatorial candidate Ted Cruz on Oct. 22. People came from all over the community, state and nation for this rally to back both politicians. Many peop...

Will SCCC students vote in midterms?

Will SCCC students vote in midterms?

By Michelle Mattich, Seward County Community College

November 7, 2018


Filed under College Reporting, Midterm Elections

Young voters are not expected to cast their ballots en masse in the November midterm elections. Seward County Community College voters seem to be no different than the predictions. More than 30 percent of students surveyed on campus said they did not intend to vote on Nov. 6. The reasons for not vo...

Electing Gillum benefits all Floridians

Electing Gillum benefits all Floridians

By Isabella Ank, H.B. Plant High School

November 6, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

Midterm elections are right around the corner, and soon Florida will have a new governor. Among the two candidates competing for this position, mayor Andrew Gillum of Tallahassee is most qualified for the role.   Recently, I attended the Women for Gillum rally which took place Oct. 22 at Waterworks Park. I had done some research...

The Ballot Questions Explained

The Ballot Questions Explained

By Emily Burke, Holbrook Middle High School

November 6, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

The three Massachusetts Ballot Questions for 2018 are causing some controversy as they involve many serious issues that affect a wide spectrum of citizens. The questions have a variety of topics such as nursing in hospitals, the rights of citizens and corporations, and the discrimination of transgend...

School Board candidates speak at SDA

School Board candidates speak at SDA

By Aiden Fullwood, San Dieguito Academy

November 6, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

During a forum last Thursday, SDUHSD school board candidates Amy Flicker, Melisse Mossy, and Rhea Stewart agreed on the necessity to emphasize proper sexual education among students, ensure school safety, and solve district budget issues. The event was hosted by San Dieguito Academy’s school newspaper,...

Senate Candidate Beto O’Rourke Talks Politics with CPHS News

Senate Candidate Beto O’Rourke Talks Politics with CPHS News

By Deana Trautz, Cedar Park High School

November 2, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections, Showcase

As it hit halftime, former senior and executive producer of the Wolfcast, Jessica Mick, looked up from the sidelines to see a score of 7-27 at last year’s mid-October game against Georgetown. The team was off to a rough start, and the crowd, along with Mick’s camera crew showed it. Suddenly she got ...

Democrats Hope to Pass New Policies After the Midterms

Democrats Hope to Pass New Policies After the Midterms

By Liam Lee, Woodside High School

November 1, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

Congressional Democrats hope to retake Congress in the 2018 midterms, aiming to strengthen voting rights, pass gun legislation, end family separation, and protect Mueller’s investigation. According to many pollsters and election prediction databases, Democrats are likely to win control of the House...

A one-on-one take with Democrats top five candidates

A one-on-one take with Democrats top five candidates

By Jessica May, Carly Kramer, Alan Vargas, and Hannah Lee

October 30, 2018


Filed under College Reporting, Midterm Elections

On the evening of Aug. 9, five Democratic candidates came together at Jacksonville University to talk about policies and what makes them unique in order to poll as the majority candidate in the upcoming primary election. Kristian Thomas, a broadcast journalism senior at Florida A&M University, w...

Midterm elections 2018: Who’s running and how is EHS responding?

Midterm elections 2018: Who’s running and how is EHS responding?

By Leo Hickey, Edina High School

October 30, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

Two years ago, with the 2016 presidential election fast approaching, all talk was of politics. Students expressed their political opinions freely, and debate about presidential politics was common. However, with the 2018 midterms fast approaching, the political atmosphere lacks the debates that 2016 ele...

Former Congresswoman Discusses Civic Engagement, Importance of Informed Citizenry

Former Congresswoman Discusses Civic Engagement, Importance of Informed Citizenry

By Elenna Mach, Rockville High School

October 26, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

It’s not every day that students have the opportunity to meet a person who has the power to determine whether products in the U.S. are safe for consumers. Students had this opportunity when former New York congresswoman and current chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) came...

Q&A with Stacey Abrams, gubernatorial candidate

Q&A with Stacey Abrams, gubernatorial candidate

By Charlotte Spears, Henry. W. Grady High School

October 26, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

The Southerner posed several questions to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on her plans as Georgia governor to address issues relevant to Grady students. The candidate addressed the need to keep schools safe, the importance of protecting the environment and her plans for improving publ...

Democrats Seek to Flip CA-39

Democrats Seek to Flip CA-39

By Amanda Chung, Yorba Linda High School

October 24, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

The midterm election is nearing, and since Representative Ed Royce is not seeking reelection, California District 39, the district Yorba Linda is in, is electing a new member into office on November 6, 2018. Gil Cisneros is the democratic nominee, and his team has answered a few questions to give more in...

Democratic candidate answers student questions at ‘Town Hall Forum’

Democratic candidate answers student questions at ‘Town Hall Forum’

By Haley Medeiros, Prosper High School

October 23, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

U.S. House 3rd District Democratic Candidate Lorie Burch answered students’ questions and told the Oct. 3 "Town Hall Forum" audience one of her goals included earning their trust. Government students researched both Burch and Republican Candidate Van Taylor, who could not attend, prior to the fo...

Online petition seeks removal of senator from Baldwin hall of fame

Online petition seeks removal of senator from Baldwin hall of fame

By Fiona Selden, Astrid Senko, and Mason Hurley

October 23, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

Senior Julia Gaetano has started an online petition to remove Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch from Baldwin’s Distinguished Highlander Alumni Hall of Fame, but administration has no plans to do so. Gaetano said she was compelled to start the petition after seeing a viral video in which Hatch responded to a ...

City Council Candidates Weigh in on the Housing Crisis

City Council Candidates Weigh in on the Housing Crisis

By Emma Chiu, Woodside High School

October 23, 2018


Filed under Midterm Elections

Campaign signs are popping up as seven candidates begin their battle for three seats on the City Council of Redwood City; following the November 6 midterm elections, the new council members would help shape the city’s future growth. The city council, headed by Mayor Ian Bain, is Redwood City’s ...

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