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Trump Pushes Unity in First State of the Union Address

Trump Pushes Unity in First State of the Union Address

Sophia Belshe, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2018

Last night, Republican President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address last night, focusing on unity and emphasizing successes from his first year as president. “Tonight, I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground and to summon the unity we need...

Making Your Voice Heard In High School

Lily Wagner, News Editor

October 30, 2017

  Sometimes, as a high school student, I feel voiceless. Not being taken seriously because of my age. Not having the right to vote on issues that will affect my future. Not having an accessible platform to bring attention to problems I want to fix. An issue I care strongly about is the status...

Growing up in the Obama Presidency

Growing up in the Obama Presidency

Addie Soyski, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

Like many high schoolers, Barack Obama has been president for most of my life. Inclusion and high environmental standards were a staple of his presidency. His terms were also marked by healthcare and Wall Street reforms, a nuclear peace agreement with Iran, and the rescuing of the auto industry. His...

The Great Debate

The Great Debate

Sophia Belshe, Ads Editor

October 7, 2015

Last Thursday’s debate between the Young Democratic Socialists of Eastern Kansas (YDS) and the Young Republicans (YR) covered an array of topics ranging from immigration to education. Each team was allowed a five person panel, three minutes to answer each question and one minute for a rebuttal. ...

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