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Joe Biden: The Electability Trap

Joe Biden: The Electability Trap

Rhys Holman, Executive Website Editor

March 6, 2020

With Elizabeth Warren recently dropping out, it means that the Democratic primary for president of the United States is down to two viable candidates: Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. While Sanders has mostly focused on ideas and trying to inspire more voters, Biden’s main pitch has been a return to norm...

Marching Band Should Count as a Sport

Marching Band Should Count as a Sport

Caroline House, Reporter

March 6, 2020

As the sun beats down in the humid Iowa August, a gaggle of band kids rush for a sip of cold water after almost an hour and a half of playing and marching. This year was my first marching band season and it got me thinking, should marching band get you exempted from PE? The answer is yes.  I was s...

Ok, Bloomer- Spanish Translation

Ok, Bloomer- Spanish Translation

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Michael Bloomberg se ha infiltrado en la contienda presidencial demócrata en un viaje de energía atenta y egoísta. Sin duda, su campaña tendrá connotaciones negativas para los candidatos mucho más experimentados políticamente que se oponen a él. Él es más de 2.000 veces más rico que los c...

America’s Broken Prison System

America’s Broken Prison System

Rhys Holman, Executive Website Editor

February 28, 2020

During the Trump administration, one of the most covered issues has been immigration and specifically Trump’s immigrant detention centers. Greater insight into the horrible conditions of these camps has led to public outcry and growing calls for the system to be changed. But what is often overlooked is that detenti...

Electability and Sexism

Electability and Sexism

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Features Editor

February 26, 2020

In the 2020 presidential election cycle, American voters have seen a more diverse field of candidates than ever before. Multiple women, people of color, people from different religious backgrounds, and an LGTBQ+ person announced that they would run for the oval office. As a volunteer for the Elizabet...

It’s Not Me, it’s YOU

It’s Not Me, it’s YOU

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2020

Penn Badgley, am I right? What rom-com obsessed human being hasn’t been in love with this man since “Gossip Girl?” His typecast of a smart and good-intentioned sexy nerd that is still a human being who makes mistakes has been hard to resist for many since 2007. Nowhere is that more apparent than in h...

New Year, Old Me

New Year, Old Me

Sophia Wagner, Reporter

February 21, 2020

My number one New Year’s resolution this year was to never have another New Year’s resolution.  After years and years of resolutions—I will learn to speak fluent French! I will watch all the Marvel movies in order! I will learn a new song on the piano every day!—that either a) lose their lust...

Cracking Screens: iPhone 13 Rumors, SpaceX Plans Manned Rocket Launch and Pixel Upgrades Battery

Cracking Screens:  iPhone 13 Rumors, SpaceX Plans Manned Rocket Launch and Pixel Upgrades Battery

Noah Pavelich, Reporter

February 19, 2020

TECH NEWS Pixel Upgrades Battery Spacex Manned Rocket Launch Planned iPhone 12 and 13 Rumors...

Junior Burnout

Junior Burnout

Emme Perencevich, Opinion, copy, and infographic editor

February 14, 2020

For juniors, the future is a monstrous figure looming just over the horizon. Currently, many are facing the most difficult year of their high school careers. Transitioning into eleventh grade brings more than just heavier workloads and harder classes. Often a year filled to the brim with high-level cla...

Ok Bloomer

Ok Bloomer

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Michael Bloomberg has infiltrated the Democratic presidential race in an attention-seeking and egotistical power trip. His campaign will undoubtedly have negative connotations for the far more politically experienced candidates opposing him. He is over 2,000 times more wealthy than the top four polli...

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