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The Rise of Pete Buttigieg

The Rise of Pete Buttigieg

Madison Barr

April 24, 2019

Since Donald Trump's apparent success as a "government-outsider" in his 2016 campaign, it's no wonder there are a few oddballs in the 2020 campaign roster thus far, heading into next year without having ever held a government position. Among these "oddballs" is a rising favorite, Pete Buttigieg. In...

A closer look at the State of the Union

A closer look at the State of the Union

Madison Barr

February 18, 2019

When Donald Trump gives a speech, it is way more than likely to be fact checked. So when Trump's postponed State of the Union finally happened this past Tuesday, multiple articles regarding the speech included fact checks. The State of the Union itself covered multitudinous topics including an attempt...

Strong words, short letter

Strong words, short letter

Madison Barr

January 17, 2019

Currently the United States creeps closer and closer to its fifth week in a government shutdown all thanks to President Trump's demand of $5.7 billion which would go towards funding his flimsy, nonsensical wall. In a letter written this Wednesday, Jan. 16, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, addressed...

Keeping Up With Kavanaugh

Keeping Up With Kavanaugh

Madison Barr

September 24, 2018

After Christine Blasey Ford, a Palo Alto University professor, came out to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, his confirmation proceedings- simply put- haven't gone smoothly. As of this past Sunday night, a second woman, Deborah Ramirez, has also come forward with allegations...

Michael Cohen: Trapped in the Eye of the Storm(y)

Michael Cohen: Trapped in the Eye of the Storm(y)

Madison Barr

April 23, 2018

In the era of Trump, it is hard to think of someone in his administration who has not been fired or charged with federal offenses. The most recent Trump affiliate under fire is Michael Cohen. Cohen is an attorney who works personally for Trump, but prior to his appointment, he worked as the Executive...

Chris Liddell takes on Trump’s White House, again

Chris Liddell takes on Trump’s White House, again

Madison Barr

March 22, 2018

On March 19, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly appointed Chris Liddell of New Zealand to be his Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Coordination. Liddell has previously worked as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of General Motors, Microsoft, and The International Paper company. After being awarded...

We the Students

We the Students

Madison Barr

February 23, 2018

53 lives. 53 lives have been directly and physically affected by school shootings a month and a half into the new year of 2018. 33 have been injured while 20 lie dead. Communities are shattered, hearts are broken. As per every shooting, we run through the usual schedule led by thoughts and...

Miller v. Tapper: The Great Debate

Miller v. Tapper: The Great Debate

Madison Barr

January 25, 2018

After the fallout of the explosive Stephen Miller and Jake Tapper interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Miller has been declared combative and aggressive once again. Stephen Miller was named the National Policy Director of Trump's transition team in the month of Nov. 2016 with the same team later...

Is it really ‘The Last Jedi?’

Is it really ‘The Last Jedi?’

Madison Barr

December 19, 2017

After "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiered two years ago on Dec. 18, 2015, later followed by "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," the hype has been unreal in regard to the latest installation into the "Star Wars" universe, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," directed by Rian Johnson. The film closely follows...

DeVos’ Dilemma

DeVos’ Dilemma

Madison Barr

November 8, 2017

President Trump had some pretty controversial cabinet picks, of which were first announced in 2016. On Dec. 14, Rick Perry, former governor of Texas and "Dancing with the Stars" contestant, was officially nominated by President-elect Donald Trump even though he had previously shown his open opposition...

“Twelfth Night” is a smash hit

“Twelfth Night” is a smash hit

Madison Barr

November 4, 2017

n Nov. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Huntley High School is showcasing their production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" in the Performing Arts Center. The show is a comedy, focusing in on a pair of twins, Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola, played by senior Dani Bahn, is disguised as...

‘Stronger’ Shows the Massive Impact of one Man’s Story

‘Stronger’ Shows the Massive Impact of one Man’s Story

Madison Barr

September 25, 2017

On April 15, 2013, the Boston Marathon bombing rained absolute terror on the lives of those standing at the finish line, cheering their loved ones on. The double bombings near the finish line of the marathon killed three people and injured at least 264. Jeffrey Bauman was one of the 264 and Stronger...

Madison Barr