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Madison Barr

Madison Barr, opinion editor

Madison Barr is the opinion editor of The Voice and huntleyvoice.com; this is her third year on staff. In her free time, Madison likes to read and listen to anything remotely political and constantly has Twitter notifications on for her favorite journalist, Jake Tapper.

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The Rise of Pete Buttigieg

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...

Huntleys early lead seals Crystal Lake Souths defeat

Huntley’s early lead seals Crystal Lake South’s defeat

April 21, 2019

Dark gray clouds covered the sky in a seemingly winter-like state; the crowd bundled up in winter jackets and huddling underneath blankets. On Thursday,...

A closer look at the State of the Union

A closer look at the State of the Union

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...

The Prodigy is just another movie about a scary kid

“The Prodigy” is just another movie about a scary kid

February 10, 2019

Another scary kid movie just hit theaters this past Thursday, Feb. 7 and "The Prodigy" tells the spooky story of an 8-year-old Miles. Fans of Netflix's...

Strong words, short letter

Strong words, short letter

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...

Manafort the Miscreant

Manafort the Miscreant

November 28, 2018

Former Trump campaign henchman Paul Manafort is most well-known for his August 2017 criminal charges. Five counts of tax fraud, two of bank fraud, one...

Miller v. Tapper: The Great Debate

Miller v. Tapper: The Great Debate

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...

Liar Liar Steve Mnuchins on Fire

Liar Liar Steve Mnuchin’s on Fire

December 6, 2017

With Donald Trump's tax plan attempting to make its way through Congress, the attention now falls on Steve Mnuchin. Steve Mnuchin became the United...

DeVos Dilemma

DeVos’ Dilemma

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...

Feste, played by senior Anna Skala, singing to the crowd on Illyria Beach (photo courtesy of M. Barr).

“Twelfth Night” is a smash hit

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...

Trump’s Beloved Paper Towels

October 10, 2017

During his visit to Puerto Rico on October 3, President Donald Trump visited with survivors of Hurricane Maria and helped distribute supplies to the...

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

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...

Huntley High School girls competed in their second meet of the season Tuesday evening (M. Barr).

Girls track and field hosts the second meet of the season

March 10, 2017

On Tuesday, March 7, Huntley High School hosted its second track meet for the girls track and field team. The meet included many different events from...

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The Pretty Okay Wall

February 21, 2017

he Great Wall" has definitely been the center of controversy regarding whitewashing due to the casting of Matt Damon as the starring role in a film largely...

The Class of 2021 is Greeted with a Warm Welcome

The Class of 2021 is Greeted with a Warm Welcome

January 26, 2017

The eighth Grade Course Information Night is being held in the Huntley High School Performing Arts Center on Jan. 24, 25, and 26 at 6:30 p.m. Crowds...

Choir room decorated for One Acts (M. Barr).

One Acts Tugs on the Heartstrings

December 19, 2016

On Dec. 8, 9, and 10, Huntley High School showcased One Acts in the choir room. The One Acts were a set of seven mini shows, each tackling different...

25th Putnam County Spelling Bee is a Comical Masterpiece

25th Putnam County Spelling Bee is a Comical Masterpiece

November 12, 2016

Nov. 10, 11, and 12, Huntley High School is showcasing their musical production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" in the Performing Arts...

Juniors face off with the freshman in a class-on-class volleyball match (M. Barr).

Kicking the weekend off with the Pep Rally

October 5, 2016

On Friday, Sept. 30, Huntley High School kicked off their Homecoming weekend with their annual pep rally held in the east gym. Students filed into the...

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