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Well, here’s why.

Dont use a common excuse; get out there and vote.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

February 10, 2020

2002 babies, this year is our time to shine. Well, as long as you’re born before Nov. 3. We are the next wave of Gen Zs turning 18, which comes with a lot of privileges — you’re able to sue someone, get married and get a piercing, all without having to convince your mom. The most exciting one, how...

Midterm election results

Midterm election results

Izzy Colón, technical web editor

November 12, 2018

In the months leading up to the midterm elections, public enthusiasm soared. On Nov. 6, voter turnout hit a 50 year height. TKC compiled results from these highly-anticipated elections. Senate Race: Josh Hawley (Republican)- 51 percent  Claire McCaskill (Democrat)- 45 percent House of Representa...

The PolitiCall: Election day

The PolitiCall: Election day

Thomas Birmingham and Izzy Colón

November 10, 2018

With Tuesday, Nov. 6th came the most closely watched day of 2018's political calendar: the midterm elections. On the PolitiCall's second episode, Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham find out what it's like to attend at a voting watch party, as well as speak to two seniors, Liam Stros and Claire Cowan,...

Issues: The Midterms and why they matter

art by Thora Pearson

Charlotte Heinrich and Thomas Birmingham

October 27, 2018

“This is the most important election in history.” According to Lucas Ravenscraft, AP United States Government and Politics teacher, this is one of those phrases that tends to get thrown around a lot, yet is hardly ever true. Why? Because according to Ravenscraft, to say that one election is more important than all the others diminishes the value of elections as a whole. Because every election is important, he said. On Nov...

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