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Five things you need to know about the government shutdown

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Lily Bartin, features writer January 25, 2019

The U.S. government has been under a partial shutdown since Saturday, Dec. 22. Yet, nearly 30 percent (83/311) of KHS students don’t know the reason for the shutdown, and only 35 percent (109/310) of...

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

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Austin Cleveland, sports writer December 11, 2018

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably...

Issues: The Midterms and why they matter

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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,...

Presidential profiles 2016

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Vivian Kutheis, web staffer October 19, 2016

    Name: Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton Birthday: Oct. 26, 1947 (age: 68) Party: Democrat Relationship Status: Married to Bill Clinton, former U.S. President Horoscope: Libra Favorite...

Young Neutrals

Young Neutrals
Mikki Philippe and Trevor Cleveland March 11, 2015

Politics are complicated. I don’t know much about them, or the platforms of the Democratic and Republican parties, but I am aware of the polarization they’ve caused in American culture. My first account...

Stop the slander

Stop the slander
Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer November 12, 2014

It finds people in their cars. It creeps onto billboards, benches and buses. It seeks out people in their mailboxes and their homes. It stalks people nearly everywhere during the months of October and...

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