Tag Archive | "election"

Student poll workers assist community

Natasha Dardashti multimedia editor Though the majority of high schoolers are unable to participate directly in the election process through voting, a few juniors and seniors made an impact on the community in their own way through volunteer work. With the implementation of the poll worker program, students were able to reach out to their […]

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Trump election sparks opposing protests

Priscilla Hopper staff writer Students gathered during nutrition on Nov. 15, 2016, to voice their opinions on President-elect Donald Trump. Juniors Nicholas Pupiec and Christine Kim explain their reasoning behind participating in the rally.

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Hosting a tremendous election viewing party

Jason Harward, graphics editor Note: this piece is satirical and meant to be taken as such. Some things in life are certain. Black Friday sales will begin in the middle of June. There will be a typo in a Highlights newspaper. And Wolf Blitzer will grace the screen during CNN’s election night coverage. While this […]

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Candidates’ campaigns for 2016 judge seats

In this spotlight you will find an opinion article about the importance of participation in municipal elections, a chart explaining the goals and background of each of the candidates running for judge seats, a poll info graphic illuminating students’ opinions on the election, question and answers with your state assembly District 50 candidates, and a […]

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Q&As with state assembly seat candidates

In this spotlight you will find an opinion article about the importance of participation in municipal elections, a chart explaining the goals and background of each of the candidates running for judge seats, a poll info graphic illuminating students’ opinions on the election, question and answers with your state assembly District 50 candidates, and a […]

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Students heads to D.C. for 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Ben Shofet, Business Manager Highlights: Can you tell me how you first got involved in the trip? Dan Moroaica: The trip itself is put an organization called Worldstrides and I’ve worked with them for a couple of years. We tried to organize a trip to the east coast two years ago, but we didn’t have enough […]

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A Guide to the Iowa Caucus

Nirav Desai staff writer Though the upcoming Iowa Caucus has dominated the American political limelight for the past few weeks, the quadrennial process may still remain confusing for many around the country. This article hopes to assist those who fall into this category in understanding this exciting moment in the ongoing election season. Has anything […]

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Politicians battle for presidential candidacy

Sydney Tran, staff writer With candidates ranging from politically-established Hillary Clinton to former Comedy Central roastee Donald Trump to socialist Senator Bernie Sanders, the 2016 presidential primaries are highly anticipated. For those of you interested in politics or who will be able to vote in 2016, here’s my take on the leading poll candidates: Republicans […]

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