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Protesting with your wallet: Does it work?

Protesting with your wallet: Does it work?

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

Throughout history, economics and protesting have gone hand and hand: during the Revolutionary War the patriots boycotted British-made goods. In the midst of the civil rights movement along with marches and sit-ins, there were boycotts of segregated public transportation, but is boycotting effective or even easy? Effective? Maybe. Easy? No. I...

Two movements, one city

Two movements, one city

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Best of SNO, Features, Showcase, Spring 2017

The day of the presidential inauguration, my Trump-supporting uncle texted my mother. For two years, the presidential campaign has divided our family and nation.   4:38 AM: “Time to make America Great Again.” 4:38 AM: “What time is your speech?” 4:39 AM: “11:45. I’m introducing him.” 4:3...

Welcome to the Oval Office, President Trump

Welcome to the Oval Office, President Trump

by Bridget Murphy, Editor
December 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

All aboard the Trump Train. It is coming in at full speed and the final destination is the White House on January 20, 2017. After months of social media battles, jaw-dropping live debates and scandals, the fight is finally over. On November 8, 2016,  all Americans over the age of 18 were given the...

Why the Electoral College needs to go

Why the Electoral College needs to go

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This is not just Democratic sour grapes. After every modern election, there is a general cry  for the Electoral College to be dissolved. While I'm not asking for a complete overhaul of the Electoral College, I just want the states to divvy up the electoral votes based on the proportion of the popular...

Disappointed, recovering, inspired: 5 ways to deal with the election results

Disappointed, recovering, inspired: 5 ways to deal with the election results

by Beau Cameron, Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On November 8th, Donald Trump won the majority of electoral college votes for President of the United States. For many people of color, Muslims, women, the LGBTQA+ community, and 57 million Americans, this loss was a crushing blow. However, the unwelcome vote doesn't have to define or destroy us, the "lose...

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

by Savannah Sitler, Emily Sherwood, Reporters
November 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The past 18 months of anger and partisanship has taken a huge toll on the United States. Everyone has taken sides, constantly arguing and proving themselves to each other. November has been dreaded since the election process began. Now we look forward to another national November event. Thanksgivin...

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

by Cassie Harris, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

"You have to be knowledgeable to vote to vote. Knowledge is power." On Monday, November 7th students of all grades voted for who they want to become the next President of the United States. Voting took place during all lunch shifts, and all students are able to participate, regardless of their age. ...

Students vote for their next president in a mock election: Photo of the Day 11/7/2016

Students vote for their next president in a mock election: Photo of the Day 11/7/2016

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Students had the chance to vote for the presidential candidate of their choice as a part of the mock election that took place during all lunch shifts on November 7, 2016. In the cafeteria, a polling booth was set up where all students were welcome to select their choice of president from the four...

Primary voting 2016: Voters head to the polls: Photo of the day 4/26/2016

Primary voting 2016:  Voters head to the polls: Photo of the day 4/26/2016

by Grant Kastel, Reporter
April 26, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day

At Green Valley Elementary and in polling places throughout Maryland, people were voting for their party's nominees. Stuart Harvey, Election Director in Frederick County has been working at his job since 2002.  He explained that this is the first year the polling places were using a mix of paper...

Top 10 of 2015: Worst political blunders from the top presidential front-runners

Top 10 of 2015: Worst political blunders from the top presidential front-runners

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter
January 1, 2016
Filed under Holiday 2015

In 2015 we've heard a lot about next year's election. With the primaries for both parties coming up next year, many family members will be strongly asserting their opinion this holiday season. I've compiled a list of the worst things the front-runners have said, so you can quickly rebut your Cruz-loving-uncle...

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