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Partisanship is Destroying Voter Rights

When the Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution of the United States they outlined that they wanted to “establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity”. A touching message to be sure. To accompany …

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The DNC’s Newest Darling

On February 29th, following his win in South Carolina, former Vice President Joe Biden solidified himself as the Democratic establishment’s darling candidate for the 2020 nomination.  In the run-up to South Carolina, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) flirted with other moderate options beyond the seemingly senile Mr. Biden. They looked …

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The Founding Fathers of Politics Club

With the 2020 election right around the corner, newly legal highschool voters are becoming more politically involved so they can make the best choice possible when the time comes. Teenagers, specifically 18 year olds,  have been intrigued by the numerous political debates and campaigns going on and have found themselves …

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Is Facebook Letting Politicians Lie?

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has recently testified in front of the Senate, due to the announcement of a new, possibly  illicit, policy, that could potentially affect the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Brexit campaign.  Facebook announced it would refrain from fact-checking political speech on the site, which includes …

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Audrey Dickinson

Summer months are full of free time and opportunity.  Some students take this time to relax, while others use the extra hours to explore possible career paths and gain further knowledge. Audrey Dickinson, a junior at MC, chose the latter by participating in a two week program through UCSD centering …

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Stephen King’s The Institute

‘Twas the spookiest of nights and all through the house, not an evil being was resting-not even a mouse.  The kidnappers went down the hallways with care, taking another child and his teddy bear. The child was kept, only parents killed, because the Institute’s cages needed to be filled.   Goblins, …

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The Call for Political Civility

Republican and Democrat, white and black, male and female; for many years these opposing issues have divided our country, caused us to fight against ourselves, and changed the way we as Americans see each other. On Tuesday, August 20, Cindy McCain, the widow of U.S. senator John McCain, began her …

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CW’s Batwoman Raises Controversy

The CW recently announced that they’re adding the wealthy heiress, Batwoman, to their “Arrowverse.”  The first look trailer, released in May of 2019, has racked up six million views in three months. Though that may seem impressive, just one look at the number of dislikes will certainly dismiss such praise. …

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Green New Deal causes controversy

Cynically described as a socialist fever dream by Republicans and proclaimed by Democrats as a solution to the climate crisis, the Green New Deal (GND) has sparked yet another contentious conversation about economic and environmental reform led by the government. While each side is quick to make partisan-biased statements, either …

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