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What does Secretary DeVos mean?

What does Secretary DeVos mean?

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor

February 6, 2017


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UPDATE: Feb. 7, the Senate confirmed Devos' nomination. The 50-50 tie was broken by Vice President Mike Pence. As a prominent choice for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos went viral during her confirmation hearing as she told Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut (a staunch advocate for gun restri...

Blog: The intricacies of Israel

Blog: The intricacies of Israel

Adi Mayer, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2017


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Hello, my name is Adi Mayer. I am a sophomore at the high school, and if there is one thing I have noticed about this school, it is that there is a lot of the same opinion being heard. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but it does not leave a lot of space for other opinions. Different people have...

Gag Reflex

Gag Reflex

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor

January 29, 2017


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President Trump signed an order that banned immigrants  from seven Middle Eastern countries on Jan. 27. The speed at which people were affected by the executive order was halting and sickeningly rapid. American citizens who were in the air when the order was signed suddenly were denied access into the cou...

Trump’s first 100 days

Trump’s first 100 days

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor

January 23, 2017


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It is an unprecedented time in America. On June 16, 2015, a businessman known for his explosive personality, lavish hotel chains and fascinating helmet of hair now stands on Capitol Hill as the figurehead and leader of our country. Donald J. Trump is accompanied by a “cabinet of horrors,” a ...

Give us your advice column questions!

Sara Hogenboom, Longform Managing Editor

September 16, 2016


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Comment below with advice column questions. Longform managing editor Sara Hogenboom will answer your questions in a monthly blog entitled "Sara's Unqualified". She will do her best. Identify yourself or remain anonymous. Personal questions or ones about school are fair game.

February Noroscope

February Noroscope

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief

February 2, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Sagamore Horoscope, Showcase

Find out which public relations gaffe best fits your sign.

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February Boroscope

February Boroscope

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief

February 1, 2016


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Find out which one of these boring things best fits your sign:

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January Snoroscope

January Snoroscope

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Sagamore Horoscope, Showcase, Uncategorized

Take a look at what is in store for you this month:

November Election Update: Candidate popularity fluctuates wildly

November Election Update: Candidate popularity fluctuates wildly

Louie Goldsmith, Opinions Editor

December 23, 2015


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As Americans prepare to cast their ballots, we must truly work to understand the policies of individual candidates, rather than focusing on the bluster and rhetoric that often characterizes candidates in the era of the 24-hour news cycle.

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December Election Update: Terror threat dominates election discourse

December Election Update: Terror threat dominates election discourse

Louie Goldsmith

December 11, 2015


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With just under two months until the Iowa Caucuses, the 2016 Presidential campaign has begun in earnest. Candidates are traveling across the nation to make speeches, while the Super PACs blitz the airwaves in early primary states. Though the field vying for the Republican nomination has seen three major can...

NRA hinders congressional action on guns

NRA hinders congressional action on guns

Henry Peebles-Capin

December 8, 2015


Filed under Blogs

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has exercised significant influence in recent elections. The NRA has lobbied to defeat a series of gun control bills, which were supported by the majority of Americans. A poll conducted by Quinnipiac University revealed that 92 percent of all voters, including 82 per...

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