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2020 Presidential Candidate: Elizabeth Warren

2020 Presidential Candidate: Elizabeth Warren

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

July 16, 2019

Elizabeth Warren is a Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, serving since 2013. Warren was previously a law professor at various American universities. By defeating Republican Scott Brown in the 2012 election, Warren became the first female senator from Massachusetts and currently serves alongside ...

2020 Presidential Candidate: Bernie Sanders

2020 Presidential Candidate: Bernie Sanders

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

July 9, 2019

Bernie Sanders is an Independent United States Senator from Vermont, serving in that position since 2007. Sanders previously served as an Independent member of the United States House of Representatives from 1991 to 2007, making him the longest-serving independent member of Congress in American history...

2020 Presidential Candidate: Joe Biden

2020 Presidential Candidate: Joe Biden

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

July 5, 2019

Joe Biden is the 47th Vice President of the United States, serving under the Obama administration for eight years. Not including his 2020 bid, Biden has run for president two times, once in 1988 and again in 2008. Biden served as a senator from Delaware for a tenure of 36 years from 1973 to 2009, dur...

Clear winners emerge from first Democratic debates

Clear winners emerge from first Democratic debates

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

June 28, 2019

The first Democratic primary debates are in the books, and the field of candidates is so vast that NBC needed two full primetime slots to fit all 20 candidates on a stage in Miami. I’m going to break each debate down individually, then think of them together in the context of their importance, both gener...

Vigil held by Brookline Citizens for Participation in Political Action brings community together

Vigil held by Brookline Citizens for Participation in Political Action brings community together

Lauren Mahoney, Sports Writing Editor

November 16, 2016

The Brookline Citizens for Participation in Political Action (Brookline PAX) sponsored a vigil at the high school on Nov. 15 to sponsor human rights, in light of the recent election and an unaccepting sentiment that some believe is spreading across the nation. During the vigil numerous religious l...

High school serves as polling location during historic election

High school serves as polling location during historic election

Maddie Nagler, Sports Writing Editor

November 9, 2016

Even though most students did not come to school this Tuesday, Nov. 8, and were able to enjoy the day off from school, many other Massachusetts citizens arrived at the Schluntz Gymnasium to vote. When asked which ballot question voters were most indecisive about, most mentioned question four, which...

Third party candidates offer alternate choices in election

Third party candidates offer alternate choices in election

Ethan Jampel, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2016

In this election, both major party candidates have historically high ratings of unfavorability. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went through long primary battles and have had trouble uniting their respective parties. Clinton has struggled to gain full support from the more progressive wing of t...

December Election Update: Terror threat dominates election discourse

December Election Update: Terror threat dominates election discourse

Louie Goldsmith

December 11, 2015

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...

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