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December 11, 2017

National News

Sacred Land or Sacred Oil? Dakota Access Pipeline stirs controversy

The Standing Sioux Tribe, along with many supporters, has begun protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, arguing that it will destroy sacred Native American sites, among other things. Approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the pipeline will run through four states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois.  The $3.7 billion


Student voters and the 2016 Elections

A portion of rising seniors at Jefferson High School now have the opportunity to participate in the 2016 elections due to their coming of age as adults. JHS’s voting-age population should find it convenient to exercise their suffrage, being that this year’s elections seem to be in need of as many votes as possible with

Stanford Rape Case: Has Justice Been Served?

Over the past summer, Buzzfeed published a letter that a sexual assault victim read to her assailant, Brock Turner, a Stanford student-athlete, after a judge sentenced him to a mere 6 months in jail.  But this case has people in California and beyond shocked once again: Brock Turner was freed on Friday, September 2, after


Faceoff 2016: An election that matters

Our country, the United States of America, was founded on the belief that we could have to right to voice our own opinions freely without impediment from any government or any person. That belief continues to this day, as we are in the home stretch of the 2016 Presidential Election between Donald J. Trump and


Obama vs. Congress: Polarization and lack of cooperation in government

Ever since the 2012 election, the President has faced increasing hostility from Congress. Now that the Senate and House of Representatives are controlled by a Republican majority, they have been clashing with the Democratic President, leading to many issues and impasses in Washington. In fact, this is one of the worst conflicts between the Legislative