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President Donald Trump holds up a copy of The Washington Post headlined with Trumps acquittal. President Trump was acquitted on February 5, 2020.

Donald Trump acquitted by the Senate

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 12, 2020

On February 5, 2020, the senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial. A vote to acquit means the Senate believes he is not guilty. While President Trump was impeached in the...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi scolds President Trump during a meeting with Congressional Leadership.

President Trump faces impeachment because of the Articles of Impeachment

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor December 20, 2019

House Democrats have released articles of impeachment. The two articles are specifically accusing President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  The abuse of power charge is a result...

The tower of Loy Norrix High School.

President Trump Proposes Cuts to the Education Budget

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor April 28, 2019

With each passing year, the fiscal budget for the federal government, or the amount of money the government plans to spend in a year, is adjusted by the president of the United States in order to better...

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Joshua McKissic January 22, 2019

Kalamazoo County, the intersection of hope between Chicago, the Windy City, and Detroit, the Motor City, is home to the House of Representatives 60th Congressional District. On November 6th, the nation-wide...

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager December 20, 2018

The United States just had a midterm election on November 6th, and many monumental milestones were reached. Thirty new women are coming into Congress including the fist lesbian, muslim and Native-American...

Junior Acacia Harper works on transcribing her letter onto American flag paper, provided by Ms. May. Harper planned to write asking for a limit on ammunition and a higher age limit for purchasing guns. Photo Credit / Grace Marshall

Students Write to Representatives Calling for Change in Gun Control Legislation

Grace Marshall March 22, 2018

If you had stepped into Sarah Leineke’s classroom, located in the B-wing of Loy Norrix on Friday, March 2, you would have seen somewhere around 15 students sitting with laptops, paper and pens, writing...

The Anatomy of a Congressional Campaign

The Anatomy of a Congressional Campaign

Nora Hilgart-Griff December 8, 2016

I’ve spent the last few months as an intern for the Paul Clements for Congress campaign. Paul was the Democrat running in southwest Michigan against our current representative Fred Upton, on a platform...

Closed for Business: The 5 W’s of a Government Shutdown

Ben Dunham October 4, 2013

If you have paid any attention to the news lately, you’ve probably figured out that, like any other time of the year, something is going wrong in Washington, D.C. Depending on where you figured this...

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