Knight Life

Donald Trump acquitted by the Senate

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

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 house, he was not removed from office in the Senate.  “Forty-eight senators supported a verdict ...

Starting World War III

Starting World War III

Cameron Greene, Guest Artist

February 5, 2020

 

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 women. The Democrats took over the house, and in our own state of Michigan, marijuana was made lega...

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Henry Snapp

December 7, 2017

In an increasingly complicated age of mass media, it has become of paramount importance to separate real news from fake news. ‘Fake news’ is biased or untrue information presented as facts. The trend of labeling some news sources as ‘fake news’ has destroyed the credibility of perfectly hone...

Political Cartoon from Greg Stevens' Cartooning Class

Political Cartoon from Greg Stevens' Cartooning Class

February 15, 2017

Artist: DJ Pierce.

Election Political Cartoon

Election Political Cartoon

January 24, 2017

Artist: Marleigh VandenBussche

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017

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Voting Isn’t a Joke- Americans Take their Voting Rights for Granted

Voting Isn’t a Joke- Americans Take their Voting Rights for Granted

Frankie Stevens

December 9, 2016

For decades minorities have fought for the right to vote in America. Thousands of people have been killed and arrested fighting for the right for all citizens no matter the race, gender, or social status to be able to voice their opinions in the elections by voting. Despite the hard work and sacrifices...

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 endorsed by Bernie Sanders and the nonprofit organization OurRevolution. I learned a lot about m...

Bernie Rallies Supporters at Wings Stadium

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders greets Kalamazoo before he starts his speech. He has just walked up to the podium. Photo Credit / Sophia Boismier

sophiaboismier

March 18, 2016

On Monday March 6, 2016, the day before the presidential primary election for Michigan, Senator Bernie Sanders stopped by Wings Event Stadium to speak to Kalamazoo. An estimated  32 hundred people showed. With the stadium doors scheduled to open at 7:30am, people arrived hours before, some even campin...

Volume 56, Issue 3

Volume 56, Issue 3

February 11, 2016

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Students Experience Democracy Through a Mock Election

Students Experience Democracy Through a Mock Election

larsojohnson

October 30, 2014

With less than a month to go before election day, political commercials, yard signs, mail and billboards have infiltrated every corner of the nation. Even Loy Norrix has gotten caught up in the mania, having held a mock election on October 21st. Mock elections are replicas of real elections, right down to...

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