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The History of the Republican Party

The Republican Party also goes by the title the “GOP” which stands for the “Grand Old Party.” And aside from merely being another name for the party, it is historically tied back to the 1870’s and the Civil War era as the party took much pride in its efforts to preserve the union in the Civil War. Infographic Created By Alice Brookston On Canva Article By: Spencer Page The Republican Party of today opposes big government, is culturally conservative, mostly consists of white supporters and dominates rural and southern states

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Breakdown Of Propositions

Election day is just around the corner. While many SRHS students can’t vote, it is very important to stay informed and educated on our current political climate. Remember to encourage everyone you know to vote, it is one of the most important rights we have as American citizens. Article & Photo By: Shai Fichtelberg Election day is on its way, getting a ballot in the mail can be both an exciting and a daunting thing. As American citizens, it is our right to vote and have our voice heard, but there are so many things on

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Leaked Memo from Trump’s HHS Department attempts to redefine “Sex”

By Max Parrish Over the last several years, transgender health and healthcare have been discussed more prominently in the news than previous years. Part of this reason has been celebrities coming out as transgender men or women, but the other side of this new spotlight has been President Donald Trump attempting to repeal former President Barack Obama’s protections for transgender and gender non-conforming people in healthcare, the workplace and the education system. The Affordable Care Act, or the ACA, implemented by the

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Migrant Caravan seeking Asylum Is tear-gassed at U.S-Mexican Border

By Max Parrish On October 13th, 2018, the now well-known migrant caravan departed San Pedro Sula, located approximately 1,000 miles South of Mexico City. Exactly one month later, the caravan arrived at the US-Mexico border. Now, the children, men and women who took part in the caravan have set up tents and bed rolls essentially camping at the border staging protests and attempting to receive asylum from the US, but President Trump is adamant to keep them out of our country. Photo Courtesy of This past

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The United States Presidential Candidates for 2020

By Zemi Franicevic In two years, on November 3, 2020, America will elect its next president of the United States. in August 2017, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway announced that President Donald Trump will run for a second term. She said, "The president says privately and publicly, often...that he'll be president for seven-and-a-half more years, so he plans on being a two-term president," Shocking the nation, Trump, a reality TV star, was first elected in 2016. Since the birth of our nation, sixteen U.S. presidents have

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The MeToo Movement in 2018


Zemlja Franicevic

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sure we all remember the outbreak of sexual assault allegations against famous male actors, comedians, and politicians last year, as there were too many to forget. These allegations sparked one of the most powerful movements the United States has ever seen--the MeToo movement--a movement aimed at breaking women’s silence around sexual harassment and sexual assault. The movement went viral in October of 2017 as a hashtag used on social media to display the

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