Race for County Executive Might Offer Surprises

by Jack DeGonia ‘19  The contest for county executive in Montgomery County is usually decided by the democratic primary, but this year it’s different.  Democratic County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running against Republican candidate Robin Ficker and the independent candidate Nancy Floreen.    Elrich has the endorsement of the Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA), the influential teachers union,as well as … Read More

The EU Approves the ‘Meme ban’

by Christianna Tran ’20  The European Parliament Union (EU) on September 12 approved controversial copyright reforms that were previously rejected early in July;  however, with an updated version, the EU voted in favor for the new changes. The reforms are expected to pass the final vote held in January that will determine if these copyright guidelines will be put into … Read More

Generation Z Flexes Political Muscle

by Brynn Smith ’19  With all the political upheaval characterizing the Trump Administration, it is no surprise the youngest generation is getting involved. Teenagers all across the country are marching to advocate for a  change in gun laws or actively working to improve local communities. Generation Z (Americans born from the mid-1990s to early 2000s) are taking the country’s political … Read More

A Sour Twist to the Immigration Issue

By Lexi Matthews ’18 Crying over spilt milk is an age-old taboo, but Donald Trump’s immigration policy has certainly given dairy-lovers something to be upset about. The Republican frontrunner’s plan to build a wall across the Mexican-American border to prevent illegal entrances into the country is well known to most Americans, but few truly know the drastic effects it would … Read More