The Candidates on the Issues

Covid-19 Pandemic by Dylan Sondike ‘24 President Donald Trump and his opponent in the 2020 election, former vice president Joe Biden, have completely different views on all aspects of the Coronavirus Pandemic, including the arrival of the virus in the United States, the seriousness of it, how it should be handled, and a national strategy for testing and treatment. As … Read More

Mail-In Voting Playing Larger Role Than Ever Before

by Jimmy Yates ‘21 Voters are turning to mail-in ballots, otherwise known as absentee ballots, in greater quantities than in 2016 and previous elections. Mail-in ballot requests have skyrocketed as many prefer to vote from the comfort and safety of their homes rather than voting at in-person locations on election day.  As of October 9, six million Americans across 27 … Read More

Change-makers and News-shakers: Alexei Navalny

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 “The man Vladimir Putin fears the most” according to the Wall Street Journal is Alexei Navalny. What could a husband and a father of two have on the President of Russia? And without giving away much, the answer is a lot. Not only has Navalny alleged Putin to be behind his poisoning in August of 2020, … Read More

The Candidates On the Issues–in their own words

Compiled by Kate Diuguild ‘22, Lauren Hill ‘22, Nick Schade ‘23, Hailey Sepulvado ‘22, Dylan Sondike ‘24, and Sudha Sudhaker ‘21   The Covid-19 Pandemic President Donald Trump: “We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.” ( January 22, 2020 in an interview … Read More

Change-makers and News-shakers: Delaney Reynolds

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 The name Greta Thunberg is familiar to almost everyone nationwide, but she was not the first young climate activist. Delaney Reynolds was 14 years old when she began advocating for the environment in 2014, and her Florida roots gave her the passion to start advocating for climate reform. Reynolds splits her time between very small No … Read More

Colleges Are Causing Covid-19 Outbreaks. Who Is To Blame?

by Hailey Sepulvado ‘22 As Covid-19 continued to ravage the country in the late summer, colleges debated the difficult question of whether students should return for the fall semester or have them remain at home. The answer to this question varied, to put it mildly. In addition to the inconsistent responses from universities to rising rates of Covid-19 infections, the … Read More

Analysis: Most Memorable Moments of the First Presidential Debate

by Apurva Mahajan ‘22 The first presidential debate of the 2020 election was … something. In the words of CNN reporter Jake Tapper, “that was a hot mess, in a dumpster fire, inside a trainwreck.” The messy debate contained personal attacks and a slew of interruptions. There is no coherent way to cover those chaotic 90 minutes, so instead let’s … Read More

Change-makers and News-shakers: Charlie Kirk

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 The Dartmouth Review has called him a “man child,” but the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has considered him a “great friend,” and an “incredible guy.” But who really is Charlie Kirk without the taint of party affiliation and ideology? Charlie Kirk is 26 year old, evangelical Christian who grew up in Prospect Highs, … Read More

Why John Krasinski ‘Some Good News’ is so Needed Right Now

by Avery Prudenti ‘22 Today’s news is filled with bad news after bad news.In the midst of a pandemic it can feel like the end of the world. All of the information can be overwhelming and incite panic among people, but everyone just needs to remember that there is still good out there. John Krasinski, who played the character “Jim” … Read More

Seniors Take Back Prom … Eventually

by Hena Hussain’20 As the end of the school year nears in the midst of COVID-19, many high school seniors are missing out on key aspects of their experience as schools have closed for the remainder of the year. One of the pivotal events that was cancelled is prom, which has left many students disappointed. However, in an attempt to … Read More