Tag Archives: election

2020 Election: What Democrats should expect for summer

Democrats need voters to pay attention By Danielle Robinson, guest writer We’ve narrowed down the top two candidates for this year’s race: former vice president Joe Biden and current president Donald Trump. The COVID-19 outbreak has made campaigning difficult for Biden, as he is solely participating in presidential events via …

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Amnesty International vs. Trump

On international and local scales, the organization prepares to fight for rights For the month of November, Minnehaha’s Amnesty International club focused on the topic of global women’s rights. However, it was hard for the club members to see past the large Republican elephant in the room. Why? Well consider …

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Minnehaha’s election results..and the senior class impact

Today marks not only the country’s 2016 election, but also the results of Minnehaha’s own school wide election. As seen in the chart below, democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won with a landslide, with 168 votes out of 326. Republican candidate Donald Trump received 67 out of 326 votes. When looking …

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Contrasting Column: The principled vote

Don’t vote for the ‘lesser evil’ “The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension…is itself a frightful despotism.” George Washington warned the country in his farewell address that falling into a two-party system is a danger to be discouraged and …

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Contrasting column: your vote matters

Your vote changes history, don’t waste your vote The 2016 presidential race will go down in history, with all of its countless memes and fact checking. Amid the shocking twists and turns of the campaign, voters must remember that one of the candidates will ultimately be elected president of the …

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Activism: college vs. high school

Student activism appears to be more prevalent in college, “a breeding ground” where “this activism, this passion can flourish” and students can express beliefs The large rock in the center of the campus courtyard bore the message “Black Lives Matter.” A message written in response to recent shooting incidents involving …

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Presidential poll: None of the above?

Support for candidates mixed at best Minnehaha students expressed a slight preference for the Democratic party and its presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, in a September poll, but it’s also evident that they lack confidence in both Clinton and her rival, Republican nominee Donald Trump. Results were published Thurs., Sept. 29, …

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A presidential race to remember

“I’m not sure I’ve ever seen anything quite like it,” said Joseph G. Peschek, professor of political science at Hamline University. What is happening in the race for the presidency right now? The bizarre and unpredictable events happening in politics are being noticed even by citizens who generally don’t follow …

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Political overview – A race for the senate

This year’s election falls on Nov. 4, and all of the senators up for election are faced with the issue of proving themselves. With all the issues at hand, who will come out on top? Jackie Cherryhomes Interview from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. Politician and Minnehaha Academy parent Jackie Cherryhomes discusses …

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Taking Sides on Marriage

  Minnesota’s proposed marriage amendment sparks heated debates; analysis of votes shows demographic splits There it was on your ballot. Minnesota Amendment number one: “Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage in …

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