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Students from all classes fulfilled their civic duty by voting for their desired 2019-2020 representatives. Ballots were color coded and boxes were organized by class.

Student Government Elections

Harry Bates, News Editor June 10, 2019

During CAVBlock last Wednesday, student government candidates from all classes spoke to their student bodies in an attempt to sway voters before the election. All positions, excluding Secretary for the...

Protesters gathered outside of Alabamas State House on Tuesday, May 15, after the passing of the nations strictest abortion bill. The states governor, Kay Ivey, said the following in a press release, To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life is a sacred gift from God.

Abortion legislation

Harry Bates, Asst. Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2019

The Alabama House of Representatives and Senate passed House Bill 314 last Tuesday evening to criminalize all abortions, with an exception if “necessary in order to prevent a serious health risk to the...

Rosenstein speaks to an audience at his farewell celebration on Thursday alongside the former Attorney General (Jeff Sessions) and the current (William Barr). Rosenstein delivered his resignation letter to the White House on April 29.

Rod Rosenstein Resigns

Harry Bates, Asst. Editor-in-Chief May 16, 2019

Last Sunday, May 11, Rod J. Rosenstein officially stepped down from his position as Deputy Attorney General in the Department of Justice. Following his appointment by President Trump and subsequent Senate...

Starting off his campaign in Pittsburgh, PA, Biden informs an excited crowd for his upcoming race. If we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this nation, who we are, and I cannot stand by and watch that happen,” Biden told his potential votes, inciting a need to get politically involved in those around him. The 2020 Presidential Election is expected to be one of intensity and disagreement, starting off with the Primaries.

Joe Biden race entry

Grace Straka, OpEd Editor May 8, 2019

With the list of Democratic candidates for the 2020 Presidential Election growing by the day, it came as no surprise when Joe Biden, the former Vice President of the United States, announced his entry...

The CDC reported that 39.8% of the American population identified as obese in 2016. With numbers continuing to rise, lawmakers across the country are proposing methods of combating the growing epidemic, one of which is taxation.

The Cost of Carbonation

Harry Bates, News Editor April 14, 2019

With adult and childhood obesity rates continuing to climb in the United States, lawmakers across the country are proposing methods to limit the consumption of soft drinks. From Berkeley, CA to Philadelphia,...

Florida (29 Electoral Votes)

Florida (29 Electoral Votes)

Votes Democratic since 1960: 5--Votes Republican since 1960: 9
Curtis Newton, Managing Editor October 26, 2016

We’ve saved the best for last. The ultimate decider of the 2000 election, the Sunshine State is the most valuable swing state in the sense of electoral votes. Many recall - or at least know about - the...

Pennsylvania (20 Electoral Votes)

Pennsylvania (20 Electoral Votes)

Votes Democratic since 1960: 10--Votes Republican since 1960: 4
Curtis Newton, Managing Editor October 26, 2016

The fact that Pennsylvania is a swing state is an odd one, since no Republican has carried it since 1988. However, the number of Republican and Democratic voters is close. In the state’s primary, Democrats...

Ohio (18 Electoral Votes)

Ohio (18 Electoral Votes)

Votes Democratic since 1960: 6--Votes Republican since 1960: 8
Curtis Newton, Managing Editor October 26, 2016

The Buckeye State is home to an odd pattern: since 1964, no presidential candidate has won the general election without carrying Ohio. This means whoever carries Ohio will likely win the entire election. But...

Michican (16 Electoral Votes)

Michican (16 Electoral Votes)

Votes Democratic since 1960: 9--Votes Republican since 1960: 5
Curtis Newton, Managing Editor October 26, 2016

Michigan is similar to Arizona in the sense that it isn’t really considered a swing state. The last time it voted Republican was 1988, when George H.W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis in a landslide victory....

North Carolina (15 Electoral Votes)

North Carolina (15 Electoral Votes)

Votes Democratic since 1960: 4--Votes Republican since 1960: 10
Curtis Newton, Managing Editor October 26, 2016

Like Virginia, North Carolina does not generally vote Democratic. In 2012, it was the only swing state of that election that Mitt Romney won. Right now, polls are constantly going back and forth between...

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