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Biden Town Hall: Clarification and compromise

Biden Town Hall: Clarification and compromise

Helen Oriatti-Bruns

October 21, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden fielded questions from voters in a televised town hall discussion. The town hall, which was originally supposed to be a debate with President Donald Trump until Trump contracted the coronavirus, was held in th...

Vice Presidential Debate: Flies and Fact-checking

Vice Presidential Debate: Flies and Fact-checking

Helen Oriatti-Burns

October 11, 2020

On Wednesday, October 7, the only vice presidential debate between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence was a civil dialogue between candidates. Both candidates criticized the other’s policies and spoke directly to the American people. Due to the age of the Presidential candidates and...

A Strange Start

A Strange Start

Gaurish Lakhanpal and Greycen Ren

October 9, 2020

As Estella Yan ’23 logs into Zoom, she mentally prepares herself for another day of remote learning. During the school day, Yan joins seven separate Zoom meetings for each of her 37 minute long classes. After classes are over, she attends her club meetings through Zoom as well.  Meanwhile, nearly...

Censoring Socials

Censoring Socials

Jasmine Sun, Lance Locker, and Ally Flynn

October 9, 2020

While freedom has long been a deeply valued virtue, recent events—including the politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic—have called into question how unchecked free expression from prominent figures pose a threat to the public. In response to such concerns, Twitter has outlined a new policy to curb t...

Register to Vote!

Katie Lee

October 9, 2020

Presidential Debate 1: Chaos and Controversy

Collin Fan, Griffin Brown, and Surya Sethi

October 3, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29, the first presidential debate between Democratic candidate Joe Biden and current Republican President Donald Trump was full of controversy, interruption, and fiery moments. As the first of three presidential debates for the upcoming election, the debate was an opportunity f...

This Presidential Election’s Battleground States

According to recent data found by CNN, Biden is slightly leading the polls by 51% as compared to Trump’s 42%.

Surya Sethi, Griffin Brown, and Collin Fan

October 2, 2020

This November 3, voters will decide the future of America, and that future lies in the hands of Joe Biden or Donald Trump. With so much on the line in this Presidential election, many Americans are changing their political opinions, making this election an unusual one.  The adjusting opinions of American voters wi...

2020 Election at Stevenson

Griffin Brown

October 2, 2020

The Political Action Club prepares for the upcoming election as some of its key figures remind students why youth involvement in politics is so important.    With the United States presidential election coming up on November 3, Stevenson High School’s Political Action Club (PAC) has organized...

Breaking the COVID-19 Barrier – Q&A

Breaking the COVID-19 Barrier - Q&A

Vaasu Kakuturu and Sailaja Nallacheruvu

September 25, 2020

In late July, Stevenson announced their plans to go fully remote for the entirety of the first semester. As a result, many have questions regarding how and when schools can return to their normal daily schedules. For such a return to normal, however, experts agree that it would require widespread acc...

Ginsburg’s Death Sparks Battle Over Vacant Supreme Court Seat

Collin Fan

September 25, 2020

On September 18th, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at age 87 from pancreatic cancer, starting a dispute between Democrats and Republicans over the vacant seat she left on the Court. Despite Democrats arguing that a nominee should be chosen by the next president, Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc...

Woodward book reveals key coronavirus details just weeks before election

The cover page of Rage, which has brought up multiple controversies about Trump, Woodward, and the coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Simon and Schuster

Collin Fan

September 18, 2020

On Tuesday, September 15th, journalist Bob Woodward published his newest book, Rage, which details 18 interviews he conducted with President Donald Trump over the past year about the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic. 🎃 The book, along with audio tapes of the interviews released last week, ha...

Patriot Postponement

Sailaja Nallacheruvu and Humza Quazi

June 15, 2020

After it was announced on March 12 that Stevenson High School would be forced to close in response to the growing threat of the coronavirus, the likelihood of a number of the schools spring events, like prom and Spring Fling, were thrown into question. A few weeks later on May 8, the SHS administratio...

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