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Educational experience determines political beliefs

Educational experience determines political beliefs

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features

The United States of America is rarely united. For much of America’s history, its political climate has been divided. And, according to Pew Research Center, the political gap in the United States is widening.   Environmental factors play a key role in shaping the beliefs that pull Americans ap...

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

Rachel Skrenta, Staff Writer

February 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

A decision finally left up to the students: the summer reading book. From Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, students had the opportunity to vote for the upcoming summer reading book through a Google Form. The genres varied from fantasy to nonfiction, and students chose their top three book choices. Some teachers required their classes to vote, but others merely ...

Students vote in a mock election

Students vote in a mock election

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Campus

With the presidential election on the horizon, many students are forming opinions about the various candidates and propositions that are at stake. In the spirit of democracy, Carlmont's ASB organized to conduct an election in which students voted on several political measures in their respective history...

Americans look at the Electoral College with skepticism

Americans look at the Electoral College with skepticism

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


Filed under News

Election Day is just around the corner. However, many Americans either don't understand or like a key component of the election: the Electoral College. This system, in which appointed electors cast votes for presidential candidates, is a key factor in American democracy. Despite this method being aroun...

To vote or not to vote: an American dilemma

To vote or not to vote: an American dilemma

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under News

America has a sad history when it comes to voter turnout, and citizens are wondering if this election will be an anomaly or another slice of the same. In the United States, the percentage of eligible voters who showed up to the polls on Election Day is one of the lowest for any developed nation. Data ...

Complain less, vote more

Complain less, vote more

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Original Opinions

We live in an age of all time high political apathy for the younger generation, which entails us having record low voter turnouts. People complain about campaign finance roofs and how the rich have the power to control elections. About how internet rights are being de-neutralized, how privacy rights...

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