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Having Different Political Opinions Than Your Parents — OPINION

Political signs can be found scattered across the nation's yards as the country approaches the presidential election. Freshman Cater Bengel said that he and his friends, “argue [about politics] all the time, but it’s fun and we’re still friends the next day.”

Camryn Church, Editor

September 10, 2020

Like many students at the high school, I have recently been getting more into politics, especially with the upcoming election. And like some students, I have different opinions about politics than my parents. I first started realizing what was happening with the government after the 2016 election. At first, I w...

Registering to Vote

The 2020 presidential election is on Tuesday, Nov. 3 this year. Citizens planning to vote must be registered.

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 4, 2020

The 2020 election is approaching quickly, leaving Americans with only two months before the big day. This year it falls on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Have you registered to vote yet?   Iowans must be seventeen years old to register, and eighteen years old to vote in elections. American Government teacher H...

White House Rose Garden Remodel Faces Backlash

The garden was originally filled with tulips which have been replaced with bushes, and pale flowers.

Camryn Church, Editor

August 31, 2020

Jackie Kennedy’s famous rose garden was recently renovated by the current First Lady, Melania Trump. It now has different flowers and bushes compared to the colorful tulips there previously. The iconic rose garden had been a historic part of the White House and was designed by former First Lady Jackie Ken...

Senator Grassley Continues 99 County Tour

Senator Grassley spoke to several Cass County citizens on August 20. Answering questions, Grassley covered many things including tariffs and crop damage.

Camryn Church, Editor

August 26, 2020

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley visited Atlantic at the Rock Island Depot on Aug. 20 at 9:45. This was a part of his 99 county tour he has done for the past 40 years. The tour had been put on hold due to COVID-19, but has since started up again after Memorial Day. He is visiting 49 counties this month alone. G...

Another One Bites the Dust

Mayor Pete Buttigieg shares his ideas during a campaign stop in Atlantic. Buttigieg dropped out of the race before Super Tuesday.

Camryn Church, Editor

March 6, 2020

This week has been the defining week for some of the presidential candidates, with Super Tuesday’s results leaving only a few left in the race. Senator Elizabeth Warren dropped out on Thursday, March 5. Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg also ended their camp...

Caucus Season Kicks Off in Iowa Tonight

Presidential-hopeful Pete Buttigieg speaks to Atlantic residents last fall. Buttigieg is third in the latest Iowa poll, with 15.5 percent.

Camryn Church, Editor

February 3, 2020

The United States looks to Iowa on Monday, Feb. 3, as the nation’s first caucus kicks off. As the Iowa caucus is the first in the country, it sets an example for other states. A caucus is when voters from all 1,774 Iowa voting precincts meet to elect delegates to the county conventions. Caucus-goer...

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