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We the People class advances to national competition

The We the People competition is centered around the United States Constitution
March 6, 2019

On April 26-29th, 2019, Staples High School’s We the People Class will be heading to Washington D.C for the national We the People Competition after they won the wildcard. After losing to Trumbull in...

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions
January 4, 2019

There’s a new grinch in town, though he might be orange, not green. As the New York Post reported Thursday, Dec. 13, President Trump has cancelled a decade-long tradition in the journalism community:...

Ending birthright citizenship destroys the American Dream

Ending birthright citizenship destroys the American Dream
November 12, 2018

It came as almost no surprise when President Trump declared in an interview with Axios on HBO––which aired fully Sunday Nov. 4––that birthright citizenship should be done away with through an executive...

USA Freedom Act re-defines privacy argument

USA Freedom Act re-defines privacy argument
June 8, 2015

On Tuesday, June 2, the United States Senate passed the USA Freedom Act with a majority of 67 to 32, after Section 215 and Section 206 of the USA Patriot Act expired on May 31st. According to Mark Jaycox...

Supreme Court debates same-sex marriage

Supreme Court debates same-sex marriage
May 8, 2015

This past Tuesday, May 28, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether or not the Constitution protects same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said that he was worried about changing the...

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