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Megyn Kelly departs from Fox News

Megyn Kelly departs from Fox News

Maddy Sell '18, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017

By Maddy Sell '18 Megyn Kelly, Fox news star anchor of 12 years, will leave Fox for NBC News later this year. She is planning to host a daytime news program, a Sunday-night news show and be featured in event coverage, according to The New York Times. Her future salary at NBC has not yet been disclos...

TIME Magazine names Donald Trump “Person of the Year”

TIME Magazine names Donald Trump “Person of the Year”

Brett Frankln '18, Assistant Business Manager

December 8, 2016

President-elect Donald J. Trump was named the TIME Magazine Person of the Year, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. A person who had the “greatest influence, for better or worse, on the events of the year” qualifies to be named Person of the Year, according to TIME Magazine. Last year’s cover selection was Germ...

Donald Trump successfully flips counties previously supporting Obama

Donald Trump successfully flips counties previously supporting Obama

December 1, 2016

By Kit Epstein After over a year of heavy campaigning, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House on November 9. Yet, Trump didn’t just win the presidency. He flipped Democratic voting trends that have been cemented for decades. According to The Washington Post, o...

Kanye West axes rest of Saint Pablo Tour

Kanye West axes rest of Saint Pablo Tour

Cate Casparius '19, Staff Writer

November 25, 2016

By Cate Casparius '19 The remaining 21 performances of Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour were abruptly cancelled with an impersonal statement posted by Live Nation Entertainment Monday. Tickets are refundable. Tess Jacobs ’20 bought tickets to the last stop of the tour on New Year's Eve at the ...

Dealing with the reality of a Trumped-Up America

Dealing with the reality of a Trumped-Up America

Chris Andrews

November 23, 2016

Chris Andrews '18 It’s official –  Donald Trump is president-elect and soon taking office. Like me, upon the announcement, I’m sure many Democrats have gone through the grief stages of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Since Secretary Clinton won the popular vote more tha...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Mixed reactions to SNL skits reflect election tension

November 23, 2016

By Cate Casparius ’19 & Jack Shapiro ’19   Saturday Night Live” is a television sketch comedy that satirizes many topics relating to American society, including the 2016 presidential election. “Ever since the show debuted in the fall of 1975, it’s earned fans’ trust in ...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Checks and balances prevent Trump from real change *satire

November 22, 2016

By Fritz Schemel '17   It’s one week into the presidency of Donald Trump, and already, everything has changed... almost. Although many originally thought Trump would appoint a highly conservative judge to the Supreme Court at the start of his term, he instead declared the entire judicia...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] How I came to terms with the election result

November 22, 2016

By Lulu Stracher '17   On the night before election day, I stood at Independence Hall in Philadelphia along with 33,000 others waiting for history to be made. We felt exuberant at the possibility of the first woman president, which we were positive we would get. When Hillary took the stag...

[Nov. 2016 News] World Briefs

[Nov. 2016 News] World Briefs

November 22, 2016

By Melanie Lust ’19   TRUMP TRIUMPHS IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION After a harrowing night tallying electoral votes, news of Donald Trump's victory shocked America and the world. Since then, riots and protests have broken out in major cities including Chicago and New York. The people of Cali...

[Oct. 2016 Features] Campaign Recaps

November 22, 2016

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[Oct. 2016 Opinions] Double standard persists between candidates

November 22, 2016

By Sebastian Shuken '18   There is a massive double standard in American politics. Throughout this election, the candidates have received contrasting treatment from the public. While both candidates have their fair share of faults and blunders, Clinton has been reprimanded more harshly for ...

[Oct. 2016 News] Clinton holds commanding lead in Inklings poll of Staples students

November 22, 2016

By Fritz Schemel '17   In light of the Nov. 8 election, Inklings polled 305 Staples students on the presidential race from Oct. 4-6, around the time real ballots were beginning to be cast in the form of early voting. This is what we found. Who are you voting for? Hillary Clinton: 67 ...

Our country has been submerged in the waters of abomination

Our country has been submerged in the waters of abomination

November 22, 2016

By: Ian Bernstein '18 Dear America, I don’t understand. Please don’t leave me; I have nowhere to go, no one else to turn to. The recent breach of troubled waters in your democratic foundation has changed you. You’re unrecognizable. I have been blindsided by the regressive values which...

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