Reflections on the 2018 Midterms

ETHAN BOGGS The 2018 U.S. midterms took place on November 6th of this year. They were held in the middle of President Donald Trump's first term, with 35 of the 100 Senate seats and all 435 of the seats in the House of Representatives up for election. The United States has two major national elections—the... Continue Reading →

What to Look for in the Midterm Elections

GRACE KNUTSEN The United States midterm elections are an opportunity for Americans to express their satisfaction or dissatisfaction of the administration’s political landscape, and are held during the middle of a president’s term. This year, they will take place on Tuesday, November 6th. During midterm elections, all 435 seats of the United States House of... Continue Reading →

Conoce Tus Derechos Con Daca

EVELIA ZAPIEN RAMOS Por causa de la decisión de la administración del Presidente Trump, emociones y sentimientos sombríos y de rencor están presentes en varias personas. Primero y antes que todo, uno se necesita relajar. Fue una decisión asombrosa, y con ella carga bastante peso, pero no podemos actuar de manera congruente si uno no... Continue Reading →

A Letter to the President

JOURNEY LIPSCOMB To President Donald Trump and residents of the United States— It was November 8, 2016. The eyes of millions of American citizens were glued to their television screens as they watched the polls clock in, determining the next US President. Democrats across the nation began to lose hope as state after state was... Continue Reading →

A Day Without Women

KARI GOTTFRIED On January 20th, 2017, President Donald J. Trump took office. On January 21st, 2017, an estimated 470,000 people marched in protest in Washington D.C. in the Women’s March, and millions marched in solidarity around the country and even the world. In Oregon, there were marches in Salem, Eugene, and Portland, which many CHS... Continue Reading →

Alternatives to Capitalism: Socialism

JOHN FOLTZ Socialism. A form of government that is criticized so often in the United States, without much information given to the public about its actual values and ideas. The government has been littering the minds of Americans since the Cold War about the dangers of communism. Trust me, I am no Communist. Socialism is... Continue Reading →

Was It All Bad? Looking Back at 2016

AARON LEWIS “2016 was a terrible year”. It’s something you likely heard from your friends, read on the internet, or even saw on television in the past few weeks. As December drew to a close, brewing popular displeasure boiled into full uproar, and many Americans suddenly came to the conclusion that 2016 simply sucked. Angry... Continue Reading →

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