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The Inkblot – Vol. 12, Iss. 1

November 13, 2012


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Obama holds on to Oval Office

Obama holds on to Oval Office

November 12, 2012


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By KIERA BRENNAN News Editor Incumbent President Barack Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney on November 6 in the 2012 presidential election. President Obama won 303 electoral votes, thirty-three more than the necessary 270.  Romney finished short with 206 votes, despite an early lead. Although the President's win ...

Ratification of teacher contract ends 15-month standstill

October 26, 2012


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By HANNAH WALLACH Business Manager Teachers may have cause to retire their red union T-shirts following the Sept. 18 meeting at which the Board of Education and Monmouth County Vocational Education Association ratified the 2011-2014 teacher contract. The ratification states that MCVSD teachers and ...

Candidates battle it out in “Great Debate”

October 25, 2012


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By CASSIDY DESTEFANO Staff Writer Coined by some as the "Great Debate," the CHS Mock Election Debate took place yesterday in front of the entire student body and faculty. Interviews of the candidates were broadcasted on Channel 64’s The Viewfinder hours before the debate. Green Party candidate Jill Stein wa...

Students: mock debate has several winners

October 25, 2012


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By AFIYA THOMAS Staff Writer The 2012 Mock Election Debate gave candidates a chance to voice their opinions on the issues and they were impressive, audience members said, although no one emerged as the clear winner. Each candidate was given two minutes to answer questions which covered foreign and dome...

Mock candidates face off in debate

October 24, 2012


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By GINA TALAMO and OLIVIA IANNONE Assistant-News-Editor and Staff Writer Students representing four major political party candidates got the chance to lay out their platforms at the CHS mock election debate this afternoon, covering a number of current issues from national debt and health care to gay...

VIDEO: The Debate

October 24, 2012


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By MAX DEGEORGE Staff Videographer     See all the highlights of today's CHS Mock Debate here. ...

Mock candidates report funds, Obama in lead

October 22, 2012


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By GINA TALAMO Assistant News Editor Financial reports for the mock election display $30 for Mitt Romney's campaign and $35 for President Barack Obama's. Both Julie Prascsak of the Romney campaign and James Waring of the Obama campaign turned in their reports before the allotted deadline, Oct. 19....

Republican Romney sets standards for upcoming debate

Republican Romney sets standards for upcoming debate

October 22, 2012


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By OLIVIA IANNONE Staff Writer The front hallway of Communications High School this afternoon was the stage for Mitt Romney and her supporters as Taylor Walters took on the role of the Republican candidate for her first press conference. Approximately a dozen Romney supporters circled around Walters, making ...

Looking for a political alternative? Try the CHS Anarchy Party

October 22, 2012


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By JAMES BOYLE Staff Writer A new student-created political party is making waves in CHS Mock Election and challenging the way the United States government is run. The CHS Anarchy Party, led by junior Linette Reeman of Middletown, is taking the school by storm with a surprisingly large amount of campa...

Mock election primaries set the scene

October 22, 2012


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By CASSIDY DESTEFANO Staff Writer As the weather cools down, things have been heating up at Communications High School. With the 2012 Mock Election a mere two weeks away, this year’s candidates Matt Goldman, Taylor Walters, Adam Dorfman, and Emily Woods were eager to jumpstart their campaigns. This past Tue...

Democratic press conference starts mock election with a bang

October 18, 2012


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By ANDREW GOUDSWARD Staff Writer WALL - Senior Matt Goldman, portraying President Barack Obama for the CHS Mock Election, began the first press conference of the Mock Election season this afternoon by shaking the hands of everyone in the crowd. Standing on the soapbox in the front hallway he field...

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