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Leftists should oppose Trump impeachment

Donald Trump and Mike Pence speak before an immigration policy speech in Phoenix, AZ.

Vaughn Battista

March 15, 2019

With Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Trump’s Russian connections gaining traction, many Democrats believe that his impeachment is imminent. But while the Russian collusion debate rages on, few consider that removing Trump could lead to an even worse president: Mike Pence. While...

Warren shows great promise if elected as president

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks in Manchester, NH.

Sam Skolnick

March 15, 2019

“Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President,” Donald Trump tweeted on Feb. 9. 2020: the year the Democratic Party is waiting for. The year the tides could change. The year hope returns into the hearts of Democrats. Nearly a dozen Democrats...

Trump’s transgender ban: An unfair deal for those willing to serve

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Caroline Monaghan

September 15, 2017

From when women were allowed to serve in 1917, to when military segregation ended in 1948,  to when gays were accepted in 2011, America has progressed greatly in terms of who is allowed to serve in the military. But the country is taking a step back under President Trump’s administration. On July 26,...

Trump’s wall will never be built

President Donald Trump wants to build a wall along the Mexican border.

Sally Ehlers

February 28, 2017

Ever since Donald Trump was elected as our president, citizens have been wondering about his plan to build a wall on the border separating the United States and Mexico. While some contemplate whether or not a wall would prevent illegal immigrants from entering our country, others simply question whether ...

Protests can help or hurt the cause

EICs Izzy Cavazzoni and Courtney Kushnir look back on their time with The Inkblot.

December 23, 2016

We’ve all seen it: “Keep your tiny hands off our rights.” “Free Melania.” “This baby would make a better President.” These phrases have adorned signs and Twitter feeds nationwide following the announcement of the 45th president-elect of the United States: Donald J. Trump. Since Nov....

Students weigh in on current issues in mock debate

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Neil Estrada, Colin Martin and Jack Hester

November 7, 2016

As we get closer to the 2016 Presidential Election with each passing day, things get more and more chaotic. With all of the controversy and debates regarding the leading candidates (Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump) it can be difficult to judge the their policies and their merit. We have held a Q&a...

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Brigid Garrett and Julianne Sackett

October 21, 2016

To end the long week of mock election campaigning, CHS held the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21, in the cafeteria for the whole school to watch. Students represented each of the the five candidates. Senior Matt Miller of Wall acted as Hillary Clinton, junior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights as...

Trump holds first campaign meeting

Juniors Jonathan Slovak and Brandon Kalika are Trump and Pence.

Mia Gallo

October 14, 2016

The campaign team for Republican candidate Donald Trump, who is portrayed by junior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights, met on Oct. 14 in room 142. The team began by discussing possible advertising ideas and they plan to mimic Trump’s advertisement style in their campaigning. Members of t...

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