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Celebrate an Inclusive Holiday Season

Celebrate an Inclusive Holiday Season

Shelby Smith, Editor-In-Chief

December 1, 2016


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The First 100 Days of Trump

The First 100 Days of Trump

Zachery Pierre, Staff Writer

November 23, 2016


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For many people, most notably the egalitarian left , the election of Donald Trump spells doom; the legislative and executive, and judicial  branches will now be dictated by a conservative majority. Trump speaks on his policies in a forceful, unsympathetic way. Depending on one’s political outlook, h...

Downtown Rochester Spreads Holiday Cheer

Downtown Rochester Spreads Holiday Cheer

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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Between the stockings, gingerbread houses, and hot chocolate, what’s not to love about the holiday season? Downtown Rochester held its third annual Festival of Trees on November 19 and November 20 at the Rochester Community House. Children enjoyed a variety of activities, including craft tables...

Downtown Rochester Lights up for Lagniappe

Downtown Rochester Lights up for Lagniappe

Nick Schram, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


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One great way to get in the holiday spirit is watching Downtown Rochester light up with a beautiful display of festive lights. Join the Rochester community and gather on the streets of downtown on Monday, November 21 to view the extravaganza. The proper name for the event is Lagniappe, which means somethin...

Obama Moves to Protect Family Clinics

Obama Moves to Protect Family Clinics

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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Recent headlines have exploded with the news that Barack Obama has taken action to protect funding for family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood. The Obama Administration has made a bold statement with proposing modifications to current funding laws regarding health clinics. The administrati...

Who did Oakland County Vote Into Office?

Who did Oakland County Vote Into Office?

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

November 12, 2016


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In past presidential elections, the Democratic Party has typically been the lead party in Oakland County. On the other hand, the Republican Party usually remains strong in elections within the state; this year is no different.  Hillary Clinton won the majority of Oakland County with 51.29 percent of t...

Rochester Hills Election Results Are In

Rochester Hills Election Results Are In

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


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Considering nearly half of the school board’s members were decided on earlier this November, teachers and parents across the city are interested in the results of the Rochester Hills Elections. With 19,902 votes, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump won Rochester Hills over the 17,676 votes Democra...

Voters Seriously Consider Third Party

Voters Seriously Consider Third Party

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


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More and more voters in the upcoming election are considering casting their vote for nominees in the third party; however, a large majority of voters still deem voting for a third party equivalent to “throwing a vote away”. Some believe a vote for a candidate that has “no chance of winning” ...

Jill Stein: On the Issues

Jill Stein: On the Issues

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2016


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CANDIDATE: Jill Stein                                                      PARTY: Green Party RUNNING MATE: Ajamu Baraka The 2016 presidential election has many voters searching desperately for a third choice, one which they hope is less extreme than Democrati...

Gary Johnson: On the Issues

Gary Johnson: On the Issues

Colin Gill, Staff Writer

November 5, 2016


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Candidate: Gary Johnson Running Mate: Bill Weld Party: Libertarian Party This election year has renewed some old concerns about choosing between a Democrat or a Republican every election. Some ambitious alternative candidates hope to capitalize on the tension this year. Gary Johnson is one such can...

State Elections Deserve Recognition

State Elections Deserve Recognition

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


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Another four years has gone by and another election is coming to an end. Hillary Clinton takes on Donald Trump as yet again it’s Democrat versus Republican. The eyes of the world are watching the Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates as well as Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Gree...

Marching Band Readies for Homecoming Halftime

Marching Band Readies for Homecoming Halftime

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


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Known by the community as the pride of Rochester Adams, the Highlander Marching Band  has been working tirelessly for one of the biggest events of their season. With the Highlander Marching Band on Friday, October 14, the Highlander Marching Band prepares for their halftime performance. With dedicatio...

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