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Democrats Club to plan for next semester’s activities

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments after class. According to Ziegler, the club only has one more meeting left before the end of the year.

Michelle Lu

December 4, 2019

After a semester of preparing for local elections, the Democrats Club is beginning to plan activities for next year. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the next meeting will focus on what activities the club will do next semester. “That was like our main focus for the (first) semester was really...

Divided We Stand. America is losing the gray zone between Democrats and Republicans.

Divided We Stand. America is losing the gray zone between Democrats and Republicans.

perspectives

October 9, 2015

In my IB History of the Americas class, many discussions include a conservative denouncing liberal views or vise versa. Ironically, in the same classroom, we learned about the first president of the United States warning Americans against a divided government due to political parties. With the 2016...

Students recognize division in politics due to different genders’ political values

GETTING THE VOTE:
Senior April Johnson expresses her liberal views in class by explaining the “majority rules” voting system. The government operates on a similar system, making decisions based on the preferences of the majority. To demonstrate  the system, Johnson asked her classmates to show their opinions by raising their hands in a class vote. CAROLYN ZHANG // PHOTO

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October 9, 2015

Senior Benjamin “Ben” Miller has always been drawn to politics. His interest spurred from his fascination with John F. Kennedy. Recently, Miller said he has noticed an increasing gender gap in politics. Today, a woman’s role in politics is typically associated with the gender gap, but news outlets...

Students find women to be more politically open, liberal than men

GETTING THE VOTE:
Senior April Johnson expresses her liberal views in class by explaining the “majority rules” voting system. The government operates on a similar system, making decisions based on the preferences of the majority. To demonstrate  the system, Johnson asked her classmates to show their opinions by raising their hands in a class vote. CAROLYN ZHANG // PHOTO

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October 9, 2015

Some CHS students turn 18 before the 2016 elections, gaining the opportunity to cast a vote. Even a single vote can make a difference in the country’s future. Many factors influence students’ voting preferences. One of these influences is gender. Seniors Sarah Glaze and April Johnson are among...