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Thank You Mr. President: As Barack Obama’s term officially ends, the public should take a moment to acknowledge him for all that he has done

Thank You Mr. President: As Barack Obama’s term officially ends, the public should take a moment to acknowledge him for all that he has done

Manahil Nadeem, Perspectives Editor

October 13, 2016

For the past six months the most pressing, dramatic and significant news broadcasted by all major news outlets has been concerned with the impending presidential election. As Election Day rolls around the corner, I’ve noticed the passionate polarity in my community. I’ve seen lawn signs, bumper stickers and even T-shirts endorsing one candidate or the oth...

Paying for College. Cost should not be a roadblock.

Paying for College. Cost should not be a roadblock.

perspectives

March 20, 2015

Everyone knows this statement to be true: college is an expensive economic burden. In some cases, college becomes so costly that some forego the chance for a higher education due to the price tag alone. This should not be the case, as college is a great investment that should be available to everyone...

Community College for a Cohesive Community. Free community college will benefit American people as a whole.

Community College for a Cohesive Community. Free community college will benefit American people as a whole.

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February 20, 2015

A team is only as good as its weakest player. In other words, a team cannot be great with only a few skilled players; only a team made entirely of talented athletes can be successful. This sports cliché is often overused and even preached, as if it were a verse from the Bible. Despite its overuse, this...

Powerful Putin. Why we need to recognize Putin’s increased power.

Powerful Putin. Why we need to recognize Putin’s increased power.

perspectives

April 24, 2014

In October of 2013, Forbes chose Russian president Vladimir Putin as the world’s most powerful man. About two seconds after writing that sentence, I shifted my weight, knocking my hand into a pencil and sending it flying downward. What do these two events have in common? Not that much, admittedly. Putin is...

Community leaders work with federal government to address environmental concerns

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January 23, 2014

Having served as co-chair of the Energy Independence and Climate Protection Task Force for the U.S. Conference of Mayors and having signed the conference’s Climate Protection Agreement, Mayor Jim Brainard now is also one of 26 members of the White House State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on...

Gaming on a Budget: Best Games for $30 or Less

Gaming on a Budget: Best Games for $30 or Less

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March 12, 2013

Games are expensive. At the typical $60 price, many games are just plain unaffordable to most high school students. However, there are many great games out there that you may have missed out on that are now at budget prices. Here is the list of the best games you can get for under $30. All prices are...

Photo Gallery: 2012 Presidential Election

Photo Gallery: 2012 Presidential Election

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November 14, 2012

ELECTION EDITION: Carmel citizens vote for president at the 136th and Allisonville Road fire station. Barack Obama won the election. OMEED MALEK/ PHOTOS ...

HiLite’s 2012 Election Coverage

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November 6, 2012

Click here for all sorts of helpful information to get you through the 2012 election on Nov. 6.

No end in sight. Vague resolutions in the Middle East cause the United States to continue in armed conflict.

No end in sight. Vague resolutions in the Middle East cause the United States to continue in armed conflict.

perspectives

May 18, 2012

Almost three weeks ago, President Barack Obama signed a strategic partnership with Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, in which President Obama laid down the terms for troop withdrawal and continued American support of the Karzai regime. While this is a giant leap toward ending the conflict in...

2012 State of the Union Address

2012 State of the Union Address

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January 23, 2012

Join our live conversation as you watch the 2012 State of the Union address. Tune in on Jan. 24 at 8:45 p.m. to contribute your thoughts and participate in polls. Enter your email address in the space below if you'd like to receive a reminder, and we'll hear from you soon! Click here to view our ...

Obama unveiled a plan to clarify college costs and ease financial burdens

Obama unveiled a plan to clarify college costs and ease financial burdens

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December 12, 2011

While some of her friends have already received acceptance letters from the colleges they know they will attend next year, senior Katie Havard is still in full swing of the college application process. Three of the colleges she is considering—Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Miami...