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Political Position

Junior Experiences a White House Internship
Mandy Huynh, Reporter March 7, 2019

1500 miles away from his family, junior Travis Christoff stood in Washington D.C as a page for the senator when President Donald Trump walked over to him to chat. “The President talked to us for...

We the Students

“People who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives.” -Father of the Constitution and fourth U.S President, James Madison
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager April 3, 2017

By definition, a Student Council is a representative structure for students only, through which they can become involved in the affairs of the school, working in partnership with school management, staff...

Modding the Game

Change can't be immediate.
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager March 23, 2017

Changing America’s education cannot be done easily or quickly. Change takes time and commitment. The Human Right of Education is stated in Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, drafted...

Playing the Game

Some glitches in America's education.
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager March 23, 2017

America’s education is based on a market-logic with many glitches. An “input-output” relationship that focuses on student’s accountability for colleges; representing and advertising the college...

Redesigning the Game

2015 Bond provides WFISD with new Career Center.
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager March 23, 2017

A set of new front doors, chromebooks in orange boxes, new parking lot at Memorial Stadium and additional building to Junior Highs. All this change originates from WFISD’s 2015 Bond, passed with a 57.82-percent...

Hacking the Game

History is being ignored.
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager March 23, 2017

Education is like a game except in the long run, the game becomes life. It’s a tricky game to play as students play their cards to receive the highest benefits. Every student has their strengths and...

Exercise voting rights

April 5, 2012

There is a reason legislatures don’t listen to young people. “You can complain that the government doesn’t pay attention to young people, but it’s because you don’t go out and vote,” Goodman...

Students need to know political party

April 5, 2012

At Rider 70 percent of the students believe they know their political affiliation 66 percent of those people can list the beliefs of their political party. “Most people have no idea what their political...

Political brunch opens student's eyes to issues

Political brunch opens student’s eyes to issues

Jordan Campagna March 30, 2011

He hosts a popular TV show. He is the author of multiple best selling books, one of which I am reading now. He is a national figure. Mike Huckabee was in town for a book signing on March 3, 2011...

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