Author Archive: Samantha Lange

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Man Travels Around the World on A Bike

| 04/23/2017 | 0 Comments
Man Travels Around the World on A Bike

On Saturday, April 22nd, Leigh Timmis, a 35 year old British man, will be returning home from a seven year long bike ride through the heart of each continent in the world. Many may be wondering what could possibly possess a young man to waste so much time in his life simply riding a bike. […]

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French Election 2017

| 04/23/2017 | 0 Comments
French Election 2017

Change. In today’s world where so many desire it’s power, so few actually agree on the “correct” manner in which to embrace it moving forward. For years, many cried for the end of the normalcy that took roots in our international cooperation and diplomatic relations. Starting on a hot British summer day last year, these […]

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Visits the United States

| 02/10/2017 | 0 Comments
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Visits the United States

On February 10th, at approximately 1:00 PM, EST, the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, held a press conference with the newly elected President Donald Trump. For Japan, this meeting soothed many worries the country has had in light of the Trump Administration’s most recent decisions. These decisions include the withdrawal of the U.S. from the […]

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(SOTW) Philippine President Denounces US

| 10/29/2016 | 0 Comments
(SOTW) Philippine President Denounces US

On October 20th, at a conference in Tiananmen Square, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared his intentions to undergo a “separation” with the Philippine’s long-term ally, the United States. Ever since chaos has ensued. The conference in which the Philippine president declared his intentions proceeded a meeting with the Chinese President, Xi Jinping. It is very […]

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The Third and Last Presidential Debate

| 10/20/2016 | 0 Comments
The Third and Last Presidential Debate

As the election season draws to a close, stakes are undoubtedly rising to seemingly unmanageable heights in the 2016 race for Presidency, reaching their highest peak yet in the last presidential debate on October 19th. Chris Wallace, the first Fox news reporter to mediate a presidential debate, started off the debate with what some say […]

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The World of Politics Reaches Hills West

| 10/20/2016 | 0 Comments
The World of Politics Reaches Hills West

As the Presidential election draws nearer, and people of all ages, professions, and backgrounds come together to watch the last showdown between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump so, too, does Half Hollow Hills High School West. As of last Wednesday, October 5th, High School West’s principal, Dr. Catapano, sent out a school-wide […]

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Vice Presidential Debate

| 10/13/2016 | 0 Comments

Following an unconventional first Presidential debate, Vice President candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence squared off Tuesday night, both representing their respective candidate’s ticket as well as their own opinions. Elaine Quijano, acting as mediator, started off the debate by asking the candidates what temperament, skills or attributes qualified them to be President should something […]

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The First Presidential Debate

| 09/27/2016 | 0 Comments
The First Presidential Debate

After a year of one of the most closely followed Presidential election trails in history, Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton finally came face to face on Monday night, September 26th, exactly fifty-six years after the first televised Presidential debate. In 1957, two candidates who remained very different in their policies and […]

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