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Students Seek Clarifying Communication of Definition, Consequences
A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE EDITORS: Restructuring Policies Paramount to Clarification
Excitement, Anticipation Brews for Upcoming Thanksgiving Break, Holiday
Students Participate in Broad Range of Activities After School
Boys and Girls State Soccer Photos
Menge Earns Spot in Hall of Fame
Lizzo Spreads Positive Vibes at the Armory
Plastic  Surgery Popularity Rises
Ad Astra Defies its Genre
Drone Cons Outweighs Pros
Bubble Tea Blows Up
Failure to Ease Asylum Policies Worsens Illegal Border Crossings

Caroline Hardy, Co-Editor-In-Chief | November 8, 2019

In the past 10 years, the number of people seeking asylum in the United States has skyrocketed— from 5,000 people in 2008 to more than 97,000 in 2018, a 2000% increase according to Time. Deteriorating conditions in many countries around the world has led to this dramatic increase. With deteriorating conditions comes desperation to reach the life that many migrants feel is their only way to safety.  The...

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Boosting Border Security will Maximize Safety

Morgan Swigert, Staff Writer | November 8, 2019

Among the most contested issues in the upcoming 2020 election is one that has been discussed for decades and lies at the heart of American domestic policy. I’m talking, of course, about immigration. In the context of today’s political climate, candidates are eager to get their positions out there and to form a unique opinion. Trump wants to build a wall, and certain democratic candidates advocate...

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