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Wahlert students selected as delegates in county convention

Connor Hartig, '20, is pictured with a group of people campaigning for Pete Buttiteig at a rally in Davenport, Iowa.

Maddie Roling, Editor

February 26, 2020

The upcoming presidential election has been heating up as delegates are preparing to attend the Democratic County Convention on Mar. 21. One alternate and three delegates were chosen, who are students at Wahlert. Avery Fair, ‘20, has been an active participant in politics throughout this election cy...

Caucusing: What is it? How does it work?

A cartoon explaining how to caucus.

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

January 30, 2020

It may be hard to believe, but it’s already 2020. Not only is it the beginning of a new decade, but it’s also an election year here in the United States. In November, we, as a nation, will vote on our leader for the next four years, be it President Trump again or a new person. Before any of that ...

Student activists get involved in campaigns

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

November 7, 2019

It may be hard to imagine, but it has been nearly four years since President Trump was elected. That means that next year, we as a country will vote for our next president (unless Trump is reelected). Anticipating that vote, candidates have begun campaigning in the hopes of gaining traction heading int...

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