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Update: StuCo Election Candidates

Update: StuCo Election Candidates

Staff, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

  The 2019-2020 Student Council representatives are listed below. Student Body Parliamentarian: Beau Kilgore Senior Class President: Landrie Lewellen Senior Class Vice President: Iyanna Nunn Junior Class President: Ana Pacheco Junior Class Vice President:  Casey Burkham --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Stude...

MISD School Board Election Candidates

MISD School Board Election Candidates

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

May 10, 2019

The unofficial votes for Place 3, Place 4 and Place 5 have been counted and winners will be canvassed at a called school board meeting on Tuesday, May 14 at the Center. Here are your school board election winners. Place 3: Randall Canedy Place 4: Raul Gonzalez Place 5: Karen Marcucii --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Early...

Desensitized America

Desensitized America

Jazmine Necessary, Editor in Chief

November 30, 2018

I walk into my house, children run around and play. Crafts dry on the dining room table. A normal craft night for the children of my church and family. I walk into a room where a group of children play with cars, their ages ranging from 3 years old to 6 years old. A normal scene in suburbia. My oldest...

Voter’s Guide

Voter’s Guide

Matthew McCoy, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

As the 2018 midterm elections are in full swing and polls open Tuesday, Nov. 6, it is important for voters to be educated in who and what they support. Partisanship has divided in this country, and it is up to the citizens to determine the future. On a national and local level, here is an overview of sev...

How to Adult: Voting as a Student

How to Adult: Voting as a Student

February 7, 2018

Of all the age demographics, college students have the lowest turnout at the polls. The young adult vote has been consistently underwhelming in every presidential election since 1962. Between the misconception that students are unable to vote while still at school, the general disillusionment with the curr...

15 Celebrities Who Could Run for President in 2020

15 Celebrities Who Could Run for President in 2020

Grant Baker and Jake Stacks

January 18, 2018

[DISCLAIMER: This list is 100% satire (and poorly done at that). TheRiderOnline does not endorse or support any of the following people to run for President. It's a joke.]   Following the events of the 2016 election, where “outsider” Donald Trump won despite never having held public office...

Opinion: Russian Investigation Shouldn’t Be Politicized

Opinion: Russian Investigation Shouldn’t Be Politicized

Jose Cruz, Yearbook Copy Editor

November 10, 2017

So it begins. With all the pieces in place, the world awaits for either calamity or nothing at all to ensue. The news of the first indictments from special counsel Robert Mueller involving the suspected connection between Russia and the 2016 Presidential Election seemed to signal the start of a massive govern...

Opinion: Gun Control Should Be Necessary and Proper

Opinion: Gun Control Should Be Necessary and Proper

Staff

October 18, 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada, a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife, came to a halt on Sunday night as the news of a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival bombarded the screens of sleeping citizens across the nation. The epicentre of entertainment succumbed to the recurring debate of gun control...

Opinion: Athletes Have Right to Kneel

Opinion: Athletes Have Right to Kneel

Staff

October 10, 2017

Every Sunday, millions of Americans gather around TVs or crowd in stadiums to watch NFL football. Sports bring people together, usually despite race, politics and other issues going on in our country. Starting from the beginning of the season and even stretching all the way from last year, politics be...

Electoral College Tie Explained

Electoral College Tie Explained

Sara Gerges, News Editor

November 4, 2016

The following story is from The Politician, The Rider Online's political newspaper.  From “trumped-up, trickle down economics,” Donald telling his supporters to vote Nov. 28, Hillary’s orange pantsuit that screamed “Hillary for prison,” to Donald mixing up 7/11 and 9/11, this election has been everything except ordinary. For th...

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