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Black History is American History

Alex Haylock

March 17, 2018

Textbooks teach the Civil Rights and the Harlem Renaissance like they are points in American history completely separate from the regular. This is not the case. In 1955, 14-year-old Chicago boy Emmett Till visited his cousins down in Mississippi....

Memorial walk held for victims of Florida shooting

Eric McLaughlin

March 14, 2018

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New GOP tax bill helps private school families

Dan Malloy

January 31, 2018

The new tax bill, signed into law late last year, has cuts for Americans across the board, especially those at the top. Will this help families to afford Malvern in the years to come? The Republicans recently passed a shi...

Bill O’Reilly’s firing doesn’t set a good example

John McClatchy

April 28, 2017

While 21st Century Fox did the right thing in firing O’Reilly, what came next shows there are two types of justice. This won’t be a column delighting in seeing the conservative pundit leave Fox News. I’ll leave that to t...

House, Senate have different roles

Alex Haylock

October 25, 2016

With the election just around the corner, it is important to know what exactly each position in government means and represents. The entirety of the House of Representatives and a third of the Senate is up for reelection this year. And y...

Examining Democratic, Republican party platforms

Nick Li

October 25, 2016

In case you don’t know what a Republican or Democrat is, here’s the answer. With the Presidential Election right around the corner, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, have taken over political news and popu...

Nothing new at Pence rally

John McClatchy

August 23, 2016

I went to a rally for the Trump/Pence ticket in King of Prussia, and I felt like I had simply watched a highlight reel of the RNC. My grandmother asked last night if I wanted to go to a rally for VP candidate Mike Pence today...

Your questions about the DNC, answered

John McClatchy

May 24, 2016

In July the Democrats will have an official nominee for President, and will all happen here in Philly. They happen every four years, but not a lot is known about what actually goes on in the halls of the Democratic and Repu...

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