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Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

January 25, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a day of celebration, service and progress—marked the 32nd of the longest government shutdown in United States history.

Violence at U. S. / Mexico border spurs debate

Violence at U. S. / Mexico border spurs debate

Elizabeth Trevathan and Salah Abdulkarim

December 18, 2018

Students believe immigrants should not be forced out of the U.S.

Students consider immigration issue

Students consider immigration issue

John Wilhelm, News Editor

December 27, 2013

“I applied for citizenship when I came here at nine months old,” senior Bilal Askari recounted. “At ten months, I got my permanent residency. I should have my citizenship within a year.” The topic of immigration is a divisive one, which seems to extend past party lines, confusing politicians, eco...

Column: Immigration issue requires closer look at benefits and drawbacks

Column: Immigration issue requires closer look at benefits and drawbacks

Nick Cohen, Columnist

December 3, 2013

With over 11 million undocumented workers currently residing in the United States and many others searching for ways to get inside our borders, there is no doubt that American immigration policies need to be reviewed. Now, it is simply a question of how best to overcome the current situation with the g...

With the help of a congressman, Castellanos escapes Cuba and unites with family

With the help of a congressman, Castellanos escapes Cuba and unites with family

Andy Monserud, Op/Ed Editor

March 15, 2013

While the United States is a nation comprised entirely of immigrants and descendents of immigrants, getting here is often more difficult than it’s portrayed.  Upper School Spanish teacher Rolando Castellanos’ story is a prime example of this.  Castellanos came to the United States from Cuba in...