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Cambridge Analytica seems to have destroyed Facebook users' sense of

Facebook “data breach” may be a turning point in internet privacy

Noah Raaum, Videographer April 2, 2018
Recently, internet privacy issues have gotten more traction in the media than ever before.
Key swing states where the numbers were especially close, like Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania are all organizing recounts.

Recount unlikely to make a difference in 2016 election

Lauren Boettcher , Rubiconline Chief Story Editor December 15, 2016
A recount for the 2016 election is unlikely to make a difference in the election results and people need to accept that.
Edstrom works on her prodject. Photo Credit: Enneking-Norton.

Senior Maya Edstrom shares photography project after election

Flannnery Enneking-Norton, Staff Writer December 6, 2016
Senior Maya Edstrom created a photography project to express the feelings of women in the community after the election.
Upper School Diversity Dean Karen Dye looks over the August Diversity Forum Series training handouts in her office. The upcoming February training aims to give faculty and staff “more specific tools and strategies about having conversations with students,” Dye said.

February Diversity Forum Series training focuses on conversations about presidential election

Noor Qureishy, Managing Editor December 6, 2016
Upper School Diversity Dean Karen Dye has focused this year's faculty Diversity Forum Series on having difficult conversations with students around the election.
Candidates need to focus on long-term issues in campaigns

Candidates need to focus on long-term issues in campaigns

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Photography Manager October 18, 2016
The presidential candidates as well as the media are too focused on each others individual scandals and virtually disregarding real political and economic issues that the campaign should be surrounding.
Senior debaters Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson give a live analysis of the Sept. 26 presidential debate at MPR headquarters.

Senior debaters visit MPR studio to comment on first presidential debate night

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager September 29, 2016
Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson participate in a live analysis of the Sept. 26 debate night at MPR headquarters.
The decision to make Iowa the first caucus was a hardly serendipitous accident.

Caucus Kickoff: Why is Iowa “first in the nation”?

Riley Wheaton, Columnist January 27, 2016
A brief history on how Iowa snatched the first caucus
Students selected the candidates they identified with most at this point in the election.

Policy or Personality? Students deliberate over candidates for the presidential election

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor December 29, 2015
When deciding which candidate to support for the upcoming presidential elections, students consider both the policies that candidate advocates for (or don't) and their personality. Their decision making process is influenced by party affiliation and social media presence.
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