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2018 Midterms: What You Need to Know

2018 Midterms: What You Need to Know

Cari Spencer, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2018

Civic Engagement Among Teenagers

Rae Malik, Copy Editor

November 5, 2018

Rae Malik Copy Editor Civic Engagement is doing service for the community that help develop a set of skills. Civic engagement can be both political and non-political. Oftentimes civic engagement is able inspire people to create...

What is Absentee and Early Voting?

Hannah Rippberger, Online Team

November 8, 2016

As you probably know, the election is coming up.  It seems as if every commercial break has a line up of political advertisements.  If you are 18 you more than likely have been told it is your civic duty to vote.  One optio...

Orono Election Results

Orono Election Results

November 26, 2012

Students debate welfare reform laws

October 16, 2012

The controversial topic of welfare has become more prevalent throughout the nation in light of the 2012 presidential election. Over 15 million Americans rely on welfare money from the government annually. Welfare allows government...

Minnesotans display their votes

October 8, 2012

httpv:// Margeaux Dittrich is the Arts and Entertainment Editor for The Spartan Speaks.

Negative campaign ads affect voters

March 19, 2012

Just four years ago, only 6 percent of campaign advertising in the Republican party primary amounted to attacks on other Republicans, a figure that has shot up to over 50 percent in this election. In an article reported by...

Candidates fight for top spot in 2012 election

October 28, 2011

The next presidential election is not set to take place until the sixth of November 2012, and candidates are already forming a platform and debating for the election. The Republican nomination for the race is still open while...

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