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Authors Articles by Nicholas Slayton '19

Nicholas Slayton '19

Nicholas Slayton '19
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One of the closest races in the Senate this year in Arizona, where Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, and Republican Martha McSally are running to replace the seat of Jeff Flake.  Mr. Flake has felt much of the ire of the Republican base, as he has uttered the phrase “country over party” to justify his opposition to Trump. However, this has...
In the most expensive senate race in the history of America up to this point, incumbent Florida Senator  Democrat Bill Nelson faces off with former governor, Republican Rick Scott. 181 million dollars and counting has been spent by both sides, and the next closest race in terms of money spent is in our state of Texas, where Beto O’Rourke...
The 2018 midterms appear to be one of the most hotly contested in modern American history. With controversial (to say the least) President Trump firmly in the reigns of the Republican Party, the Democratic base appears poised to strike a major blow against him. Trump has alienated much of his own party, causing vaunted figures such as  Jeff Flake,...
Blood and God. Israel and Palestine. Since the Jewish state was established in 1948 by the United Nations, it has been marred by conflict. Depending on how one looks at it, Israel has fought in 14 wars over that time. The most recent clash, over President Trump’s establishment of an embassy in Jerusalem, cost the lives of some sixty Palestinians. Israel...
The saxophones whistle, and the clarinets glisten, and the percussionists bristle. Whispers slip through the crowd like wind through the plains. The countenances of the band are calm and steady, and the conductors steel themselves. School President Michael Earsing addresses the crowd and cracks a few jokes with them, and then Band Director Zane Crownover does the same. Then,...

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