Author: Amber Swigart

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Staff Rout Students in Charity Basketball

 In a Feb. 8 basketball game to benefit the American Heart Association, several WHS staff members defeated students in a 60-41 victory.  According to Math Dept. member and team member Amber Eames, the staff’s...

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HEAD TO HEAD: Pro or Con to the Holidays

Pro Holidays: Amber Swigart  I will be the first to admit that at a glance, the holidays may seem like childlike, foolish speculation that turn religious celebrations into a promotion of America’s consumerist culture....

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Debate Over Mandatory Voting

Compulsory voting takes place in 26 countries, in which all able citizens are legally required to vote, according to the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. PRO: Voting Requirement Fosters Democratic Ideas Spencer Dilyard Compulsory...

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Mandatory Voting Sparks Cultural Disagreement

The pewresearch.org article, “U.S. voter turnout trails most developed countries,” highlights the consistently low voter turnout in the United States, with 53.6 percent of  eligible voters voting in the 2012 presidential election. Many Americans...