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2018 State of the Union Address

On January 30th, President Trump gave his first State of the Union address. With over 40 million viewers, this speech has a huge impact on how the world perceives the state of the government and their direction.   Trump spoke a lot about the economy, saying that jobs are being created

The Opioid Epidemic

Everyday, 1,000 people are treated in emergency departments for misusing prescription opioids. President Trump last thursday declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, delivering on one of his campaign promises. However, his failure to declare it a “national emergency”, like he promised he would, limits the amount of funding

How the North Korean Conflict Affects PHS Students

Kim Jong Un, president of North Korea, has been threatening the United States and conducting missile tests lately. The most recent test was on Sept. 15 over Japan.         The threats have caused controversy over what to do to combat the threats, and many argue over whether or not an

Senate Moves to Modernize Endangered Species Act

       What if America had no eagles? How much patriotism would it lose? With the American Bald Eagle being the heart of the USA’s pride, it’s symbolism goes beyond words. However, losing this majestic creature may be in the future because of a decision from the 45th president.    

He’s Our President

President Donald J. Trump- sounds funny to say doesn’t it? The GOP candidate pulled off one of the biggest upsets in United States political history, and after the results finally started to settle with people, we had to ask: How did this happen? This question is one that has yet

Why You Should Vote as the Youngest Generation in America

As you sit there, and read this paper, you may think that your one vote, doesn’t make a difference. However, it’s not a matter of whether it makes a difference,   “As a citizen I feel it’s my duty,” said Christian Holferty, junior, a continuous attender of The Young Republicans Club.

Presidential Debate Review

Last night, September 26, 2016, marked the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the Democratic and Republican nominees for president (respectively). After 90 minutes of commercial free discussion, I must say I’m not exactly impressed. I think whenever I finish watching a debate with the impression that

Panther Opinions on the Presidential Race

Students at South have varied opinions about the prospective results of the upcoming presidential primaries. Following the Iowa caucuses, there have been some changes in the chances candidates have to succeed in the primaries to get the nomination. The frontrunners for the Republican party are currently Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, but

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It was the bill that put Arizona on the edge of their seats, along with the rest of America. With two strongly competitive sides, the Governor was put into a tough position, and got people discussing and debating it’s final vote outcome.