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What to expect on Inauguration Day

January 20, 2021 President Elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated at Capitol Hill as the 46th President of the United States of America.
Josie Cable, Opinions Editor January 11, 2021

On January 20, president elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. And although traditional events are already in place for Inauguration Day, things are going to look...

Essay: Defending democracy

Weeks after the 2020 election—and after Democratic candidate Joe Biden was announced the winner of the presidential race—political signs still adorn neighborhoods throughout McHenry.
Ciara Duncan, Features Editor November 24, 2020

America is a democracy. Its citizens enjoy free thought, free will, and a free country. That's what makes the U.S. great; people are allowed to believe what they want to believe. That is, of course, until...

President-elect Biden begins transition

President-elect Joe Biden celebrates his election victory in a speech on November 9 to the American public. During his transition, Biden has continued to preach unity between political parties—a key campaign message.
Emma Snyder, News Editor November 17, 2020

President-elect, Joe Biden, wasted not time taking action. Only hours after winning the election on November 7, Biden gave a speech calling for peace between Democrats and Republicans.  “Refusal...

2020 Presidential race still uncertain

The course of the 2020 Presidential Election has been full of twists and turns, all leading to a close race between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.
Emma Snyder, News Editor November 5, 2020

Election night is over and it is still unclear as to who the 46th president of the United States will be. With votes being counted and key states left to win, it could be a week before Americans know the...

Get to know the 2020 presidential candidates

Thursday October 22nd the final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden was held in Tennessee to aid future voters in their voting decision.
Alayna Trimingham, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

An American citizen stands in front of a voting booth on November 3, Election Day. They look back and forth at the candidates on the ballot trying to make a decision. They need to choose the candidate...

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