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The last MLB All-Star Game took place at Progressive Field in July of 2019. Because of COVID, the 2020 All-Star Game was cancelled, raising the stakes for a match-up in 2021.

MLB All-Star Game moved

Mackenzie Sroka, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

As a result of Georgia's controversial new voter laws, the MLB has chosen to not support that and has even moved the All-Star Game out of the state.  The law’s purpose is to help correct voting issues,...

Voting laws passed in the past two months are in response to unsubstantiated fears of voting fraud stoked during the 2020 presidential election. Voting rights activists worry that some laws, including those that restrict people from being given water and food while waiting in line to vote, may limit voter turnout.

States pass controversial voting laws

Kaitlyn Wenzel, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

New voting laws passed through many of the 50 states including Georgia, Arkansas, Iowa, and Utah. Critics worry that many of these voting laws will be restrictive to many voters.  Due to the backlash...

MCHS students who will be 18 by the presidential election on November 3, 2020 are eligible to vote in the primaries even if they are still 17 during that election.

Students can register to vote until primaries

Oliver Simpson, Staff Writer November 1, 2019

Students who will be 18 by November 3 are eligible to vote in the upcoming presidential election.  With the primaries quickly approaching, students still have the opportunity to register to vote and...

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