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Podcast: Polipod, Episode1

By Ryan Lawler, Produce rand Talent

September 27, 2019

Rt reporter Ryan Lawler gives a rundown of this weeks biggest political events and explains context to go along with them....

Opinion: Sensationalism surrounding celebrities for president must stop

Opinion: Sensationalism surrounding celebrities for president must stop

By Bridget O'Toole, Round Table opinion editor

January 25, 2018

Every Saturday morning, I wake up at the crack of dawn, drive across the state of Maryland and watch as women’s dreams come to fruition. I’m an intern for the organization Emerge Maryland, which trains qualified women to run for office. These women have worked their entire lives to run for office,...

Reactions: Trump decreases size of Utah national parks

Reactions: Trump decreases size of Utah national parks

By Bridget O'Toole, Round Table opinion editor

December 11, 2017

Last week, President Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation decreasing the size of federally mandated national parks, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante. Middletown High School students reacted to the cut of federally protected land.

Column: Trump administration ignores science behind birth control

Column: Trump administration ignores science behind birth control

By Bridget O'Toole, Round Table opinion editor

November 9, 2017

On October 16, President Trump and his administration rolled back the federal requirement for employers to include contraceptive coverage in their health insurance plans; benefiting business owners who have moral or religious objections to providing women with birth control. This new mandate would go into effect in January of 2018, when US companies renew their health care plans. A women’s righ...

Climate change: more than a minor nuisance

Climate change: more than a minor nuisance

By Reid Fedors, Round Table reporter

March 30, 2017

Blockbuster movies often tell a story about a force that humans created which now cannot be stopped. Much of the time it is a robot taking over the world and it is up to humans to come to the rescue. But there’s a more real threat than the science fiction in movies. Humans have already created an unstopp...

Reactions: Michael Flynn resigns as National Security Advisor

Reactions: Michael Flynn resigns as National Security Advisor

By Ally Pick, Round Table reporter

March 7, 2017

Middletown High School students reacted to the recent news of the resignation of Michael Flynn, National Security Advisor in President Trump’s administration. Flynn resigned after being accused of talking to Russian officials about sanctions prior to the inauguration, which would be considered by...

2016 presidential primaries don’t provide any answers yet

2016 presidential primaries don’t provide any answers yet

By Sam Beltran and Ali Williams, Round Table reporters

February 23, 2016

With the presidential primaries quickly approaching for many states, the intense competition in each party has sparked varying opinions among potential student voters. In the Democratic Party, the battle between Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is at a virtual tie, and is coming...

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