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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris wears suffragette white onstage to give her victory speech, a nod to the official colors of the National Woman’s Party. During her speech, Harris paid homage to the women who came before her: “Tonight, I reflect on their struggle, their determination, and the strength of their vision—to see what can be unburdened by what has been—I stand on their shoulders.”

Madam Vice President

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
November 19, 2020
According to an analysis by the New York Times, CNN’s privacy policy has a Lexile score of over 1600, meaning that it would be a difficult read even for those in professional fields like law and medicine. Hulu, Airbnb, Zoom and Disney have similarly difficult policies with Lexile scores of over 1500.

Teens need to care about data privacy

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
November 6, 2020
Over 40 million people have voted by mail this year already, according to data from the US Elections Project. That includes almost 400,000 mail-in ballots returned in Nebraska. The 2020 election has brought unique challenges for voters, and unique opportunities for politicians looking to suppress voting.

Voting is a right, not a privilege

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
October 29, 2020
Social studies teacher Tim Royers has known since the beginning of his teaching career he wanted to make a difference in the education system. He will have a chance to do so as he runs for the state legislature in the 2020 election.

Taking matters into your own hands

Miguel Paredes Reyes, Assistant Sports Director
May 14, 2020
A century after the ratification of the 19th amendment, women are getting more involved in politics and voting in higher proportions than men.

The Pink Wave

Morgan Weir, Staff Reporter
March 12, 2020
The leading Democratic candidates participated in seven hours of climate debates on CNN in early September. To prepare, they released environmental plans on their websites.

Climate plans for the future

Morgan Weir, Staff Reporter
September 25, 2019
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