ELECTION WATCH Does Our Divided Nation Make Kennedy a Divided Campus?

By Adrianna Iorio, Sections Editor Lately, for most us, it seems as if the United States isn’t united at all. Due to recent events, our nation is seemingly divided by what political party we vote for or what morals we identify with. Acts such as not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance or seeing eye-to-eye with our president’s decision-making have proven to make a profound … Continue reading ELECTION WATCH Does Our Divided Nation Make Kennedy a Divided Campus?

A Call For Students to Vote in 2018 Midterm Elections

By Timmy Curry, Clarion Staff For those of you who don’t follow politics, a midterm is not a test you take midway through a semester. It’s a Congressional election that takes place in an off year, the election held between presidential elections. The next midterm election occurs this year and there will be a battle between our two major political parties as they compete for … Continue reading A Call For Students to Vote in 2018 Midterm Elections

Dark Horse Candidates Emerge from Kennedy Campus

By Jebediah Skeets and William Kronckit, Political Smartypanties With the chaotic process of the 2016 presidential race, many Americans are tired of politics and have no idea what the future might hold. From this disaster, two candidates have emerged, ready to lead America into the unknown void of the future. Kennedy teachers, K.C. McCarthy and Aaron Pollock, have thrown their names into the ring for … Continue reading Dark Horse Candidates Emerge from Kennedy Campus

Trump Cabinet Draws Controversy

By Timothy Curry & Dominic Larsen, Clarion Staff At the end of the 2016 presidential election Donald Trump won and it is now his responsibility to be prepared for office by selecting nominees to his cabinet. Each person selected for the majority of the cabinet positions will be reviewed by Congress and have their record picked apart. Though, this election has been one of controversy, … Continue reading Trump Cabinet Draws Controversy

Opinion: What Donald Trump’s Being President-Elect Means For America

by Ariyah Armstrong, Clarion Staff The result of the 2016 U.S. Election is probably the most appalling thing I have ever witnessed while being on planet Earth for fourteen and a half years. Donald Trump, the American businessman, founder of Trump University and Trump Hotels, the main face and ambassador of the phrase, “You’re Fired!” had just won America’s vote to become the 45th president … Continue reading Opinion: What Donald Trump’s Being President-Elect Means For America

JFK Seniors “Exercise” Their Civic Rights by Voting in Mock Election on Campus

By Dominic Larsen, Assistant Editor On May 4, more than 200 Kennedy High School Seniors voted in a mock general election. Students who participated in the process voted for an array of public officials including president, California senator, and Sacramento mayor. They were also able to cast a vote on Proposition 50 as well as Measure X. This allowed students to practice voting in an election before voting later … Continue reading JFK Seniors “Exercise” Their Civic Rights by Voting in Mock Election on Campus

Sacramento 2016 Mayoral Election

By Timothy Curry, Clarion Staff Four mayoral candidates have announced their intent to run in this year’s race, the winner will be decided by Sacramento voters on June 7, 2016.   Angelique Ashby, currently a councilwoman from the North Natomas area was the first to officially enter the race after the current mayor, Kevin Johnson, announced he would not run.   She was elected to her … Continue reading Sacramento 2016 Mayoral Election