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Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 19-25

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 19-25

By Katie Thomas, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Electoral College officially elects Donald Trump as next president The 538 members of the Electoral College casted their final votes to determine the president and vice president. Electors met and voted in their states on Dec. 19 to finalize the election. Despite much protest and the loss of...

First annual Chemistry Club election showcases the future

First annual Chemistry Club election showcases the future

By Zoe Graves, Intern

December 19, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Last week from Dec. 5-8, the Grosse Pointe North Chemistry Club held elections for President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Because of the students’ enthusiasm, this was the first year they’ve held elections. “It seemed like there was a much higher level of interest, and we had more...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 12-18

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 12-18

By Sofia Ketels, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016


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Military Activity in eastern Aleppo ceases as Syrian regime takes control. On Tuesday, December 13, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin informed the United Nations that the Syrian government had taken over the eastern portion of the Aleppo.  Sources have told CNN that an evacuation and ceas...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 5-11

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 5-11

By Zoe Graves, Intern

December 5, 2016


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30 people confirmed dead after Oakland warehouse fire Thirty bodies have been found so far after a massive fire destroyed a warehouse over the weekend in Oakland, California. The fire started during an electronic dance party that took place in the warehouse Friday night, and was put out b...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 28- Dec. 4

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 28- Dec. 4

By Jacqueline Squillace, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2016


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Wisconsin recount initiated, Clinton affiliates plan to participate Marc Elias, Hillary for President’s general counsel, disclosed Saturday that there will be a recount in the state of Wisconsin, initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Elias stated that the Clinton campaign received “hu...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 21-27

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 21-27

By Erin Kaled, Editor

November 21, 2016


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Chattanooga bus crash kills students A bus driver from Chattanooga, Tennessee was driving over the speed limit on Monday, Nov. 22, killing five kids on board. Driver Johnthony Walker now faces five counts of vehicular homicide. To learn more, follow this link. Trump won’t pursue...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 14-20

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 14-20

By Billy Steigelman, Assistant Editor

November 14, 2016


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Presidential election sparks protests Protests have been occurring across the country since Donald Trump was elected president-elect last week. The groups have been fighting against comments Trump has made in the past about immigration, women and the LGBTQ community. While most have stay...

Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods presidential election results show divide within school system

Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods presidential election results show divide within school system

By Alex Harring, Website Managing Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A Nov. 9 Grosse Pointe Times story shows that Grosse Pointe agreed with the electoral college. The community-at-large voted for President-elect Donald Trump. The two Pointes that strictly service Grosse Pointe North, the Woods and Shores, voted for Trump, along with the divided Farms. The City a...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 7-13

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 7-13

By Sonny Mulpuri, Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

Fate of America will be decided on Tuesday As campaigning draws to a close, Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton will face off on election day to see who becomes the 45th president. The Senate and House of Representatives along with local proposals and officials...

Class of 2020 welcomes new student council

Class of 2020 welcomes new student council

By Sonny Mulpuri and Sofia Ketels

November 1, 2016


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Freshmen lined up at the bookstore on Friday, Oct. 28 to vote for their class representatives. Results were announced that afternoon. Freshman Jenna Buckman won the vice presidential election. She’s had student council experience since sixth grade and she has a passion for helping her peers, she sai...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

By Katie Thomas, Intern

October 31, 2016


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FBI reopens Clinton email case New emails were discovered that are “pertinent to the investigation” in Clinton's private email server on a computer that belonged to Anthony D. Weiner, husband of the vice chairwoman of Clinton's 2016 campaign. In addition, if the FBI finds evidence tha...

Facing repercussions

By Erin Kaled and Katelynn Mulder

October 26, 2016


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When the girls varsity soccer team won districts last spring, they ended an eight-year drought. But after someone sent an anonymous letter to the Michigan High School Athletic Association claiming the team played more regular season games than allowed, the girls were stripped of their title and ...