People stand in line to vote early Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Pembroke Pines, Fla. On the only Sunday that Florida polls will be open for early voting this election cycle, faith leaders from 44 congregations in six Florida cities will lead their congregations to early voting locations in a massive "Souls to the Polls" effort to mobilize faith voters. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Saints 18 and ready to vote

This presidential election season is one of the most controversial in history. As a result, a record-setting 132 million Americans are expected to vote on November 8. Included in that number will be approximately 33 students at All Saints’ who will hit the magical voting age of 18 prior to the election. As they and…

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Who is Gary Johnson?

Unsure of who to vote for? Camp Trump or Clinton? Hail Mary write in? Or no vote at all? There is a third option…Libertarian Gary Johnson. But who is he? If you’re among the majority of the population, you don’t know much about him, so here are some commonly asked questions to clear things up.…

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Are the Big E’s easy to ascertain?

In the 2016 election, the traditional issues have taken a backseat to all of the noise and the commotion going on in the candidates personal lives. The “Big E’s” – Education, Economy, Environment and Equality – are the issues most people are still looking to understand before election day. As you would expect, Hillary Clinton…

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A presidential debate that was anything but presidential

America has never seen an election quite like the 2016 presidential election. With both candidates being highly controversial, many Americans are still unsure of who they will vote for in November. The town hall format of the second presidential election provided a way for a select few Americans, who were still undecided about who they…

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Cheerleading is not just rah rah on the sidelines anymore. Cheerleaders are now throwing their teammates in the air and still managing to catch them. They are also flipping their bodies upside down multiple times in a row.  Cheerleading for our generation is not exactly what it was for the generation before us. In my…

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Football favoritism in All Saints’?

The opinions expressed below are those of the individual student quoted, not The Modern Saint.  When you think about your Friday nights, what do you think about? For most people during this season the answer is football. But, is that a good thing? Is football the only sport that seems to be able to bring…

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The parking situation and what should be changed

The parking situation at All Saints’ has been discussed by faculty, staff, and students recently. The students of the Upper School, mainly the juniors and seniors, have had to park in the grass because there were no more spots left in the mornings. And yes, I am guilty of doing so. Recently, Worden announced in…