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…

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.…

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…

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…

Chicago Gang Violence Reaches an all Time High

  Chicago’s homicides and gun violence rates have hit a high in 2016. According to USAToday, August was the single deadliest month in over 20 years. With 92 homicides in August, and 500 total killed so far in 2016, that’s a 50% increase since 2015. ABC News reported 100,000 active gang members opposed to only 12,000…

Teenager may select next Mars Rover landing

NASA is currently working with 16 year old, Alex Longo, to select where the next landing site for the Mars Rover will be. Although Longo has not even graduated from high school yet, that doesn’t seem to bother NASA in the slightest. “My first experience with space exploration was in 2005,” Longo says. “I was…

Murderer of Jacob Wetterling confesses after 27 years

In the relatively small town of St. Joseph, Minnesota, Jacob Wetterling’s abduction remained a mystery until recently, when Danny Heinrich, 53, confessed to abducting, sexually assaulting, and murdering Wetterling. This confession uncovered the horrific details of the tragic event that occurred almost 27 years ago. Heinrich plead guilty to a federal charge of child pornography.…