What to Know About the French Election

By: Meghan Malas The country of France experienced one of two rounds of voting involved in its electoral process on April 23. The race prior to then was between five individuals representing separate parties, “the far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen, scandal-hit conservative François Fillon, centrist newcomer Emmanuel Macron and far-left wildcard Jean-Luc Mélenchon” (CNN) were all competitive in the Round One, while Benoit Hamon … Continue reading What to Know About the French Election

OPINION: The Results, and What Happens Now

By: Meghan Malas The American democratic process is one that has been held dearly by the people of this country since its founding. Democracy as a whole has its flaws–every type of government does–but above all, democracy is one type of government that directly represents the people, and with this, it will not fail to effectuate its prospect because a democracy in itself fulfills its … Continue reading OPINION: The Results, and What Happens Now

BHS Home to a Number of First Time Voters

By Mitch Hughes Though there was no big presidential election this year, November 4 was still host to some very important midterm elections in which some members of the Senate, House of Representatives, and Governors were up for re-election. After 24 hours, the Republicans have the majority in both the Senate and the House. Many of the political issues that hold most of the weight … Continue reading BHS Home to a Number of First Time Voters