THE FEATHERDUSTER

My momma

Jill Dodson, Business Manager

January 21, 2020

It’s always been my mom and me. From the time I was born I’ve always had her. My dad’s out of the picture, and even after she got married to my step dad, she and I have had a bond unlike any other. She was born in Shrevepo...

Seventh Democratic debate creates rift between Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2020

The 7th Democratic debate proved to be the most uneventful debate so far. Maybe it was because of the smaller pool of candidates — six, in comparison to the 20 candidates in the first debate — or maybe it was because it was ...

Seventh Democratic debate may be deciding factor for voters in primary elections

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2020

The January Democratic debate is coming up this Tuesday. It will be critical for many of the candidates, as it is the last debate before the primary voting season which will begin Feb. 3 in Iowa. Because Iowa will vote first, t...

Candidates discuss impeachment at the December Democratic Debate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

December 22, 2019

Despite all of the concerns surrounding the Democratic Debate Dec. 19 at Loyola Marymount University, all seven of the qualifying candidates made it to the stage. The concerns being a feud between a company called Sodexo that th...

Two different perspectives on mass shootings

Mehuli Basu Roy and Joy Wang

December 16, 2019

Mehuli: Fear. Something that controls us and affects our daily actions. Carefully judging our activities so that there’s no danger of getting hurt. Worry. Something that tugs at us in the back of our brain and mak...

Kamala Harris suspends presidential campaign

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2019

This past week has seen a record amount of candidates leaving the 2020 race. It all started with Joe Sestak on Sunday, followed by Steve Bullock on Monday. It was expected. The two candidates had a weak following in the polls a...

2020 presidential race update

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2019

It’s been a dramatic week on the campaign trail. Pete Buttigieg made a controversial statement about black rights, Kamala Harris’s State Operations Director left her campaign for Michael Bloomberg’s and Amy Klobuchar shaded the de...

What Gen Z looks for in a presidential candidate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

November 24, 2019

For this week’s political column, I decided to do something a bit different. The goal of my weekly column is to represent what teens are looking for in the 2020 candidates. In this vein, I reached out to some of my fellow journa...

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