July 15, 2016

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Senate Convenes Friday Morning

Senate Bill Results By Hayden Kling On Friday the Senators met to discuss bills that would change future Michigan legislation. The results of the voting were as follows: Justice Committee: HB4353 Epi Pen Administration – Passed SB136 Abortion Insurance – Not Passed Liberty Committee: HB4454 Attendance Awards – Passed HJRH Death Penalty – Not Passed […]

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July 15, 2016

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House Bills Results

Debate and Voting Results of House Bills By Hayden Kling On Friday, a House session was called to debate and vote on current Michigan bills. First on the House agenda was HB4162 Bullying. After debate that included impressive arguments from both sides the bill was put to a vote. Upon receiving the majority needed, HB4162 […]

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July 15, 2016

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Media Misquotes

“They’re gonna Skype me into a dog funeral.” – Brian Bigger “FARTS!” – Brian Bigger “Jack is stripping in the Media room.” – Celah Convis “The spirit is willing but the flesh is week; that’s why we have coffee creamer.” – Celah Convis “Can you make it look like I’m not Bruce Willis’ bald head?” […]

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July 15, 2016

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Grayson Wins Election

Grayson Wins Election

Forty-three Percent of Votes go to the Grayson Campaign By Leah Jagt, Isaiah March and Jack Mennega After a week of hard work, the gubernatorial race has come to a close, with Gary A. Grayson winning, holding 43 percent of the vote. Brian U. Roth received 34 percent, and Jeffery O. Kaine followed with 21 […]

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July 15, 2016

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Liberty Committee Meeting

Senators from the Liberty Caucus Vote on Their Amendments By Leah Jagt On Wednesday afternoon, a committee meeting was held at the Capitol by the senators from the Liberty Committee. Rep. Tom Hooker was the chairman. The Liberty Blue caucus supported HB4454—Attendance Awards. This bill would allow high school students to skip school days in […]

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July 15, 2016

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Grayson Campaign Team Anticipates Vote

“Individuals are our First Priority” By Jack Mennega The members of the Maple Party have been working their hardest to put the finishing touches on their campaign. They felt confident about the upcoming vote. The debate was held Wednesday night, and the Grayson Campaign was pleased with the way they presented their candidate. Each staff […]

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July 15, 2016

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Opinion: Purpose

By Jack Mennega What is our purpose as young adults? We are in high school, waiting to be launched into the world to make a difference and to impact it through our abilities. But, to make a stand, we must first prepare. We need to prepare for the possibility of hardships, toil and strain. Along […]

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July 15, 2016

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Media Team Tours WILX

The Media staff Goes on a Tour of the WILX News Station By Leah Jagt On Thursday afternoon, the SSI Media staff toured the WILX building. Paula Bohamed led the tour. First, she brought everyone to the newsroom where reporters and producers do a lot of their work. Bohamed explained how technology has influenced the […]

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July 15, 2016

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Talent Show Review

Cue Applause By Sarah Eby On Thursday night, everyone from caucus members to campaigners came together to display their talents and strut their stuff. First was Philip Huang, who played “How Great Thou Art” on the piano, which was stunning, commanding and frankly immaculate. Then Mandy Jaster performed a duet with Joseph Raney to “Jolly […]

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