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Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

In a contentious race, Florida Gov. Rick Scott was elected Senator for the state of Florida. He clinched a victory with 50.2 percent of the vote, while Democratic opposition Bill Nelson fell behind with 49.8 percent. After two terms as governor, Scott will continue to represent Florida in Washington...

Andrew Gillum concedes to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

Andrew Gillum concedes to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Democratic candidate for Governor, Andrew Gillum, conceded to Republican nominee Ron DeSantis around 11 p.m. in a narrow race. DeSantis garnered 49.8 percent of the overall vote, while Gillum trailed closely behind at 49 percent. Less than 60,000 votes separated the two candidates. His victory secured...

A recap of the key elections happening in Florida now

A recap of the key elections happening in Florida now

Marin Fehl

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

For Governor: Ron DeSantis (R) DeSantis is the Republican candidate for governor. His campaign has focused on opposing tax increases and defending the First and Second Amendment. If elected, he plans to boost classroom spending and establish greater vocational and technical training in public school...

Counting Hillsborough High School’s votes

Counting Hillsborough High School’s votes

Marin Fehl

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

With the Nov. 6 election fast approaching and early voting already taking place at select locations, eligible voters on campus have begun to consider their voting options. Fairly evenly split, some of the eligible voters are planning to vote and others are sitting this election out. Aisha Ademola For senior A...

Andrew Gillum clinches nomination in Democratic primary for Florida Governor

Andrew Gillum clinches nomination in Democratic primary for Florida Governor

Marin Fehl

August 29, 2018


Filed under Politics, Top Stories

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum clinched the nomination in the Democratic primary for governor, earning 34 percent of the vote with candidates Gwen Graham and Philip Levine trailing with 31 and 20 percent, respectively. If elected in the November general election, he will become the first African American...

Sen. John McCain dies at 81

Sen. John McCain dies at 81

Mercy Tsay

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

This past Saturday, war hero and “maverick”, Sen. John McCain passed away after discontinuing treatment for his brain cancer.   McCain had served in the U.S. Navy and later served in the Vietnam War. He participated in various missions such as the 1966 USS Forrestal Fire and Operation Rollin...

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

Macy McClintock

August 1, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Top Stories

In Hillsborough County last year, 60,000 students enrolled in at least one career-training course. Add that to Tampa Bay Technical High School's 98 percent graduation rate and 627 industry certifications in the 2017-18 school year, and it makes sense why President Donald Trump stopped at the Hill...

Students share opinions on Florida senators

Students share opinions on Florida senators

Carolin Hearne and Jaden Shemesh

May 28, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

The current governor of Florida, Republican Rick Scott announced his run for Senate early in April. He recently signed the HB 7055 and SB 4 bills into law, creating scholarships, limiting teacher unions and expanding the Bright Futures Program. Democrat Bill Nelson is running for reelection in this years Florida...

A look into the 2017 French Presidential Election

A look into the 2017 French Presidential Election

Amber Shemesh

April 16, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

Although the United States has another few years before its next presidential election, France has mere days. The French 2017 Presidential Election is held in the months of April and May; it takes place in two rounds, each with separate dates: the first being on April 23 and the second being on May...

What has Trump done in his first month as president?

What has Trump done in his first month as president?

February 21, 2017


Filed under Interactive, News, Politics

It's been one month since Donald J. Trump has become president, and since then, he's addressed various topics. Click on the boxes below to learn more about his presidency so far.

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