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My day at the polls

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter March 4, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE While Convent students lay asleep in their beds and visions of TikTok videos danced in their heads, I woke up to the sound of my alarm clock screeching at me from across the room at the pleasant...

Vulakh’s View: Every vote counts

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2020

The real presidential election takes place six weeks after the first Tuesday in November, when 538 presidential electors in Washington, D.C., cast their ballots.  In 48 states and the District of Columbia,...

Dont stop on Election Day

Don’t stop on Election Day

Democratic participation is more than voting
Gray Timberlake and Gabriella Vulakh November 11, 2019

While many adults voted in the 2019 elections last week, young people across the nation are finding other ways to participate in democracy even when they are not legally eligible to vote. Youth civic...

Head of School Rachel Simpson presents senior Caroline Salveson with a white rose, celebrating this election as the first time Salveson will vote. Seniors voting for the first time all received white roses, which were a symbol of the womens suffrage movement.

‘Celebrating Democracy’ shifts focus from presidential election

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor November 7, 2016

Recognition of the democratic process’ importance, the exploration of voting rights throughout American history, and explanation of certain ballot measures were primary themes of today’s assembly,...

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