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The Political Hawk

Some at HC Excited, Relieved After Historic Election

November 24, 2020 |

After anxious waiting, many at Hudson Catholic welcome United States President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after their win in the 2020 presidential election. 

Many members of the community shared with The Commentator the worry they felt … Read More

Endorsement: Biden for President

October 29, 2020 |

Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this piece represent the majority opinion of the student editorial staff of The Commentator. This endorsement is NOT meant to reflect the opinion of the students or staff of Hudson Catholic Regional High School … Read More

Voting ABCs for Generation Z

October 10, 2020 |

Voting may not seem like a big deal, especially to us in the younger generation. But, believe it or not, the future is in the hands of the youth. We are the future!

Although most members of Generation Z are … Read More

Opinion: American Nightmare

February 20, 2020 |

Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are solely those of the author. They do not reflect the opinions of The Commentator staff nor those of Hudson Catholic Regional High School.

The American Dream.

There’s a saying I used to hear when my … Read More

Opinion: The American Dream is a Lie

February 19, 2020 |

Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are solely those of the author. They do not reflect the opinions of The Commentator staff nor those of Hudson Catholic Regional High School.

A full-time job after high school, marriage before a … Read More

Where The Two Political Parties Stand on Guns

January 2, 2020 |

In our time in America, our country is divided on the issue of gun control.  Many are divided on their opinions on what should be done with our firearms. Many people throughout the country are wondering when an effective solution … Read More

Democratic Primary Frontrunner Profiles

November 19, 2019 |
  1. Former Vice President Joe Biden – Biden is currently in the lead in the 2020 democratic race, polling in at an average of 26% of voters. Biden was previously behind Elizabeth Warren in polling, but due to the recent impeachment … Read More

May the Best Woman Win

January 29, 2019 |

To some’s joy and others’ dismay, US Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) issued separate statements with their intentions to run for president in 2020. It can be said that these announcements were to be expected, as both … Read More

Breaching the Divide

December 12, 2018 |

I talked to a Republican, conservative white woman about politics on Instagram–this is what happened. Spoiler: we aren’t all that different.

About three months ago I followed conservative public figure, Esther Houston, on Instagram. Her husband, Joel Houston, is the … Read More

Do Young People Care About Voting?

November 15, 2018 |

It was a rainy Monday morning, and I was in an Uber reluctantly making my way to a doctor’s appointment. As the Uber was driving down a highway (which one, I don’t know. I trust my phone to take me … Read More

Speech: Why My Vote Matters

November 5, 2018 | 1

Click play on the audio above to hear our Politics and Lifestyle Editor, Arlette Huesca ’19, give a rousing speech on the importance of voting. The full text of her speech can be found below.

“We hold these … Read More

Nikki Haley’s Unexpected Resignation

October 28, 2018 |

Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, announced her resignation from her position with President Donald Trump on October 9, 2018. A press conference was held in the White House, D.C, that Tuesday morning, in which … Read More

Women Demand Answers from Senator Flake

September 29, 2018 |

On Friday, September 28, Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, a Republican, released a statement through his staff that he was indeed going to vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh, which would lead to a larger Senate vote determining … Read More

Analysis: Brett Kavanaugh’s Judiciary Hearing

September 27, 2018 | 1

At 6:49 p.m., four and a half hours after the Judiciary Hearing for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh began, it finally came to an end. Various breaks and powerful statements later, the Senate floor had closed along with … Read More

Gun Violence in 2018 (So Far)

March 23, 2018 |

We have been living in 2018 for fewer than 100 days and there have already been over 20 school shootings in America, putting us on pace to have the most school shootings in a year, ever. These shootings have … Read More