Stephanie Lingenfelter

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Stop spending all our money on defense

The U.S. has plenty of problems that need to be addressed, yet we are not able to solve said problems because we are spending our entire budget on the military. Having a large defense budget is necessary; however, the U.S. goes above necessity and into excessive spending with our budget.  According to the Office of […]

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Women’s rights on the decline a year after RBG’s death

One year ago, the world lost a legend, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG). RBG lost her battle to metastatic pancreatic cancer on Sept. 18, 2020, at the age of 87. She worked on the Supreme Court until the day she died. RGB was a women’s rights advocate responsible for women being able to […]

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Line 3 Pipeline
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Line 3 will cause more damage than improvements

After successfully stopping construction on the Keystone Pipeline in June, environmentalists are tasked with preventing yet another pipeline, Line 3, that would cross most of the Midwest. The U.S. has agreed to invest $2.9 billion into this pipeline replacement program that would further expand the damaging fossil fuel industry, so many are calling on Biden […]

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Northwestern develops revolutionary COVID-19 rapid test

Northwestern University has developed a new COVID-19 rapid test that could simplify and quicken testing. The PCR test, which detects RNA that is specific to the virus within days of infection and is considered the “gold standard” for COVID-19 detection, will only require a single swab and 15 minutes before a positive or negative result […]

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Stimulus Check
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Latest stimulus check gives relief to millions

A second stimulus check passed on March 10, sending $1,400 to qualifying Americans. This comes after the December stimulus check that gave Americans $600, which many called insufficient, lobbying for $2,000 instead. With the passing of this COVID Relief Bill, that $2,000 demand has been reached. COVID-19 has left thousands without jobs and put a […]

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Third Wave of COVID Could Bring Changes for Spring

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the U.S. once again, with a new single-day record of 83,757 cases on Oct. 23 and an estimated half-million deaths by Feb. 28. This third wave is expected to be worse than both the first and second waves. This third wave puts new variables on the table for […]

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