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Election Results 2012

President Barack Obama waves to supporters at his election-night headquarters as he celebrates his re-election on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois.

Dalton Valette, Opinions Editor

November 7, 2012

President/ Vice President- Barack Obama/ Joe Biden (D) Runner-up- Mitt Romney/ Paul Ryan (R) Electoral Votes- 303 for Obama, 206 for Romney (Florida results not in) Percentage- 50.3% Obama, 48.1% Romney   U.S. House of Representative District 2- Jared Polis (D) Runner-up- Kevin...

Colorado Goes Green: Passing of Amendment 64 Raises Questions, Concerns

Fish and Game wardens search for illegal marijuana farms in the Sierra Foothills, October 16, 2012. Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 on November 6th, making recreational marijuana legal in the state.

David Andrews, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2012

While many eyes were glued to T.V. screens following the presidential election, an important side story was developing with the passing of Amendment 64. Amendment 64 is contentious among voters due to the myriad of issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana. Amendment 64 would effectively end...

Election Process Suffers Hiccups in Many States

Election worker Richard Coit makes sure all ballots are removed from envelopes by looking through the hole in the middle of the envelopes at the Whatcom County Auditor's office on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, in Bellingham, Washington.

Arika Rooney, Business Manager

November 6, 2012

Everyone across America relies on our political system to cast our votes correctly in able to make our voice matter. A vote discarded or incorrectly counted could have a large impact across the nation and could leave citizens questioning our election process. Across the country instances like this have...

Where’s Jim? Campus Monitor Jim Wilpolt on Leave for Surgery

Where’s Jim? Campus Monitor Jim Wilpolt on Leave for Surgery

Arika Rooney, Business Manager

October 17, 2012

If you’ve ever gone off campus for lunch, gotten a parking pass, or seen a golf cart steering around campus drive, then you probably know who Jim Wilpolt is. Jim has been a Campus Monitor with BVSD for a total of 14 years, 11 of those here at monarch. He will be on leave for the next few months....

Buying a Used Car, a Professional’s Perspective

Joy Wineman, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2012

I had the opportunity to speak with Steve Warner, the owner and manager of AutoSearch USA. This is a company that buys and sells used cars. Q) What price ranges do used cars typically come on? A) Used vehicles...range from $3000-$250,000.  Typically most consumers purchase vehicles with an average...

Activities Fair Helps Freshmen Get Involved

Activities Fair Helps Freshmen Get Involved

Joy Wineman, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2012

Monarch Thespians were a hit at the fair. Their representatives raided the costume closet and blasted music. Both techniques seemed to attract freshmen well. Junior Malachi Dray, pictured wearing a blue hat in the photo above, showed slight opposition to being photographed.   Junio...

Student Store: the Creation of a Homemade Delicacy

Parker Sitton (left), Daniel McComas, and Kingston Wagner huddle together to fill out paperwork at the student store during second period. (Photo credit: Conner Lund)

Conner Lund, News Editor

September 12, 2012

The student store has now introduced a brand new recipe for burritos. Yet the student body is still asking, “Where do they come from?” These new burritos are in fact created right here, in the catering classroom, taught by Mrs. Olsen. The Catering 2 students now have a big plate on their hands. ...

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