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Congressional Freshmen: What have they done so far?

Congressional Freshmen: What have they done so far?

Taylor Anderson Staff Writer

In the November midterm elections of 2018, the Democratic Party had a significant number of Congress freshmen joining the House of Representatives. New representatives included Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Dan Crenshaw, and Ayanna Pressley. Following the election, the Democratic party took control of the house.

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Class of 2019 Commencement Speaker Emily Wasley (’00) progresses from ASL to career in environmental policy

Class of 2019 Commencement Speaker Emily Wasley (’00) progresses from ASL to career in environmental policy

Zarina Choudhari Stewart Staff Writer

Emily Wasley (’00) will be the commencement speaker at High School Graduation on June 8. Wasley is excited to be standing with the Class of 2019 and “the students of the future.” Like many students at ASL, Wasley grew up in London, despite keeping her heavy American accent. Wasley’s parents taught at the school before she was old enough to attend classes. “My mom tells this really funny story of my first day of kindergarten where I got into really big trouble because I [redirected my class],” she said. “I was so excited; [I thought] ‘Oh, this is my home I know where to go!’ and I didn’t tell the teacher and all of a sudden all of her students were gone.”

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