2020 Election Coverage
The Dispatch’s coverage on the upcoming election.
Young voters reflect on the upcoming election
Managing editors Natalie Cullen and Izzy Rejino ask seniors who are eligible to vote about the upcoming election.
SNL skit or Presidential Debate?
Did anybody else watch the Presidential Debate on Tuesday, Sept. 29, and think, am I really watching this? Is this the official debate between the two prospective leaders of our country? Because that was all I was thinking as President Donald Trump interrupted and disrespected that poor moderator Chris Wallace, and as Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden called Trump a clown and told him to s...
Election Day is now a holiday for Austin ISD
The Austin Independent School District has changed the student holiday that falls on Monday, October 12th to November 3rd. Oct. 12 was scheduled to be a holiday for Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Austin. However, Austin ISD has made the switch to Nov. 3 to limit the spread of COVID-19 and ensure proper social distancing guidelines are executed at the campus polling sites. A...
Trump should wait to fill Ginsburg’s seat until after the 2020 Presidential Election
On Friday, September 25, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was laid to rest in the United States Capitol. She is the first woman to receive this honor, which is extremely fitting for her life and legacy. Ginsburg's death was a loss felt throughout the nation, some not only mourning the loss of a feminist icon, but also the loss of a liberal seat in the Supreme Court. The Constitution states that ...