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Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

Emails Aren’t Convincing Electors to Change Their Votes

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Electors are not in any way impressed by the thousands of emails they're receiving, and bigotry will not magically disappear even in the case of a political miracle.

Staff Rants: Nov. 8-14

Staff Rants: Nov. 8-14

By WSN Staff

November 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

These post-election staff rants are guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and shove all of the kale in your house into the garbage.

Trump Surrogates Erode Trust In Political Process

Trump Surrogates Erode Trust In Political Process

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Donald Trump’s surrogates are a haphazard group of political and cultural eccentrics, most of whom have little to no knowledge of or experience in politics.

Antiquated Voting Equipment Threatens Democracy

Antiquated Voting Equipment Threatens Democracy

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Prudently maintaining suitable voting equipment is to preserve the integrity of American democracy.

Does the American Election System Even Want You to Vote?

Does the American Election System Even Want You to Vote?

By Sofia Pereira, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The voting process may be a hassle, but it is up to us as dissatisfied members of this community to elect officials who will change the system.

With Bush Gone, Moderates Have Nowhere to Turn

With Bush Gone, Moderates Have Nowhere to Turn

By Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Jeb Bush’s bid for the presidency was one best suited to an earlier era in time, not the current cycle of screaming and shouting that has begun to characterize our national discourse.

Voting is Valuable, Regardless of Reason

Voting is Valuable, Regardless of Reason

By Max Schachere, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

So, whether you like Hillary for her gender, Carson for his race, or Sanders for his accent, it does not matter – just vote.