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Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

Donald Trump Has Been Elected President of the United States

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories

Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States early Wednesday morning, ending the most ridiculous presidential race in recent history with the outcome that no one saw coming — except for maybe Trump himself. After a tumultuous election cycle which saw tensions between the ...

America Has Seen Far Worse Presidents Than Trump

America Has Seen Far Worse Presidents Than Trump

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If Trump does somehow win the Presidency come November, he will not be the worst man America has ever elected to that office.

For Discipline in Politics, Turn to Veep Debate

By Paris Martineau, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The vice presidential debate is something every prospective voter should carefully watch — and not because it is going to be scandalous and titillating, but precisely because it isn’t going to be.

Support for Sanders Soars With Social Media, Rally on Saturday

Support for Sanders Soars With Social Media, Rally on Saturday

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

January 30, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

Bernie Sanders supporters rallied around the presidential candidate's message in major U.S. cities on Saturday.

Republicans need to face the music, economy

Republicans need to face the music, economy

By Abraham Gross, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Republican presidential candidates have staked their campaigns on social issues that, on the whole, are outweighed by the continued importance of the economy.

Comedians today face unfair political burden

Comedians today face unfair political burden

By Mandy Freebairn, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Comedians are increasingly expected to be politically correct. But their job is to make us laugh, and keeping tame hurts their comedy too much.