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America inching toward Civil War

America inching toward Civil War

Roberto Fonseca and Nicole Henson

February 23, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s been something that should have been in the back of American’s heads since Hillary and President Donald Trump were both nominated as the primary candidates to become the President of the United States. How much closer to a civil war are we?If Bernie Sanders had won the democratic nomination,...

California primary election includes Senate seat

California primary election includes Senate seat

Elizabeth Helmer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The stakes are higher than usually in the 2016 primary election. For the first time in 24 years, California is having an open Senate race. Next to Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, 34 names of Senate hopefuls will be listed on the California primary. Citizens registered...

Presidential election vital to women’s rights

Presidential election vital to women’s rights

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

April 4, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With all the news surrounding this year’s election, it seems as if everyone is honed in on the candidates' stances on our nation’s most controversial issues. One of the most talked and argued about topics throughout this campaign has been that of abortion rights - a topic I find to be ex...

Sanders loses popularity on social media

Sanders loses popularity on social media

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Whether you watched the Democratic debate held in Flint, Michigan, on Sunday night or not, simply scrolling on any social media outlet would have informed you of the now infamous racial comment Bernie Sanders made during the debate. His comment received an intense amount of backlash on Twitter, Facebook, ...

Politicians should revisit children’s stories

Politicians should revisit children’s stories

Jeff Guzman

March 11, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The presidential election is approaching this year. This will be the first election that I will be old enough to participate in and I’m debating whether any candidate is worthy of my vote. I don’t seem to prefer any candidate, not necessarily because of a stance the...

Political efficacy from a Canadian’s perspective

Political efficacy from a Canadian’s perspective

Nick Bragg

November 8, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Not being a citizen of the United States has burdened me with the inability to vote. I used to not care about politics, I used to have a very low level of political efficacy, I used to think that even if I could vote, my vote wouldn’t matter. Now being older and more educated, I have realized ...

Clinton presidency could galvanize millennial generation

Clinton presidency could galvanize millennial generation

Sophia Xepoleas

April 28, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Twenty bucks says Hillary Clinton wins the 2016 presidential election just because she’s a woman, but ends up marking a significant turning point in America’s history. Before deciding I’m just another overly opinionated feminist who lacks academic merit, let me explain the reasoning beh...

Clinton catastrophe

Clinton catastrophe

Megan Mann

April 21, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Next November, I know for sure that I won't be voting for Hillary Clinton for President. Yes, I know that she'd be the United State's first woman President. Yes, she was the Secretary of State and the Senator for New York. And, of course, she was the first lady while her husband was in office.Obviously...

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