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What’s next for Democrats after Super Tuesday?

What’s next for Democrats after Super Tuesday?

Oscar Torres, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

One thousand nine hundred ninety one is the magic number of delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination. After Super Tuesday, it is clear who the two front runners are.  Democrats showed up at the polls for Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden this Super Tuesday and it is relatively close. N...

“You’re Fired” – Trump rules through fear

Hunter Berube, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

It seems President Donald Trump remembers a thing or two from his time on “The Apprentice,” as the phrase “Ya fired!” echoed through Washington D.C. this past week. Trump has been keeping tabs on anyone and everyone, from the White House to the Pentagon, that poses a threat to his presidenc...

The billionaire and frisk re-emerge

The billionaire and frisk re-emerge

Oscar Torres, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Being a multi-billionaire and a former mayor of New York City has its perks. However, being a billionaire shouldn’t help buy your way onto the democratic presidential candidate conversation. Michael Bloomberg served as mayor from 2002-2013, and earlier this week an audiotape surfaced on the int...

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is long overdue

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is long overdue

Chris Sadrnoori

March 6, 2019

It has been 17 years since the United States invaded Afghanistan following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The war has lasted four complete presidential terms, a staple focus for both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, yet they were not able to put an end to it. On the fifth term, President...

Ralph Northam administration: Politics over core values

Ralph Northam administration: Politics over core values

Nick Viveiros

February 20, 2019

When news broke in early February that Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D-VA) med school yearbook featured a photo of two men in racist garb — one in blackface, the other in full Klan robes — this reporter shook his head, but certainly wasn’t surprised. For those of us who haven’t turned on cable news ...

Andrew Cuomo and other Democrats have heartlessly condoned infanticide

Nick Sammarco

February 20, 2019

Since the abortion rights movement in the 1960s, pro-choice advocates have argued that abortions, the termination of a developing human life, should be, in the words of Hillary Clinton (D-NY) during a 2008 speech to the Democratic Leadership Council, “safe, legal, and rare.” As science creat...

“In God we trust” doesn’t represent all Americans

Harper Wayne

February 6, 2019

As Americans, are we supposed to believe that the religious clause of the first amendment holds weight, when our dollars pay for the phrase “In God we trust” to be placed on government buildings? Separation of church and state is a part of the First Amendment in the Constitution, stating that, "Co...

Midterm Election Reflection: Parties over actual politics

Harper Wayne

November 7, 2018

Last Tuesday night, the United States announced its Midterm election results and sitting inside of my dorm, finally a contributor to politics, I saw how much of a difference every vote makes. The democrats added 26 seats to the house and the republicans added two in the senate. Ted Cruz won Texas ...

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