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GOP presidential hopeful Cruz faces insurmountable odds for candidacy

Senator Ted Cruz.
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April 1, 2015

By Ian Kea Texas Senator Ted Cruz on March 23 announced before a crowd at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia his intention to seek the Republican nomination for president. The Canadian-born U.S. legislator is the first major candidate to officially enter the presidential arena on both sides of the ai...

Ace political drama shuffles format in new season

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March 4, 2015

By Samuel Correa Former house majority whip Frank Underwood and his wife Claire Underwood of “House of Cards” were climbing a mountain, and they would strike down anyone who would get in their way. Now, with the start of season three, Frank and Claire are at the top of this mountain, the White...

Jeb Bush’s potential problem with his potential run

Alexa Gagosz

January 7, 2015

Jeb Bush has bigger issues than being part of the “Bush” family tree, if you can think of such a thing. Yes, the “average American” is sick of the same family legacy tirelessly running for a political office, and certainly doesn’t want a third Bush member up on the hill as president. Unfortunatel...

“It’s On Us” public awareness campaign to prevent campus sexual assault launched

Actor and film producer Benicio Del Toro participated in the PSA campaign for

Thalia Yunen

September 24, 2014

The U.S. Government has announced a public-private campaign called “It’s on Us.” The campaign was created to engage college students, of all genders, to participate in preventing sexual assault and learn from the conversation, according to a statement from the White House. The government has...

Thumbs down: Tim Thomas wrong to skip White House visit

Thumbs down: Tim Thomas wrong to skip White House visit

February 1, 2012

Caitlin Lezell Journal Staff Bruins goalie Tim Thomas declined an invitation to the White House by President Obama last week, a decision that has been causing quite a stir among Bruins fans and critics alike. He gave a brief statement defending his decision on Facebook, stating simply that "the...

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