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It’s Over: The End or New Beginning?

It’s Over: The End or New Beginning?

Zachary Mejia, Political Correspondent
November 9, 2016
Filed under Top Stories

President-elect Donald Trump has clinched the 2016 presidential election after a tight battle to the last minute with his opponent, Hillary Clinton. His victory marks the closest election since Bush v Gore, and like the 2000 elections, third party candidates played a key role in the outcome. While m...

Clinton slings mud at Sanders

Clinton slings mud at Sanders

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
May 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The Democratic primary elections have been interesting to watch. The most entertaining part has been Bernie Sanders' rise in momentum. It must be extremely disappointing for Hillary Clinton to have lost to Obama, and now, even when using the first female president card, Sanders is still giving her a run ...

The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Last month’s terrorist attack in Brussels is yet another unintended consequence of the West’s dreadful diplomacy in the Middle East, specifically, the Obama Administration's use of unconventional hard power diplomacy. Despite the unavoidable controversy that plagues any world leader in regard to M...

The Rise of Insurgents : Why People Love Trump and Sanders

The Rise of Insurgents : Why People Love Trump and Sanders

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
March 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

  I have been watching the political process of choosing the 2016 candidate for president on both sides of the political aisle since the beginning, and it has been an exciting turn of events. Two candidates in particular, and their fan bases, have really stood out in this election process, Donald Tr...

A Failing Party

A Failing Party

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Not since the 1912 presidential elections has the Republican Party been so partitioned. The unnatural phenomenon that is Donald Trump has ruined the party's "establishment" and moderates chances of winning the presidential election. Instead, as it is with Trump in the lead with 67 delegates and Super Tue...

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