Nov. 8 may be the presidential election, but it’s also a big day for candidates running in our local elections. In the town of Barnstable, Aaron Kanzer is running as the Democratic nominee for Massachusetts state representative. The Northeastern University graduate is an energized voice hoping to bring solutions to his home of Cape Cod; […]

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1. Barbara Bush Who would’ve thought, right? Barbara Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, is a Clinton supporter. Barbara attended a Hillary Clinton fundraiser in Paris this past Saturday night. Barbara is the latest celebrity to join a slew of other Bush’s in support of Hillary Clinton. Last month, former President George […]

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Monday night was the first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump — I had many thoughts. I diligently ate my Veggie Straws and watched as the Donald farted around the podium while Secretary Clinton looked on like an all-knowing goddess, wondering how Trump skipped three grades of elementary school […]

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It’s punching season at Harvard! You probably don’t know what that means, so I’ll back up a bit. If you’re “punched” at Harvard, it means you’ve been invited to rush a final club. Final clubs are social clubs that are traditionally all-male, exclusive organizations that have gone unrecognized by the university. They’re basically high-key fraternities. […]

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After recently phone-banking for a campaign, I’ve compiled a few tips that might help voters as state primaries roll around and the impending presidential election looms. 1. Read the literature you’re given. Are you a knowledgeable voter? Don’t count those silly ads you see from time to time on Food Network between a screaming Guy […]

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I spent my summer working a full time job with Boston University Housing staff. I know what you’re thinking: why would I abandon a summer filled with going to the beach, hanging out with friends and depending on weekly allowances from my mother? I had my reasons, but one motive to stay was the possibility of […]

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Disney Channel original movies narrated many of our childhoods. In honor of the 100th DCOM, the channel announced Thursday that it will air a four-day marathon of 51 original movies ranging from “Cheetah Girls” to “Halloweentown” over Memorial Day weekend, Time reported. The DCOM “Rip Girls” was by far my favorite film when I was […]

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I would like to think that I had a sheltered K-12 experience. Thanks to my parents and their generosity, I had the privilege of going to one of the best private college prep schools in Hawaii. I received a great education in a top-notch environment, and because of this, bullying didn’t play a critical role […]

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Presidential Republican hopeful Donald Trump stated his pro-life opinions on abortion Wednesday in an interview with MSNBC host Chris Matthews. But what shocked voters, even conservative voters, was Trump’s comment on crime and punishment in association with abortion. After explaining that he would make abortion illegal as president, Trump declared that women who underwent the […]

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“Millennials don’t vote.” My first semester “Government and Politics” professor and my current writing professor agree with this common phrase. This ideology illustrates a part of the low voter turnout problem that continues to plague the United States with each passing election. There are thousands of excuses that potential voters come up with to justify […]

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