Inspired to “lead by example,” U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on March 19 that would cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent over the next decade. This is the president’s most recent step in his climate-change agenda. Given the federal government’s already-low emission rates, this attests to the president’s […]

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Among America’s younger generations, especially the neophyte voters, being affiliated with the Republican Party seems to be rare. This may be for a couple of reasons, which all go back to a core problem that the Grand Old Party is attempting to tackle in 2016. Young GOP affiliates may be quiet supporters and don’t necessarily […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton No matter how progressive it may seem, the United States still battles with racist tendencies. We often say or think that we are past all of the dark times of civil rights violations, but they remain today in more intrinsic, undermining ways. In 1978, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in […]

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By Kristina Saliba, Staff Writer One thing I never thought I would share with the President of the United States? We both Vine. That’s right America; your President was recently featured in his very own Vine, a relatively new social media app that let’s you put together short video clips that you film on your smart […]

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By Amira Francis, Staff Writer @Mircatfrancis Let’s focus on something a little less formal and a little more fun that has to do with this election season: Barack Obama and Mitt Romney’s Tumblr accounts. These gems (really, gems) reveal a bit about their campaigning styles outside of mainstream media. Scrolling through President Barack Obama’s campaign […]

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By Hilary Ribons, Staff Writer @hilaryalexisr It’s almost election time. And with a few televised political debates under our belts, it’s time to start considering who we are going to vote for. Though it’s truly entertaining to watch two politicians verbally duke it out, I was left at the end of the debates still seriously […]

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By Tom Ford, Daily Free Press contributor The third presidential debate, which took place at Lynn University in Florida, was a discussion that, while slated to center around the candidates’ foreign policy platforms, frequently reverted back to a discussion of life at home. Both candidates made it clear that while there are significant threats to […]

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By Tom Ford, Daily Free Press Contributor In the second Presidential debate of 2012, a town hall-format discussion at Hofstra University in New York, a discussion of the economy led Governor Romney to claim that our current economic track is akin to that of the failing European Union. Greece faces an enormous debt crisis, which […]

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