On Thursday, a panel of professors held an election chat to talk about the designation of Donald Trump as president-elect of the United States. I jumped at the idea to attend, for I wanted to hear what a panel of professionals thought about a reality star entering the realm of politics. This open-domain chat proved […]

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Nov. 8 will go down as one of the most intense election days in our nation’s history. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and all of their antics have led to this very moment. All of us have been waiting (or begging) for this ridiculous, slightly embarrassing and ugly election to […]

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1. Twitter issues layoffs, shuts down Vine. This inventor of the 140-character post has been struggling to compete with other social media behemoths such as Facebook and Instagram. In its latest move to curb further losses, Twitter announced a 9 percent cut to its global workforce. Twitter pulled a similar move last year when 336 […]

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Momentum is the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity. “Momentum” is the key word of the status of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which is one for the textbooks. Overcoming the odds, Sanders swept all three Democratic caucuses Saturday in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii. During a rally […]

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Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton Political parties play a huge role in the American voting tradition. Even though, according to a Jan. 12 Gallup poll, Americans have become disenchanted with the two main political parties, the ideologies that shape the parties and those opposing them remain the driving forces of American individual politics. A common […]

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By Lily Purqurian, Staff Writer @lilypurq Senior advisors to the president aren’t often mistaken to be the president. Nor are they often accused of micromanaging the White House’s affairs or clutching onto authority via incorrigibility and favoritism. But Valerie Jarrett is an exception. Jarrett has endured spates of attacks on her legitimacy since the forthcoming of a […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton Name-calling is a part of communication from the moment we start talking. Inevitably, it pervades politics too. BBC News Magazine writer Jon Kelly recently published an article on this very topic. He poses the question, “Why are lattes associated with liberals?” In his article, he dissects the reasoning behind […]

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