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Pete Buttigieg wins Iowa with 13 of its delegates (Source: Associated Press).

Democratic primaries in the shadow of Iowa

February 14, 2020

The first results of the 2020 Democratic Party caucus came in seven days late, according to the Chicago Tribune. This wasn't supposed to happen. The goal, according to USA Today, was...

Many graduates have liberal political viewpoints.

Educational experience determines political beliefs

February 13, 2018

The United States of America is rarely united. For much of America’s history, its political climate has been divided. And, according to Pew Research Center, the political ...

Sophomore Maya Schwartz looks at the candidates for the 2017 summer reading book and decides which ones to vote on.

Students vote on the 2017 summer reading book

February 25, 2017

A decision finally left up to the students: the summer reading book. From Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, students had the opportunity to vote for the upcoming summer reading book through a G...

Among the choices for President are the Democratic and Republican nominees; Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Students vote in a mock election

November 7, 2016

With the presidential election on the horizon, many students are forming opinions about the various candidates and propositions that are at stake. In the spirit of democracy,...

With the Electoral College, Americans may not have as much of an influence in the election as they thought they did.

Americans look at the Electoral College with skepticism

October 18, 2016

Election Day is just around the corner. However, many Americans either don't understand or like a key component of the election: the Electoral College. This system, in which app...

November is all too close, and many are wondering how much of the population will show up to the polls. If history repeats itself, the answer is clear: not that much.

To vote or not to vote: an American dilemma

October 7, 2016

America has a sad history when it comes to voter turnout, and citizens are wondering if this election will be an anomaly or another slice of the same. In the United States, the...

News microphones wait to capture reactions from U.S. Supreme Court rulings outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013.

Complain less, vote more

October 8, 2014

We live in an age of all time high political apathy for the younger generation, which entails us having record low voter turnouts. People complain about campaign finance roofs...

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