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Thank you, Madame Vice President

Thank you, Madame Vice President

by Shalika Oza, Staff Writer // November 25, 2020

Growing up in America, it wasn’t often that I saw South Asian characters in the media, and if I did, they seemed exaggerated and not nearly representative...

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Awakened and empowered, young Americans will hold politicians accountable

Awakened and empowered, young Americans will hold politicians accountable

by Sebastian Mendoza, Contributor // November 24, 2020

The year 2020 has been but a long series of peculiarities that would leave anyone’s mouth open in disbelief. Political chaos in the United States has...

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U.S. territories deserve more political representation

U.S. territories deserve more political representation

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // November 19, 2020

In the United States, Election Day is seen as the peak of democracy, as citizens far and wide 18 years and older cast their vote for president and other...

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Can we have political conversations with our peers without hostility?

Can we have political conversations with our peers without hostility?

by Grace Brady, Contributor // November 17, 2020

In a country where it seems we don’t agree on much, we can all agree on one thing - the first presidential debate was ridiculously laughable. There is...

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OPINION: Trump is wrong. Voting by mail is safe.

OPINION: Trump is wrong. Voting by mail is safe.

by Catherine Van Weele, Senior Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

COVID-19 has altered nearly every facet of life as we know it, and will certainly play a major role in this year’s election. Not only will COVID-19 responses...

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OPINION: It’s important you vote to protect those who can’t

OPINION: It’s important you vote to protect those who can’t

by Gaby Jose, Contributor // November 3, 2020

The basic human rights of countless marginalized groups of people are at risk this Election Day. The 2020 Presidential Election is by far the most important...

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Opinion: If President Trump is re-elected, our democracy will be taken away

Opinion: If President Trump is re-elected, our democracy will be taken away

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // October 15, 2020

When historians look back at the summer of 2020, they will see a nation torn apart by the civil unrest in response to systemic racial injustice. They will...

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A ranked voting system can be beneficial to ensure a fair election

A ranked voting system can be beneficial to ensure a fair election

by Mary Claire Toth, Contributor // September 22, 2020

From sea to shining sea, America parades its democratic process while bullying skeptics of U.S. elective procedures. The United States has gone so far...

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The Trump Administration will restore law and order in America. Again?

The Trump Administration will restore law and order in America. Again?

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // September 21, 2020

President Trump formally accepted the Republican nomination for President on August 27 from the South Lawn of the White House.  Republicans put forth...

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Opinion: Kamala Harris' criminal justice record could cause apprehensions for voters

Opinion: Kamala Harris’ criminal justice record could cause apprehensions for voters

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // September 11, 2020

On August 23, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris conducted their first joint interview as the Democratic presidential ticket for the 2020 election. Senator...

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The Democratic National Convention highlighted everyday American stories. This is what will help Democrats win in November.

The Democratic National Convention highlighted everyday American stories. This is what will help Democrats win in November.

by Jayne Yutig, Contributor // August 26, 2020

A historic (and virtual) Democratic National Convention ended last week, shifting the 2020 Presidential race into hyperdrive as candidates began their...

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Opinion: Sen. Harris as Democratic VP Candidate is a big win for the Black and Asian community

Opinion: Sen. Harris as Democratic VP Candidate is a big win for the Black and Asian community

by Jayne Yutig, Contributor // August 20, 2020

The Democratic National Convention took place this week and its virtual stage was outshined by a historic first — the nomination of the first Black and...

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