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Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

by Maya Rodriguez, Staff Writer // February 15, 2021

President Joe Biden’s Inauguration commenced with words about unity, tolerance and the preservation of democratic values. In his speech, Biden called...

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United States division sparked by both sides of the political spectrum

United States division sparked by both sides of the political spectrum

by Nicholas Edabat, Contributor // January 27, 2021

Tensions within the country remain heightened between the radicalized masses of the democratic and republican parties after “The Trump Insurrection,”...

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Perspective: Surviving in the epicenter of the country's political division

Perspective: Surviving in the epicenter of the country’s political division

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // January 25, 2021

East Coast pride is something that can be seen (or heard) over a mile away. Typically, natives are some of the loudest and proudest, representing their...

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Blue and red make purple: Social media hijacks America's idea of unity

Blue and red make purple: Social media hijacks America’s idea of unity

by Sebastian Mendoza, Staff Writer // December 17, 2020

Anyone who hasn’t lived under a rock for the last couple of years will agree with me when I say society has progressed exponentially in the way medications...

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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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