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Presidential campaigns ignored policy

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The confetti has been swept, the speeches given and stories written. On TV pundits will continue to opine on the national and local ramifications of this race or that, but for all intents and purposes our long national nightmare is...

Third party options are uninspiring

by Sydney Sweeney, Staff Columnist

August 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Young voters are angry. Student debt, police brutality, mass shootings and the 2016 presidential election have shaken confidence in the future. The wide-eyed optimism and anticipation for change motivating the least politically-involved...

The election matters: Students need to start paying more attention

by Mackenzie Boss, Staff Columnist

March 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

With the 2016 U.S. presidential election season in full swing, it seems as if there is only a minimal amount of students who genuinely care and are interested in politics and the results of this election. The lack of studen...

Vote for candidates because of their ideals, not their gender

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

February 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton and her run for presidency ties feminists from all across the country closer together and it fills those who fought for women’s rights years ago with sentiments of victory, and to many it means the complete ...

Unimpressive election results in apathetic college voters

by Morgan Rubin

February 11, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Well, the time is here … again. The final stage of the race for mayor of San Diego comes to an unexciting close. Today, we will find out who the winner is. Could it be Kevin Faulconer, the older,  Caucasian conservative who...

Students must bring change to government

by Kenneth Leonard

October 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The U.S. Congress has a 90 percent incumbency rate and a historically low approval rating of five percent. This means members of Congress are almost universally viewed as incompetent, but the same idiots keep getting reelected....