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End of election anxiety

Marchers hold letters up that spell out “Count Every Vote” as they make their way across an overpass in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, following Tuesday's election.
November 19, 2020

This was the first presidential election in which I was eligible to vote, and I can say with certainty that I will never forget it. Tuesday, Nov. 3 to Saturday, Nov. 6 were the most anxiety-inducing and...

Trump’s possible impeachment causes alarm

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York on September 25. 2019. // Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
October 12, 2019

In the world of politics, U.S. President Donald Trump has been called into question for an impeachment inquiry due to his involvement in a phone call with the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, about...

News in Brief

Muppet Wikia
March 15, 2019

Afghanistan A misunderstanding led to a firefight between allied American and Afghan troops, ending with American forces destroying an Afghan base by air-strike on May 13. According to the New York...

Global income gap continues to grow

November 16, 2018

According to a 2017 Oxfam report, the eight richest people in the world own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world. The report blamed aggressive wage restraint, tax dodging and the squeezing of...

Voter turnout needs growth

Zain Hameed Headshot
November 2, 2018

Nearly half of eligible Americans don’t vote. No matter how many times I hear this, it always baffles me that so many people don’t take advantage of being a part of the democratic system. “No...

News in Brief

Muppet Wikia
September 14, 2018

On Sept. 12, President Donald Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against any countries or individuals found meddling in U.S. elections. The order instructs the intelligence community...

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention

Local elections are just as important as national ones and deserve people’s undivided attention
October 6, 2017

At such a divisive time in politics, people often get caught up in large national elections and forget about local elections. These elections can have large impacts on the lives of citizens and are still...

Voting is crucial act for all, students included

February 26, 2016

“One vote doesn’t make a difference.” “I don’t like any of the candidates this year.” These are some of the excuses you may hear in November from people in the community who decide not...

Turn out for what? Cast your vote

October 30, 2015

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 61.9 percent of eligible voters cast their votes in the 2012 presidential election. You may think, “Wow, that’s over half the population. We’re doing pretty good,...

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