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Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 16, 2018

There was a blue wave, but it was no tsunami. Democrats won a majority in the U.S. House, but with continued Republican majority in the Senate, and a Republican Supreme Court. Midterm elections are often seen as a referendum on the president’s party, and with president Donald Trump’s approval rati...

Political influence by third parties is evident

Political influence by third parties is evident

Janavi Mehta, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Third parties seem too obscure for most people to bother with. Some may even see them as irrelevant. When half of all eligible voters don’t even vote for two classic parties, who’s going to go out of their way to familiarize themselves with third party candidates? Not many people ever do. Third parties are v...

Voter turnout needs growth

Voter turnout needs growth

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

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 Taxation without Representation.” This, in a sense, is how our country started. Being able to vote...