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Bernie Sanders: Radical or Practical?

Bernie Sanders: Radical or Practical?

Isabella Briseño, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

As the Democratic presidential primary race continues and the debate stage grows more intense, I notice the following phrase being said a lot: “I can appeal to moderate Republicans.” Now, why would young, progressive, working class people like myself want that? If this were what we wanted, we...

Julian Castro announces run for presidency

Julian Castro announces run for presidency

Kimiya Factory

January 16, 2019

On Jan. 12, hundreds of San Antonio residents gathered in the Guadalupe Plaza to hear Julian Castro announce his presidential bid for the 2020 midterm elections. The former mayor kicked off a campaign that includes a narrative of immigration and lower and middle class workers in hopes of gaining the D...

Commentary: Third parties are not the problem

Riley Metcalfe

November 16, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Hillary Clinton failed in her presidency bid, and as is tradition, the Democratic Party's supporters, leadership, and media surrogates are searching for anything and anyone to blame. They've chosen a familiar target: third parties. In 2000, the story goes, Green Party candidate...