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Next Tuesday, your vote counts in way more than one election

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Joseph Hernandez, Copyediting Coordinator

October 27, 2020

The debates are over; early voting ends on Friday. I’ve already cast my ballot. Hopefully, many of y’all have as well, whether by mail or in person. After Friday, Election Day is the last opportunity for registered voters to stake a claim to their small slice of sovereignty. In the most important election to most voters — th...

Dissecting the chaos of debate #1

Dissecting the chaos of debate #1

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor

October 4, 2020

In September 1960, the first U.S. presidential debate on live television was held between candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. This debate is famous in political circles for the impact that the contrasting images of a tanned, well-groomed Kennedy and a gaunt, stubbly Nixon had not only o...

POTUS takes ‘Teflon President’ to new heights with release of ‘Rage’

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Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2020

Last Tuesday, Washington Post’s Associate Editor Bob Woodward published “Rage,” a tell-all book giving a synopsis of various interviews between Woodward and President Trump. The president’s love for North Korean leader Kim Jung-Un, his relationship with Dr. Fauci and some very telling rhetoric ...

Tara Reade’s testimony: The media’s silence is saying something

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Ebony Purks, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

About a month ago, sexual assault allegations came out against projected Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and there has been practically no news coverage on the matter. A woman named Tara Reade came forward with sexual assault allegations against the former vice president, alleging he sexually...

Hillary Clinton could be Biden’s ‘Dick Cheney’

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Taylor Edwards, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2020

As of April 8, Bernie Sanders is officially out of the presidential race, and the path to power for Joe Biden has never been more clear. Only two things exist that can prevent a future President Biden: Donald Trump and Joe Biden himself. Goof after gaff, Biden tends to stumble through speeches and de...

Editorial: Boundaries haven’t changed–awareness has

Editorial Board and Katrina Clements

April 9, 2019

Potential presidential candidate Joe Biden has recently been accused of inappropriately touching two women during political events in 2009 and 2014. Following the accusations, Biden released a video stating that he will begin to be more conscious of people’s personal space and boundaries, since the...