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The final debate: key takeaways

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Joseph Hernandez, Copyediting Coordinator

October 24, 2020

The first debate was chaotic; the second debate never was. On Thursday night, the final debate of this year’s presidential election kicked off in Nashville, Tennessee, promising that each candidate not speaking would have their microphone muted during the other candidate’s initial two-minute answer...

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...

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...

Thank you, Bernie

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Isabella Briseño, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

We are all feeling a lot of emotions right now. Among a pandemic, the primary and all the other bad things that were already happening, it is easy and valid to feel hopeless. When I learned that Bernie suspended campaigning, my heart sank. A lot of people’s did. He gave a lot of people, especially you...