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Voters show up to early voting in flocks

Justice Lovin November 2, 2016

Every day for the past week, polling places opened their doors to long lines of voters made longer by large flocks of sheep. The sheep were present in small numbers from the first days of early voting...

Voters incapable of saying preferred candidates’ names

Casey Luna November 2, 2016

In a recent survey conducted by VOTE, a student political awareness group, researchers sought to examine the political climate of UTSA. In the study, over 400 students were asked whom they were voting...

I am #WithHer, but not who you’re thinking

Dylan Verdi August 31, 2016

I want to be excited at the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming the first woman president of the United States. As a woman and as a feminist, I wish I could feel the thrill of shattering the proverbial...

Choosing the ‘lesser evil’ is voting for a lesser democracy

Choosing the ‘lesser evil’ is voting for a lesser democracy

Alex Birnel March 29, 2016

  The partisan politics of a presidential election year have many people in a state of unsurprising fervor and mania. Mainstream establishment candidates and populist insurgent candidates have...

Are presidential debates useful?

Are presidential debates useful?

Justice Lovin March 29, 2016

  The candidates for the Democratic Party nomination recently agreed to hold at least four more debates before the election. This comes after a number of complaints made by the Bernie Sanders campaign...

Leaked video, tax returns still creating controversy for Mitt Romney

September 24, 2012

With the upcoming presidential elections in November, prospects are not looking so promising for Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. Following the release of a video from one of Romney's...

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