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Bernie Sanders’ far-fetched free college proposal


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Feel the Bern, a website run by Bernie Sanders supporters, said the politician in question has proposed bills in hopes of making public colleges and universities free. Sanders, according to the site, believes all students deserve the opportunity to receive affordable, quality education. ‘Sen. Sanders’ College for All Act,’ would provide $47 billion a year and eliminate the

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Connecticut Primary: A disappointment


Alex Palmieri – General Assignment Reporter  Tuesday April 26, 2016 was the day for residents of Connecticut to hit the polls to choose their party’s presidential nominee. With plenty of buzz about Donald Trump’s ideas and Hillary Clinton’s second time running for presidency, the primary is served to be something entertaining for all Connecticut citizens. This past weekend, Trump held two rallies

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Democrats and Republicans gather for primary viewing party


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer Politically-involved students gathered at 8 p.m. April 26 in Engleman’s A-wing auditorium to watch the presidential primary results in real time. As they waited for delegate results to filter in on CNN, the viewing party held three separate debates. Two students each from the College Democrats and College Republicans debated first. The last debate was between

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Are Young Voters Letting Bernie Sanders Down?


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Increased support for Bernie Sanders on social media does not match the polls because college age students would rather seek online gratification versus actually taking action by going out and voting, said Melissa Pendergast, senior history major. “I think it is easier for them online to say they support an opinion but when it actually comes

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Who will win the big race?


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter For the past year, presidential candidates have been making speeches, rallying supporters, and making their way towards the party nomination and election in November of this year. However, when it comes down to it, only one candidate can be elected as the next president of the United States. With this being the presidential election year, many

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Students on voting: ‘I think people forget how much of a say we do have’


Taylor Richards – News Writer Jan. 28 marked the most recent debate for the Republican party, held in Des Moines, Iowa. This debate is the last before the Iowa Caucus, the first major electoral event of the nominating process for the next president. Each presidential debate is televised on various news networks and there are seven more debates until the 2016

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SCSU views: What is socialism?


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter With the next presidential election only about a year away, a generation of millennials coming of age to vote, it comes around that students are finding their political niche. While there are many potentials for candidacy in the Republican Party (15 candidates), and while less a fair amount for the Democratic Party (six candidates) there is

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