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Turning Point moves forward in club process


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer At the final Student Government Association meeting of the fall 2018 semester, with a vote of eight in favor and nine abstentions, Turning Point was officially inducted as a club on campus. “Our main purpose in coming here on campus is to unite everybody despite their political views,” said Jenna Dower, president of Turning Point, at the

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Confusion over recent U.S. involvement in Syria


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor After a lethal chemical attack with a deadly nerve agent leaving countless Syrian children and families dead or critically wounded, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike to the AL Shayrat Airfield in direct response to the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad’s decision to murder so many innocent people. According to Politifact, Trump’s desire for

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Students weigh in on the candidates


Adrianna Rochester – General Assignment Reporter        Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are two of the most unpopular major party candidates on record, especially when compared to the 2012 elections. Both have unfavorable ratings of more than 50 percent, according to recent NPR polls. Many are deciding to vote for a third-party candidate instead of picking Trump or Clinton,

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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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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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Students must affiliate with party for Connecticut primary voting


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer The Connecticut presidential primary registration deadlines are coming up very soon. April 26 is the official date set for the Democratic and Republican primaries, and anyone who is unaffiliated cannot vote in a primary. Anyone who is not registered yet or registered as unaffiliated or independent has until April 21 to re-register as a Republican or

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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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