Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump’s affect on rape culture


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor As of Jan. 20, Donald Trump, a New York billionaire, assumed responsibility as the 45th president of the United States. But Trump was renowned long before his descent into the 2016 presidential race. From his days as a host on The Apprentice, hearing Trump’s name became synonymous with his, “you’re fired,” catchphrase. Not

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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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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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Women Voting for Hillary Clinton


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Taxes, military, immigration and funding for education are all issues Lauren Barry, junior elementary education and interdisciplinary studies major, said were important to her in the upcoming presidential election. She said that the aspect of gender will not be a deciding factor. She said the assumption that women should vote for Hillary Clinton based on their

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Super Tuesday: ‘Not the end all be all’ of 2016 election


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter This past Tuesday was the election tradition known as Super Tuesday. “Super Tuesday” refers to the day which happens every presidential election cycle, which is responsible for the most primary elections in a single day. 12 states and one United States Territory around the country went out to vote on Tuesday, March 1, including Alabama, Alaska,

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