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Students should be attentive to 2020 candidates before voting


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor There are nearly twenty democratic hopefuls hoping to go one on one against President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. It appears that Trump will run unopposed in the Republican primaries. On the Democratic side, there seems to be more Democrats running than there are heads of the mythological, Greek monster Hydra. There are currently

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College Democrats host State of Union watch party


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor President Trump’s distinctive voice echoed throughout Engleman A120 as members of the College Democrats and others watched with intense focus. Those in attendance focused because, according to many, they care about the content of the president’s State of the Union address. The intensity of their focus also was due to playing a form of bingo

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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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Acknowledging Republican views on campus


Lynandro Simmons – Managing Editor Entering college as a freshman and being a moderate conservative provided some challenges, said Sarah O’Connor. “It was difficult being on a liberal campus,” said O’Connor, now a sophomore political science major. O’Connor, who is currently the co-chair of the College Republicans, said during the 2016 election she faced some struggling times. Joining the College

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Southern and the Women’s March


Adrianna Rochester – General Assignment Reporter The turn out for the presidential elections caused many Americans to rally together after it became clear the unity President Obama brought to the country during his presidency vanished after the climate of the presidential campaign revealed deep division between the American peoples. In reaction to Donald Trump becoming the 45th president of the

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Student’s take on Trump protests


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter President-elect Donald J. Trump is something many thought they would never happen, but on Nov. 8 it, rang true. Since Trump was announced as the next president of the United States, anti-Trump protests broke out in multiple cities including Manhattan, Chicago, and New Haven, consisting of thousand of people nation-wide chanting, “Trump is not

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