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Beto O’Rourke returns to campaign trail following El Paso shooting

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2019

Beto O'Rourke is back on the campaign trail after a short break, noted in his absence from the Iowa State Fair where many candidates appeared to attract early voters. The El Paso native took time off from his campaign after the...

Front-runners Biden, Sanders under attack in second democratic debate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

August 5, 2019

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, 20 Democratic candidates took the stage at the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit. The two nights of debate were centered around the issues of healthcare, immigration, gun laws, criminal...

Democratic candidates gear up for second presidential debate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

July 23, 2019

    The second Democratic presidential debate will be held in Detroit next Tuesday and Wednesday at 9 p.m. Twenty out of the now 25 candidates qualified for the debates. The newest additions to the race are former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak and billionaire philanthropist...

Julián Castro, a champion of immigrant rights

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

July 16, 2019

Ever since ICE began its raid of towns across the U.S. with the goal of deporting 2,000 illegal immigrants, the nation has been in a state of panic. This upset has caused a more forceful call from Democratic politicians for a change to border policy.  ...

Eric Swalwell drops out of presidential race

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

July 9, 2019

Eric Swalwell ended his presidential campaign on Monday. The California Congressman cited his reasons for leaving the race as a drop in “polling and fundraising numbers” in his farewell press release. Swalwell’s main fo...

Who is Bill Weld, the Republican challenging Trump?

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

July 1, 2019

Welcome back to my political column tracking the 2020 Presidential Election. Last week, I released a list of all 24 Democratic candidates and the solutions they provide for issues such as immigration, gun reform and abortion prior t...

New Alabama abortion law suppresses women’s rights

Ava Valdes, Head Brains and Brawns

May 28, 2019

My body. My choice. My life. As a woman and a citizen of the U.S., I want to know that I can make my decisions based on what I feel is right for me. I stand for equality, and every man has the right to decide what is best for his ...

Annoyed student conveys hatred for spoilers

Mikaela Sherry, Assistant Editor

May 28, 2019

Nothing is worse than when the ending or twist to the movie you’ve been patiently waiting to see is revealed to you. Especially when you kept telling your friends that you didn’t want to know. They’ll dangle the prospect o...

April poetry challenge sparks new insight for writer

Turi Sioson, Reporter

May 23, 2019

For someone who’s really bad at social media, I don’t really know why I’ve ended up running five different Instagram accounts. Yep, you read that right — five. Two personals (with a total of 100 followers combined) and ...

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