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Andrew Yang — beyond his $1,000 a month policy

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2019

Andrew Yang started out as one of the lesser-known candidates in the 2020 presidential race. He gained traction after releasing his Universal Basic Income plan called the “Freedom Dividend” which proposes giving every U.S. citizen over the age of 18 $1,...

Joe Walsh joins 2020 Presidential race

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2019

On Aug. 14, Republican Joe Walsh wrote an Op-Ed to the New York Times criticizing President Trump’s use of his power in trade, the border, the economy, and many other issues. Eleven days later, Aug. 25, Walsh announced his bid for presidency. The former U.S. Representative started The Joe Walsh...

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 ...

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