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2020 presidential race update

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2019

It’s been a dramatic week on the campaign trail. Pete Buttigieg made a controversial statement about black rights, Kamala Harris’s State Operations Director left her campaign for Michael Bloomberg’s and Amy Klobuchar shaded the de...

What Gen Z looks for in a presidential candidate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

November 24, 2019

For this week’s political column, I decided to do something a bit different. The goal of my weekly column is to represent what teens are looking for in the 2020 candidates. In this vein, I reached out to some of my fellow journa...

Barack Obama enters discussion on 2020 race

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2019

Last Friday at the annual Democracy Alliance meeting in Washington D.C., former President Barack Obama spoke about the overwhelming radicality of some of the 2020 democratic candidates plans. While he didn’t mention any names, ...

Michael Bloomberg considers presidential run, but should he?

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2019

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Friday that he could possibly be running for president as a Democrat. This news comes after he announced that he would not be running last March. Bloomberg said that he j...

Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris calls out President Donald Trump for criminal justice record despite discrepancies in her own

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2019

At the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College in Columbia, SC, the intended goal is creating bipartisanship. The event is from Oct. 25-27, with today being the final day. The forum includes speakers Joe Bid...

Too old for the presidency?

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2019

Politicians have always been known as the old, rich white guys for as long as I’ve known. We see this trend continue in the Democratic presidential race, with candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. But politics have been moving i...

The 2019 Texas Tribune Festival brings big-name politicians to the Austin community

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2019

On Saturday, I had the exciting opportunity to attend The Texas Tribune Festival. The event boasted a collection of speakers and panels on various political issues, ranging from gun control to millennials in politics. The three-day fest...

Third Democratic Debate recap

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2019

The third Democratic Debate took place Sept. 12 in Houston, TX at Texas Southern University. This time, only 10 candidates made it to the debate stage due to the higher standards required to qualify. Because TSU has a history of be...

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