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The Midterm Results Explained

//PICTURED ABOVE: Senator of Texas Ted Cruz at New England College Town Hall Meeting on Feb 3rd, 2016. Photo provided by Flickr user Michael Vadon. The Hockaday community was mainly concerned with the race between...

Oh, Look What You Made Me Do

//PICTURED ABOVE: Taking a Stance: On Oct. 7, Taylor swift publicly endorsement Democratic nominees for Congress in the state of Tennessee. Nowadays, this is not unusual, as public figures constantly back political candidates in...

Deal With It: Donald Trump’s Rise to the Presidency

Let’s face it. Donald John Trump is going to be our 45th president. He will be the most powerful man in the world for the next four years, whether we like it or not....

A Cabinet of Critics: A Look into President-Elect Trump’s Cabinet

Late in 1960, president-elect John F. Kennedy stepped outside his stately Georgetown home aside his charismatic younger brother, Robert Kennedy, and addressed a gaggle of eager journalists. There, he announced the appointment of his...

Election 2016 Updates

Millennial Votes Impact Election Millennials are the United States’ largest living generation. According to the Pew Research Center analysis of 2016 U.S. Census Bureau data, approximately 69.2 million millennials (adults aged 18-35) rival the...

In Search of Ted Cruz’s Lost Conscience

Political party conventions often have very little to do with actually choosing a nominee; instead, the party uses the four days of free media coverage to promote their candidate with such egregious propaganda that,...

The Search for the Next Vice President

  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, as the presumptive nominees for their respective parties, turn their focus towards the general election in November: discussing their opponent’s policy ideas in speeches, bashing one another on...

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Campaign Central

Republicans If Donald Trump does not gain the necessary 1,237 delegates to secure the Republican nomination, the Republican party could face a contested convention in July. Currently, Trump has 737 bound delegates and needs...

Current Events, Downsized: Why is China so mad?

On Jan. 16, Taiwan elected its first female president: Tsai Ing-wen, the leader of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party. With 56.1 percent of the vote, Tsai defeated the pro-China Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Eric Chu,...