Tag: American politics

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Feb. 4 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam showed no signs of resigning over his racist university yearbook photo. President Trump announces his nominee for the secretary of the interior, David Bernhardt, a former oil lobbyist….

Kamala Harris as the Democratic Nominee Makes Sense

BY OWEN FERGUSON, STAFF WRITER For the past two years, the American people have dealt with one of the most outrageous and hypocritical presidents in recent memory. As time marches forward, President Trump’s approval rating has continued to drop, while…

We Should Focus on Local Politics

BY DAWSON WEINHOLD, STAFF WRITER National politics can be quite the spectacle. There’s never a shortage of intrigue when it comes to Washington D.C. There’s always a scandal to be found, legislation to be considered or any other manner of…

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Nov. 26: The U.S. Border Patrol fired tear gas at the migrant caravan as it approached the U.S.-Mexico border, which included children. Tuesday, Nov. 27: In Mississippi, Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith defeated Democrat Mike Espy…

Two Communities, One Student

A Jewish-American speaks about her experiences with Zionism and anti-Semitism BY MANSUR SHAHEEN, STAFF WRITER The topic of anti-Semitism has been brought back to the forefront of the American political sphere this past month. Between the vandalism of a Jewish…

Midterms Bring Reelection For Senator Tim Kaine

Kaine celebrates reelection and other Democratic victories in Virginia BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR The midterm elections kept the country in suspense as both Republicans and Democrats gained and lost seats in the House of Representatives and Senate. In Virginia,…

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Nov. 5, 2018: Republicans and Democrats gear up for the 2018 midterm elections. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018: The Republicans retain their control of the Senate, but the Democrats have gained control of the House…

The Beto Myth

BY DOMINIC PINO There were real surprises on Election Day. A Democrat, Laura Kelly, will be the next governor of deep-red Kansas, and Republican Ron DeSantis won the Florida gubernatorial election after trailing in nearly every poll. So, naturally, coverage…