Tag: Ralph Northam

Will Raising the Minimum Age for Tobacco Stop Underage Use?

BY OWEN FERGUSON, STAFF WRITER On Feb. 21, Virginia governor Ralph Northam signed HB 2748 into law. This bill changed the minimum age for the sale and possession of tobacco and nicotine vapor products to 21, excluding active duty military personnel….

This Week in Politics

Monday, Feb. 18 Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham vows to investigate alleged “bureaucratic coup” against President Trump. Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis’s sister, dies at 85. Karl Marx’s tomb in London is vandalized with red paint. Tuesday, Feb. 19 North Carolina’s…

Internal Battle Continues In Virginia Politics

Northam to kick off “reconciliation tour” Feb. 21 BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR After a whirlwind of a month in Virginia state politics, Gov. Ralph Northam has once again stated he won’t be resigning, instead announcing a “reconciliation tour.” The…

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….

Virginia Is For Scandals

With four ongoing scandals among Virginia politicians, here’s what you need to know BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic recollections of a sexual assault. Reader discretion is advised. Top Virginia politicians have been embroiled in scandals…

Ralph the Racist (r. 2018-2019)

BY ELIJAH NICHOLS, STAFF WRITER As many have probably seen, the once kind-hearted and grandfather-like figure of the great Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam, is not as innocent as we all thought. Within the last week his leadership abilities have…

Northam Under Fire To Resign After Racist Photo Emerges

George Mason Democrats react to the news ABIGAIL ADCOX ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is under tremendous pressure from both sides of the aisle to resign after a photo emerged from his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook…