Tag: 2020 election

BEING PATRIOTIC DOESN’T DEPEND ON ELECTION RESULTS

BY ALEX MADAJIAN STAFF WRITER What does it mean to be a patriot? Here at George Mason, we refer to ourselves as patriots, and even the school historians aren’t sure why. Sadly, I see many people’s feelings of patriotism for…

THE ELECTION MAY BE OVER, BUT OUR WORK IS FAR FROM DONE

BY SAVANNAH MARTINCIC STAFF WRITER After four nail-biting days (and frankly years) of waiting, we finally have an expiration date on Donald Trump’s presidency. In the morning hours of Nov. 7, Joe Biden became the president-elect after clinching a victory…

STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN “GET OUT THE VOTE” EFFORTS

Get Out the Vote efforts target young voters and students BY LIANNA BROWN NEWS EDITOR Students and student groups across campus have been working throughout the fall semester to get Virginians, particularly students, to vote in the 2020 election on…

STUDENTS REACT TO SECOND PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

Students share thoughts on how the final debate went and what the candidates could have done better BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Participating in their second and final presidential debate before Election Day on Nov. 3, Republican President Donald Trump…

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STUDENTS REACT TO FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

 Students describe how they felt after watching Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head during the debate on Sept. 29 BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump faced off in the first…

Rebecca Pearcey joins weekly speaker series on 2020 elections

The Schar School of Policy and Government hosted Rebecca Pearcey on Sept. 22 to discuss politics, campaigning, the upcoming election and more BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Steven Pearlstein, a Robinson Professor for Public Affairs and the moderator for the…

Simplistic education shapes American politics

BY LAURA SWIHART STAFF WRITER In an election cycle dominated by horse-race reporting and campaign ads, American political polarization has surged to the forefront. Though many believe the stakes are higher now than ever before, bitter polarization prior to an…