Tag: Joe Biden

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…

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS ANNOUNCED

Former Vice President Joe Biden officially becomes 46th president of the United States, defeating incumbent President Donald Trump in a tight race BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER  After a narrow margin in the race between the two presidential candidates, former…

WHY I SETTLED FOR BIDEN

BY SAVANNAH MARTINCIC STAFF WRITER In 2016, I was left feeling embittered by a political system and a society that allowed someone like Donald Trump to be elected. At only 16, I felt frustrated that I had no say in…

THE NORMS ARE BROKEN: TIME TO EXPAND THE COURT

BY ARJIT ROSHAN CONTRIBUTOR Last week, my friend Alex Madajian, a thoughtful staff writer for Fourth Estate, wrote a piece on how Democrats expanding the Supreme Court would be the very kind of norm violation that they’ve accused Trump of…

MASON STUDENTS REACT TO POLLING FOR THE UPCOMING ELECTION

Students share conflicting thoughts on polling of 2020 presidential election BY BRAD BYRNE STAFF WRITER As the 2020 presidential election looms in the very near future, polling has become another topic of debate for this election. After some polling was…

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…

JOE BIDEN DOESN’T HAVE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

BY DOMINIC PINO OPINION EDITOR People who closely follow politics have been upset recently at Joe Biden’s refusal to answer questions. He has been calling “lids,” the journalistic term for ending a campaign day early, quite often — sometimes before…

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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…