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Students on the Issues

Josh Joseph, Multimedia Editor November 8, 2016

With election season nearly over, we interviewed the students of Walt Whitman High School. We found out about the political issues they cared about most. Special thanks to: Interviewees: Tim Jobson Andrew...

Are the 2016 Candidates and Election an Indication of this Country's Doomed Fate as a Democratic Republic?

Are the 2016 Candidates and Election an Indication of this Country’s Doomed Fate as a Democratic Republic?

Ashar Farooq, Opinion Writer April 5, 2016

The election season is in no way over. In fact, it’s heating up each day. It is burning away our sense of politics. ”  Sure, the number of candidates have shrunk from the start of the campaign season...

Hillary Feeling the Bern

Hillary Feeling the Bern

Bernie Sanders Surpasses Clinton in Caucus States
Megan Neuman, Politics Writer January 25, 2016

Recent polls released this past week have shown a surge in support for Senator Bernie Sanders as the caucus elections in Iowa rapidly approach. In poll done by Quinnipiac University, Senator Sanders...

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 23:  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the opening plenary of the 19th International AIDS Conference July 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. The International AIDS Conference, the world's largest one, is held in the U.S. for the first time since 1990. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

How Hillary Clinton Is Using the Gender Gap to Her Advantage

Huma Ilyas, Politics Writer October 5, 2015

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has used the gender gap in various voter assessments to her political advantage. One of Clinton's main electoral goals is to increase voter support among women by...

The Brief: Ben Carson

The Brief: Ben Carson

Sarah Tabibzada, Politics Writer October 5, 2015

Dr. Ben Carson is running in the 2016 election as a Republican candidate known for his criticism of Obamacare and staunchly conservative views.  A retired pediatric neurosurgeon and alumnus of Yale University...

Bernie Sanders: The Crusader

Bernie Sanders: The Crusader

Doug Marr, Politics Writer October 5, 2015

If you had asked anyone in April who they thought the Democratic frontrunner would be, they would have likely said Hillary Clinton. Then, on the 30th of that same month, Bernie Sanders, an independent...

On Carly Fiorina

On Carly Fiorina

Laura Grajales, Politics Writer September 29, 2015

Carly Fiorina, a once unknown GOP presidential candidate, is seeing an exponential surge in popularity after her stand-out performance in the recent Republican debates. At press time, Fiorina is ranked...

Marco Rubio Rises in the Polls

Marco Rubio Rises in the Polls

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer September 29, 2015

Current Florida Senator and candidate for the Republican nomination, Marco Rubio, is tied for third place with Carly Fiorina in a recent poll released by the Washington Post. At press time, nationwide...

And Your GOP Nominee is…Donald Trump?

Aamash Mussa, Politics Writer September 29, 2015

Yes, you heard it right. The headlines aren’t headlines for no reason. Since July, Donald Trump has topped the polls—partially by being outspoken on numerous issues and calling out his competition...

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