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Presidential round-up: A quick voter’s guide

Shelby Tankersley, Campus Editor

November 1, 2016

Next Tuesday, it’ll be time to hit the voting polls and pick a new president. Here’s an easy-to-follow guide to the top four presidential candidates on Michigan’s ballot (according to the Michigan Voter’s Guide pamphlet...

The battle for last: Clinton, Trump and the American people

Isaac Martin, Political Columnist

October 25, 2016

In 13 days, Americans will have a doozy of a choice at the polls. The presidential election of 2016 pits two caricatures against one another. Both candidates are historically unpopular and have historically horrible records. This column is not designed to rehash the trash being peddled by both sides, but rather t...

Political Focus: The student loan crisis

Melissa Deatsch, Political Columnist

October 11, 2016

Last week, we began taking a look at Hillary Clinton’s proposal for higher education. Specifically, we examined her plan for free tuition at public, in-state universities and community colleges. That part of her plan is an attempt...

Second presidential debate breakdown

John Bozick, Social Media Editor

October 11, 2016

Many presidential historians and media critics labeled the town-hall debate last Sunday in St. Louis one of the most brutal examples of mud-slinging in the annals of U.S. presidential elections. For much of the 90-minute...

A closer look: Fear and voting in America

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist

September 27, 2016

Perhaps because of their historically low likability ratings, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton appear to want to gin up unnecessary fear in order to win your vote. As is usually the case with partisan politics, each side...

Clinton vs. Trump: Debate breakdown

John Bozick, Social Media Editor

September 27, 2016

More than 80 million people watched Republican nominee Donald Trump clash with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the first presidential debate Monday night, making it the most-watched debate in American history. Hofstra...

This isn’t liberalism

Alex Stevens, Political Columnist

September 13, 2016

To demonstrate how far removed modern liberalism is from its philosophical roots, we can turn to Hillary Clinton—the Democratic nominee for president and the standard-bearer of what has become known as liberalism in America.

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