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Students Respond to Election Results

Photo by Carter Marks/Royals Media, courtesy of NSPA.
November 13, 2020
As news outlets continue to project electoral votes, conversation is striking up here.

How does the Electoral College Work?

2008 US Electoral College Polling Map. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
November 12, 2020
Your questions about the United States Electoral College, answered.

Q&A: Election Day Aftermath

Illustration by Edan Zinn '23.
November 4, 2020
Students and faculty share thoughts about the Presidential Election.

GNN: Students Criticize First Presidential Debate

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October 6, 2020  

Op-Ed: Is the United States Truly Exceptional?

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May 18, 2020
From aiding foreign coups to ineffective healthcare, the country is not all it's cracked up to be.

Op-Ed: My Concerns with Biden’s Candidacy

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia commons.
March 12, 2020
A few days after Super Tuesday, Joe Biden is leading in the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries. As a supporter of Bernie Sanders, I am disappointed in this turn of events, as Sanders seemed to have a significant lead until recently.

Head-to-Head: Student Politics

Head-to-Head: Student Politics
March 2, 2020
Two students debate the upcoming Democratic presidential primaries.

Op-Ed: The Democratic Path to the White House

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March 1, 2020
Although the current outlook for Democrats is pretty grim, they still have one promising path to reach the White House.

Op-Ed: Virginian Politicians Must Resign

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March 1, 2019
Revelations call into question the sincerity of Ralph Northam’s convictions.
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