Politics

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Voting climate at McDaniel

Just like the presidential years, midterm elections create an atmosphere where politicians and government officials encourage everyone to vote. Even though people are encouraged to vote, this does not mean…





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Advice to Republicans on Town Halls

Anyone who has any knowledge of politics knows that we are living in an extremely divided political climate. To combat that, in the spirit of bipartisan cooperation and in the…


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The Sanctuary Campus Question

With the recent actions of President Donald Trump, a number of college students have become worried about the effects his policies and executive orders may have upon their institutions. While…



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Women’s March on Washington: Part I

This past weekend will forever be remembered by generations as one of the most historical moments due to both the inauguration of President Donald Trump and the rally/march that followed…





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Why I’m Still with Her

I’ve already sent my ballot in, as I hope most non-local college students have. I sent it in weeks ago, and I voted for Hillary Clinton for President. And I…


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Anyone But Trump

I truly have nothing truly original to say about Donald Trump anymore. I could call him a misogynist, a xenophobe, or even say he’s the spawn of Satan, but people…


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The Terrible World of A Trump Supporter

Rednecks, racists, rebels; anything but educated. These people are considered stupid enough to even think of Donald Trump as our next president of the United States. However, really, is it?…



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An Interview with Candidate Will Jawando

“I’m the only millennial in the race,” says Will Jawando, Democratic Primary candidate in Maryland’s 8th District, “and along with that comes student debt.” In his campaign, Jawando has focused…



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Who is Obama’s New Supreme Court Pick?

President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to fill the seat vacated by the death of Antonin Scalia has already begun to cause some controversy. But who is Garland, what is…


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Tuesday, Tuesday

The Super Tuesday contests are over, and, with the results in, a few trends become immediately clear. Two candidates in particular favored very well, while many others floundered and now…


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Palmetto Pugilism

The GOP duked it out in the recent South Carolina primary, and the results were, in a number of ways, notable and game changing. Frontrunners continued their momentum, and secondary…