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Nation drowning under Trump’s program

Nation drowning under Trump’s program

April 5, 2017

Hopefully that wall that Trump is building will double as a raft to save us from the perpetually rising...

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

Trump’s claims frame refugees as terrorists

March 23, 2017

"This is a nation-wide soul search,” my father’s friend Dmitri said regarding the Syrian refuge...

Get Trump out of the bedroom

Get Trump out of the bedroom

February 18, 2017

I hate to admit it, but I have thought about Donald Trump while having sex. Not because he makes m...

Hope for the future with progressive millennials

November 9, 2016

Filed under Election Opinion, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,  Similar to most Americans right now, I can't even begin to explain the emotional toll this election has taken. Election night took every ideal I had been taught about American society and shattered it. For the first time in my life I questioned whether this was somewhere I wanted to continue to be a part of. Every...

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

Trump sign marked with Swastika found near Hillel

November 9, 2016

A student found a campaign sign with a spray painted swastika Nov. 9. Sophomore Isabelle Schechter discovered a ca...

Politics create new source of entertainment

Politics create new source of entertainment

November 3, 2016

We no longer have to go down to the river to get water. We don’t have to farm our own crops ...

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

As journalism changes, so does election coverage

October 28, 2016

A former New York Times reporter came to UVM to raise concerns on how the media does modern reporting...

Trump supporters looking to repeal 19th Amendment

Gaetano Martello

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This election just continues to surprise me. A new trend among Trump supporters has begun, and it is no surprise to me that it happens to be concurrent with Trump’s current series of losses in most polls. According to RealClearPolitics, Trump is losing in every swing state, polls after the second debate say he l...

Students discuss presidential candidates

Brandon Arcari

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Tuning in from the Silver Maple Ballroom and the Davis Center fireplace lounge, students watched the first presidential debate. Preliminary reactions were generally negative, with students and residents commenting on their expectations being met. The debate, hosted by Lester Holt of NBC, consisted of six 15-mi...

Brief “summery” of the 2016 election

Brief “summery” of the 2016 election

September 1, 2016

What a crazy summer U.S. politics has had! It’s impossible for me to cover everything that happened,...

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