Hillary Clinton first female on major party ticket

It first happened in 1872, but not without controversy, when Victoria Woodhull became the first female to run for president of the United States. It took almost another 140 years for a female to reach the top of a major party presidential ticket and to become the first female at the top of a major … [Read more...]

Student votes give students a voice

With the next presidential election Nov. 8, voters' time to choose a presidential campaign to back is only 20 days away.In this election, it is crucial, now more than ever, for young voters to become educated on the two primary candidates and to participate in this election.In today's society, … [Read more...]

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Even though the race to the White House has come to an end, the issues faced by both parties aren’t going away anytime soon. Manny Hoffmann, political science junior, and Marco Torres, history senior, the two students who took the Republican and Democratic stances at the student debate, have their … [Read more...]

The Electoral College: It’s who you’re really voting for

Click the map to create your own at 270toWin.comAll votes cast on Nov. 8 will determine which candidate’s representatives will participate in the Electoral College vote on their behalf. The government established the Electoral College as a compromise between having Congress and the majority vote of … [Read more...]

Record levels of dissatisfaction fuel election trends

Americans, this fall, are being polled incessantly. Almost every day, sometimes more than one time a day, a new poll comes out for this or that.Yet, almost regardless of who does the polling or when Americans are polled this fall, the results are the same.They are dissatisfied with the direction the … [Read more...]

Clinton, Trump effectively tied; students split

According to a poll released by ABC News and The Washington Post on Nov. 1 Donald Trump, Republican nominee for president, is now leading Hillary Clinton, Democratic nominee for president, with a 46-45 lead among likely voters. Even though Trump’s lead is within the 3 percent margin of error of the … [Read more...]