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Despite projections, Texas remains red

November 4, 2020

With the Associated Press calling all major elections in Texas, it appears the Republican Party has maintained its grip on the Lone Star State, despite closer races than in past years. With 98% of the...

U.S. Senate seat representing Texas up for grabs

U.S. Senate Candidates for Texas
October 23, 2020

On November 3rd, Texans will not only be voting for the next president of the United States but also for the next Texas representative for the U.S. Senate. This year’s candidates are incumbent John Cornyn,...

Coverage of the MSU animal debates

Goose vs Squirrel
October 23, 2020

Sikes Lake on Monday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. saw a fierce presidential debate that featured squawking, constant interruption and absolute chaos between two figures deemed by political experts to be "unfit to...

Vote in the Nov. 6 congressional election

October 16, 2018

November 4, 2014 was the first time I had voted in an election. It was the 2014 Congressional Election and 2014 Texas Gubernatorial Election. Walking to the voting booths, I felt like a legit boss. I even...

Hillary Clinton first female on major party ticket

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Intramural Fields at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore
November 9, 2016

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...

First student debate provides silver-lining for students

Charles Kabangu, nursing senior, watches the student debate on Nov 2. Photo by Izziel Latour
November 8, 2016

It wasn't CNN's fourth presidential nominee epic showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, nor did it garner more than 500 students on campus to watch in awe . It didn't even fill the compact...

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Marco Torres, history senior at the Midwestern State student debate in Dillard College of Business building. Nov 2nd. Photo by Izziel Latour
November 8, 2016

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,...

Republicans and Democrats battle at podium

About 70 people attended the student debate Nov. 2 with Marco Torres and Manny Hoffmann discussing election issues.
November 8, 2016

Two students, one representing the Republican ideals, and one representing the Democratic ideals, faced off in a crash of hot topics about the nation’s political issues in Dillard 101. The debate had...

Closed-minded voters vilify variety

Conner Wolf, mass communication junior
March 14, 2016

With the presidential election less than eight months away, it is hard to have a conversation with someone without it eventually shifting towards politics. This is a topic I enjoy hearing about, but often...

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