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Vote in the Nov. 6 congressional election

Herbert McCullough, Columnist

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 remembered finishing my ballot, feeling like a child that got a new toy from Toys "R" Us. Voting...

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

Kelsey Purcell

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 the top of a major party presidential ticket and to become the first female at the top of a major par...

First student debate provides silver-lining for students

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

Dylan Hall

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 Dillard 101 classroom to capacity. However, Wednesday's student debate between Democratic representative ...

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

Brendan Wynne

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, the two students who took the Republican and Democratic stances at the student debate, have their own...

Republicans and Democrats battle at podium

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

Chris Norrie

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 a representative of the Democrats and Republicans. The two students answered a range of questions ...

Closed-minded voters vilify variety

Conner Wolf, mass communication junior

conner wolf

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 dread actually discussing. Younger voters are especially vocal about their opinions in politics. As ...

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