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PRIDE organizes ‘peaceful protest’

PRIDE organizes ‘peaceful protest’

Bridget Reilly

November 15, 2016

They didn't start drawing signs until 9 p.m. Tuesday night, a week after America's Donald Trump president-elect took 290 Electoral College votes, more than enough to win the White House.The signs will read: "Love Trumps Hate," "Trump Supporters, We Love You," and "Immigrants Make America Great Again."Mi...

Trump squeaks by in tight election

Trump squeaks by in tight election

Jeromy Stacy

November 9, 2016

It was a historical night on Nov 8, as Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election. However, some students were not too pleased with outcome.Students and professors sat in Legacy's multipurpose room watching and waiting as CNN  stayed up-to-date with electoral votes. For hours, the race was considered too close to call, but Trump was slightly ahead.At 10:35 p.m., CN...

Race relations impacting minorities votes in the fall election

Race relations impacting minorities votes in the fall election

Alyssa Mitchell

November 8, 2016

Forty-five percent of African American and Hispanic college students believe race relations is the biggest problem facing the nation.Kelechi Ejekam, education technology senior, said, “The system is broken. It’s not just the upcoming election it’s the whole country. Hillary Clinton tried to w...

Students back national Republican trends on immigration

Students back national Republican trends on immigration

Stephen Gomez

November 8, 2016

"We have to build a wall, folks." Donald Trump, presidential candidate, said. "We have to build a wall."Students disagree.Mass deportation of illegal immigrants. No way, Jose.Give immigrants a chance to become legal citizens. Students are all for it. However the survey showed that immigration was not th...

Medical records, tax returns and emails: Nothing is private when running for office

Medical records, tax returns and emails: Nothing is private when running for office

Jonathan Benyarko

November 7, 2016

By the end of the 19th century, U.S. Justice Louis Brandeis was already thinking about a new concept in American law — privacy, what he called "the right to be left alone." While not explicitly stated in the U.S. Constitution, some amendments provide some protections.But more than 130 years ago, no jus...

Third parties and the “wasted” vote

Third parties and the “wasted” vote

Caleb Sneath

November 7, 2016

American voters have a dilemma. In a democratic system, a candidate requires the support of many voters to win, making it practical to vote for more popular candidates an individual doesn't support.Tyler Brooks, clinical laboratory science freshman, said she is voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton come...

Students don’t think national security is an important issue

Students don’t think national security is an important issue

Rodrigo Mireles

November 7, 2016

Russian spies, Mexican drug smugglers, and domestic criminals are national security issues America faces today. However, students believe that national security is one of the least important issues facing America today. Survey results indicate that for students, the important issues included: race relations, morals/ethics, ...

Students cram together for final debate

Students cram together for final debate

Caleb Sneath

October 27, 2016

As the third and final debate raged on, students packed together in the Sunwatcher Clubhouse to see the two presidential candidates' performance. Students crowded around the television, taking all of the seats and forcing some students to stand.“It went better than the first debates went in my opinion...

Closed-minded voters vilify variety

Closed-minded voters vilify variety

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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