Experiencing the Women’s March on Washington

(Featured photo courtesy of Womensmarch.com) By Rebecca Driker-Ohren (’18) From the moment the election results were in- and quite frankly, a long time before that moment- something fundamental changed in our country: our nation’s core values. I don’t pretend to be well-versed in politics, or to follow any candidacies closely. But what I do know is that the division that our country felt throughout this last … Continue reading Experiencing the Women’s March on Washington

Inauguration Weekend: A New Era Dawns

Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America. (Feature photo courtesy of Center Stage) By Evan Kolin (‘18) The Inauguration Eight years ago, as Barack Obama entered office and became the first African-American president in history, Senator Dianne Feinstein opened the 56th presidential inauguration with a praise to the democracy of the United States: “The freedom of a people … Continue reading Inauguration Weekend: A New Era Dawns

2016 Electoral College Overview

By Matthew Mancini (’18) The electoral college voted on Monday, December 19, 2016 to choose the next president of the United States. There had been a great deal of controversy as to whether the electors would stay true to their respective state’s votes, or to vote against the interests of their state and vote for another candidate, otherwise known as being a faithless elector. However, despite … Continue reading 2016 Electoral College Overview

How Donald Trump Won the Presidency

(Feature picture courtesy of InsideGov) By Alexander Trombley (’17) The votes are in and Trump won the election, despite the best guesses of major news sources like MSNBC, CNN, and FOX. So what happened? How did Trump pull this surprising victory? The answer lies in the so-called “hidden” Trump vote. For the past several months, news audiences have been constantly assaulted with anti-Trump rhetoric, and … Continue reading How Donald Trump Won the Presidency