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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located in West Potomac Park next to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Black History Month highlights the fight against injustice

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Black History Month takes place over the course of February and is intended to appreciate...

A difference of opinion does not have to create a divide among people who matter to one another.

Can people with different political opinions be friends?

Addison Martin, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

Everyone holds different opinions on various subjects. When it comes to politics, these may seem strictly black and white. This can make it difficult to retain friendships with differing viewpoints. Despite...

Joe Biden, 46th President of the United States.

Will recent chaos lead to a peaceful future in America?

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

It is safe to say that 2020 was a year of chaos. From peaceful marches to violent riots, people may wonder where the peace in America has gone. Many Americans have begun to question and disagree with the...

Voter fraud, particularly with mail-in ballots, has been a huge debate during the 2020 presidential election, although there is not much evidence to support any claims that fraud swayed results.

What we know about voter fraud

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

The 2020 election has given way to thoughts and discussions about the integrity of the United State’s voting system. Does voter fraud happen in our elections? Does it sway the outcomes? These are the...

President Donald Trump, a celebrity and business mogul, has had his Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized many times since he began his presidential campaign in 2016.

Should celebrities voice political opinions?

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

For years, we have listened to Taylor Swift whine about her poor taste in men— literally. She’s made millions singing about heartbreak and bad decisions. Last month, Swift’s name became associated...

The number of electors each state receives is based on the number of congressmen and senators each state has, with the exception of states with small populations. Each state is guaranteed at least three electoral college votes, regardless of size. As of Oct. 12, presidential candidate Joe Biden was leading in the polls over incumbent president Donald Trump. 270 votes are needed to win a presidential election.

What is the Electoral College anyway?

And why is it important?
Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer October 16, 2020

In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, surpassing Donald Trump’s numbers by about three million. However, we all know who was sworn in on Inauguration Day. This...

During the first presidential debate on Sept. 29, candidates appeared to be more eager in berating each other rather than discussing policy. Less than 10 percent of voters use debates to make their final decision.

First presidential debate cause for concern

Seth Morrow, Contributor October 9, 2020

“Will you shut up, man?” former Vice President Joe Biden muttered after one of President Trump’s many verbal attacks. The candidates exchanged snide remarks for the majority of the first debate...

If college students can increase their voter turnout by only 19 percent, 3.7 million voters will sound off for nationwide change. Register to vote. Use your voice.

Students to vote for change

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer September 16, 2020

Our country is on the brink of massive change. A change that college aged voters can influence to see us through to the other side. We are clearly struggling. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how ill-prepared...

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