Opinion: Is Polling Still Useful After 2016?

Leading up to the 2020 election, both Democrats and Republicans have doubted national polling; however, it has consistently been a great way to get a general idea of who will likely win an election. In 2016, FiveThirtyEight’s election forecast gave Donald Trump only a 28.6% chance of winning the election. So, if polls are generally […]

Opinion: Settle for Biden?

On August 18, Joe Biden was nominated to be the Democratic Candidate for the 2020 Presidential Election and a movement called ‘Settle for Biden’ emerged in the Progressive community. This movement is comprised of previous Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren supporters who do not enthusiastically support Biden but would prefer him as their next President […]

Tick Tock, Trump’s on the Clock

Days before President Trump’s Tulsa Rally, millions of users on TikTok banded together to troll the event by registering for it and not showing up. Just a month after photos of the humiliatingly sparse crowd flooded the internet, Trump decided to ban the popular online video-sharing app. Because it is owned by a Chinese company, the […]

Compromising on controversy

Compromising on controversy

T he 2020 presidential election will most certainly be divisive.Liberals have already demonstrated a lack of unity for this upcoming election, with 19 Democratic candidates in the running. Beyond the Democratic Party, President Donald Trump’s controversial first term has generated a new wave of political polarization throughout the entire nation. The end result of these […]

Boycotting for Change

Boycotting for Change

America is rooted in liberty, and although many claim that large corporations hinder our freedoms, consumers’ purchasing power illustrates the strength of our democracy. Large corporations still depend on the needs and demands of their consumers, namely us. When a company makes customer service mistakes or is insensitive to social issues, people hold it accountable. […]

Students react with shock, confusion to election

Students react with shock, confusion to election

Confusion, shock and disbelief are some of the words students are using to describe their reactions to the presidential election on Nov. 8. After Donald Trump became the president-elect Tuesday night, students have been registering the news in different ways. “I’m honestly appalled by the election,” Grace Dennis ’19 said. “I think it’s been messy and sort […]