Voters validate Obama’s vision

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012, Opinion

It’s finally over. The nastiest, most bitter and most partisan presidential campaign in recent memory has finally concluded after two straight years of “I approve this message” and super PAC ads dominating our television... Read more »

Flames of The Torch

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012, Opinion

Now that the election is finally over, we can start to move on from the petty partisan politics of the past of the last 17 months. Now is time to move on from what’s in Mitt Romney’s binders, or if President Obama thinks you... Read more »

Supreme Court will determine Obama’s legacy

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012, Opinion

Over the course of the last year, President Obama and Mitt Romney have battled over every issue under the umbrella of American politics. They turned attention to the economy, foreign affairs and human rights. Basically, anything... Read more »

Hope and Change, Part II

Hope and Change, Part II

November 7, 2012

What’s next in Congress

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Sports Editor

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012

As citizens of the United States arose from a short nights sleep on the morning after Election Day, none could point to a great deal of change in Washington — the House of Representatives remains in the control of Republicans,... Read more »

GIllibrand back to DC

Shannon Luibrand, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012

Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand cruised to reelection to New York’s national Senate seat, defeating Republican challenger Wendy Long in a landslide. “I can’t thank you enough for the honor and privilege of continuing... Read more »

Meeks gets 8th term

Christopher Brito, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012

As part of the newly restructured Congressional District 5, the University and southeast Queens will be represented by a familiar face as Democrat Gregory Meeks won his eighth term in the U.S. House of Representatives in a landslide,... Read more »

Sandy and the Election

Sandy and the Election

November 7, 2012

Johnson: Working outside the two-party system

Peter Long, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012

Most Americans went to the polls yesterday and voted for the candidates who represented the two largest political parties in the nation. What most voters didn’t see were the names of the third-party candidates at the bottom... Read more »

College Dems take GOTV effort to Ohio

Kori Williams, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012

The St. John’s University chapter of College Democrats canvassed for President Obama’s campaign in Pennsylvania and Ohio yesterday, the latter being a key battleground state that eventually decided the election. College... Read more »

Liberals aren’t the only ones getting out the vote

Matthew Wolfson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012
Filed under Election2012

While the College Democrats canvassed nationally for President Obama in Ohio and Pennsylvania, the College Republicans focused their efforts more locally, campaigning two Queens locals: Dan Halloran in his failed bid for Congress,... Read more »