The Torch

Letters to the Editor

November 30, 2016

The following letters were sent to the Torch in response to the Nov. 16 article "The Trump Window." Dear Editor, It appears that there are some ( very few I hope) at your school who have demonstrated their lack of understan...

The Democratic establishment has itself to blame

Lucas Hann, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2016

The question for Democrats on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 9 was, of course, who is to blame? Somehow, the party had managed to turn an incredibly advantageous setting into a loss. The sitting Democratic President, Barack Obama, h...

Living in my (br)own skin with Trump

Rahul Lal, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2012, that was motivation that I could be somebody. When Donald Trump was elected, that was motivation that I needed to be somebody. While disappointed, I’ll go out int...

I do not feel free

Cheyanne Gonzales, General Manager Emeritus

November 16, 2016

The past year and a half, the social media world took the presidential election to a level that no one in history has ever seen. Each candidate was ridiculed for every move they made from interviews, to tweets, to memes, to scandal...

Fears and hopes on the results of the presidential election

Rasheeda Campbell, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Upon waking up Wednesday morning after Election Day, I immediately grabbed my phone to see the election results.  I was devastated after reading that the new president of the United States of America will be Donald J. Trump. Even t...

Shock and disbelief on electing Donald Trump

Angela Kellett, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

It has been said countless times this past week: some of us cannot believe we elected Donald J. Trump as our 45th President. Throughout this election he was mocked, and doomsday was projected for our world if he was elected. Ye...

President-Elect Trump: A day to remember

Beatriz da Costa, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Dread. Embarrassment. Determination. I feel dreadful regarding the results of this election because I know America’s future, my future, is not as bright and secure as it should be. I am embarrassed by Donald Trump’s vi...

Top 10 Comedy Bits of the 2016 Election Season

Steven Verdile, Design Editor

November 10, 2016

The 2016 election season has been a series of ups and downs for both political parties, but there has been one group of people that have been winning the entire time: comedians.  The overly expressive personalities of the candida...

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