The Torch

Voters validate Obama’s vision

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2012

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...

Flames of The Torch

November 7, 2012

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...

Supreme Court will determine Obama’s legacy

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

November 7, 2012

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...

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

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,...

GIllibrand back to DC

Shannon Luibrand, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

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...

Meeks gets 8th term

Christopher Brito, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

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,...

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

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...

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