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Presidential Candidates Sanders Andy Yang Demonstrate: Why Political Outsiders Shouldn’t be Left Out

Jeremy Mesias, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Coming from all different walks of life and highlighting ideas from across the political spectrum, this historically large class of Democrats running for president celebrates diversity. However, while each contender brings som...

Sanders’ Prisoner Voting Rights Ideas May Benefit Our Democracy

Shaolin Barid, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

On Monday April 22, CNN hosted several presidential candidates in a town hall. It included 2020 presidential candidate frontrunner Bernie Sanders, who has given a powerful, yet controversial stance on granting incarcerated indivi...

2020 Predictions: Biden is the Frontrunner

J.P. Devetori, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

A year and a half away from the 2020 presidential election, the campaigns of many candidates are well under way. Since January, many Democrats have  announced their candidacy for President. Candidates include: Joe Biden, Pete Buttig...

2020 Predictions: Sanders Can Beat Trump

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

At the beginning of the year, there was a lot of speculation about  teh amount of candidates there will be for the 2020 Presidential Election. So far, there are 21 candidates running in the   Democratic party. After the last election,...

What to keep an eye on for the upcoming primaries

Talia Tirella, Co Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

April 27, 2016

GOP candidate Donald Trump swept Tuesday’s five state contest, upping his delegate total to 950. Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton won four state contests except Rhode Island, which went to Bernie Sanders. Clinton ...

Battleground Wisconsin: Cruz and Sanders grab delegates

Talia Tirella, Co-Editor-In-Chief Emeritus

April 6, 2016

A rarity for presidential elections, Wisconsin has become a battleground for both parties. Typically late in the primary calendar, Wisconsin sees predictable results that favor the leading candidates. This year, the unpredictability...

Which Democrat is the advocate for Hispanics?

Cheyanne Gonzales, General Manager

March 16, 2016

During the Democratic debate on Wednesday, March 9, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had an intense debate on who was the “true advocate” for American Hispanics. They exchanged claims over guest worker programs “akin...

SNL Trump hosting stirs up controversy with public

Kori Williams, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2015

Presidential candidate and frontrunner for the Republican vote Donald Trump hosted Saturday Night Live on Nov. 7, collecting a vast amount of both positive, and negative attention. Among jokes about Hillary Clinton and Bernie...

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