The Torch

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...

President-Elect Trump: Coming together

Sahn Choi, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 16, 2016

This election has divided the nation. Some steadfastly refuse to associate with any given supporter of Donald Trump. For these people, support for a particular political candidate says everything. ‘Racism’ has been one o...

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