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The 2016 Election: Where do we go from here?

Christy Carley, New Editor
November 10
Filed under NEWS

For the past day and a half, the Whitman community has been fixated with the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. While for many Trump’s victory evoked feelings of anger and disappointment, still a few on Whitman’s campus were in favor of the results. Nearly everyone, however, was surprised.

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2016 will be remembered by its losers, not its victor.

Cyril Burchenal, Columnist
November 3
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

The 2012 presidential election was hailed at the time as the most contentious and unpleasant campaign for the electorate in history. Four years later we can look back with nostalgia at a time when the worst thing a presidential nominee did was put his dog on top of a car. The 2016 election will almost c...

The Great Gun Debate

The Great Gun Debate

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor
November 3
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Gun control has been one of the most contentious issues in the 2016 election cycle. Increased awareness of police violence against communities of color, near daily mass shootings, and the alarming figure of 33,000 annual firearm deaths in the U.S. have infused the question of gun policy with renewed urgency and hei...

The fall of Bernie Sanders

The fall of Bernie Sanders

Chris Hankin, Reporter
July 27
Filed under Breaking News, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Philadelphia - The third day of the Democratic National Convention was defined by the official nomination of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee, finally and totally ending the meteoric rise of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Activists came together all over the city, congregating at City ...

Day One From the Democratic National Convention

Day One From the Democratic National Convention

Chris Hankin
July 25
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

It seems fair to say that the only group of people that hate Hillary Clinton more than Donald Trump supporters are Bernie Sanders supporters.

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Hillary’s Femdom Does Not Merit a Vote

Katy Wills, Columnist
April 28
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Clinton’s identity as a woman does not stand as a legitimate reason to elect her president of the United States, but it’s the reason many feminists do stand by.

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Clinton Leads Sanders in Effort to End Racism

Ben Shoemake, Columnist
March 10
Filed under Columnists, OPINION

When Hillary Clinton called for greater accountability during her speech in Harlem, it was a groundbreaking moment.

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Sanders Promotes Realistic Solutions to Fundamental Problems

Sanders Promotes Realistic Solutions to Fundamental Problems

Olivia Gilbert, Columnist
February 18
Filed under Columnists, Front Page Slideshow, OPINION

While Bernie proposes solutions that promote fundamental changes to the political system, Hillary offers little in the way of systemic change.

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Woman for President

Hillary Smith
January 28
Filed under BLOGS, One Woman Round Table, Web Only

Turn on the news or peruse online and there is a very good chance you'll see something about Hillary Clinton's possible-and inevitable, to some-bid for the presidency in 2016. In 2008, Clinton-a U.S. senator at the time-ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, but because...

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