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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Four More for Obama, Historic Ballot Measures Passed

Emily Lin-Jones November 8, 2012
Cheers (and groans) resounded across campus Tuesday night as general election results poured in from across the nation, confirming Barack Obama's reelection as president of the United States.

Proportional Distribution Needed to Fix Electoral College

Sam Chapman November 8, 2012
The electoral college robs 80 percent of the country of a chunk of what it means to be American. Shifting to a system of direct proportional awards of electoral votes is the best way to maintain and improve the integrity of American democracy.
Illustration: Ariel Carter-Rodriguez

Open primaries encourage manipulation of democratic process

Kyle Seasly March 5, 2012

About a week ago, my dad sent me an article encouraging Democrats in Michigan (my home state) to vote for Rick Santorum in the Republican primary. Since Michigan has an "open primary," anyone can vote...

Political Cartoon

kellydouglas February 22, 2012

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