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Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP

Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP

Sophie Call and Claudia Chen, Staff Writers

May 5, 2016

The Republican National Convention may be holding its first contested convention since 1976 from July 18 to 21. A contested convention occurs when no single nominee has obtained the necessary number of delegates in order to secure the nomination. According to Politico, the Republican nominee would need...

Kasich’s high road to the highest office, and why the Never Trump movement should rally around the Ohio Governor

Kasich’s high road to the highest office, and why the Never Trump movement should rally around the Ohio Governor

Fritz Schemel, Editor in Chief

April 27, 2016

The 2016 election has been plagued by negativity and personal attacks. Candidates have insulted each others’ wives and compared each other’s hand sizes. Debates (especially on the GOP side) have focused on personality attacks rather than substantive policy debate. Only one candidate has risen a...

Democratic Debate yields mixed reactions from students

Democratic Debate yields mixed reactions from students

Fritz Schemel, News Editor

October 16, 2015

After a duo of Republican debates in Aug. and Sept., Democratic candidates got their chance under the spotlight in Las Vegas in their first debate on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Five candidates gathered on stage in Las Vegas: front-runner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Senator Bernie ...

Class of 2016 gets thrown an academic curveball

Class of 2016 gets thrown an academic curveball

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

I was fine with being in the Class of 2016 when we had to take CAPT. I didn’t mind being in the Class of 2016 when we had to write our research papers sophomore year. I was even fine with being in the Class of 2016 when we were only given one morning to sleep in instead of the customary two weeks. Then...

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