Opinion: Pink and Blue Waves Sweep Nation
Nov21

Opinion: Pink and Blue Waves Sweep Nation

Andrew Dalton, Emma Love, Eli Morton, and Brianna Bruccoleri unpack the 2018 Midterm elections. “Tuesday was a strong showing almost across the board for Democrats. Many pundits have rushed to the conclusion that because Democrats lost between two and three Senate seats, it was an underperformance. However, this statement could not be further from the truth. Democrats won the House popular vote by about 8 points – a margin...

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Opinion: Midterms a Constitutional Success
Nov20

Opinion: Midterms a Constitutional Success

By Liam Kerr, Columnist The election this past week perfectly demonstrated the ingenuity and precision with which the Founders designed the United States federal government. When all was said and done, the House of Representatives, apportioned according to state population sizes, belonged to the Democratic Party.  The Senate, which represents each state equally, remained with the Republican Party. The writers of our Constitution...

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Opinion: Your Vote Counts
Nov05

Opinion: Your Vote Counts

By Andrew Dalton, Guest Columnist Do you remember where you were on the night of Nov. 8, 2016? I sure do. As part of College Democrats, my friends and I had spent the entire day working the precinct on campus inside the CUB. All morning and afternoon we watched with nervous energy as streams of voters entered and exited the ballroom. We felt good—the polls indicated a Clinton victory, but likely a close race. At 8:00 p.m. when the...

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Opinion: Republicans on the Ballot in Gettysburg, PA
Nov04

Opinion: Republicans on the Ballot in Gettysburg, PA

By Zachary Sobeck, Columnist GOVERNOR: Scott Wagner (R) Scott Wagner is a native and long-time resident of York County Pennsylvania where he has enjoyed a very successful business career with his flagship enterprise being Penn Waste.  He served in the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania form 2014 until his resignation earlier this year in order to fully pursue running for Governor.  He is the only person in the Commonwealth of...

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Opinion: Democrats on the Ballot in Gettysburg, PA
Nov04

Opinion: Democrats on the Ballot in Gettysburg, PA

By Eli Morton, Guest Columnist GOVERNOR: Tom Wolf (D) Tom Wolf, as governor, has defended the environment and fought for worker protections. He is concerned that the opioid epidemic and other public health crises in Pennsylvania will only continue to worsen without continued support of  expanded health coverage and increased funding for research and treatment services. He also believes that teachers are the strongest asset in...

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Opinion: Brazilian Perspective on Bolsonaro Victory
Nov02

Opinion: Brazilian Perspective on Bolsonaro Victory

By Daniel Valete, Guest Columnist A dear friend suggested that I write a few words about the political situation in Brazil. Although I think that a complete description of reality requires extensive knowledge that I do not possess, I will say some impressions in the hope of helping someone – I do not know whom – in something – I do not know what. The 2018 elections are over. On Sunday, October 29, the population...

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