Post Tagged with: "Politics"

Young Democrats starts up; focuses on DACA issue

October 3, 2017

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Maureen Thaete | Assistant News Editor When Matt Fitzgerald ‘19 came to Saint Mary’s as a freshman, “there was no official Democratic club,” he said.… Read More ›

Nico Docolas and his team pictured at the end of his campaign. (Courtesy of @nico4smc)

Candidate disqualified from running for AS President

April 25, 2017

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By Terrilyn Ho | News Editor Between Monday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 5, students were allowed to vote for their Executive Council and Class… Read More ›

Saint mARY’S cOLLEGE is hosting a polling station, which will be in the Soda Center  from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Vote!  (Photo courtesy of the RAND Corporation)

Campus Chatterbox: What is your opinion on Election Day being held on a Tuesday?

November 8, 2016

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What’s your opinion on the election being held on a Tuesday? “It’s okay because it’s easy to vote absentee in California” “I don’t think there… Read More ›

100 Word Rant: So sick of this election

October 25, 2016

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By Gabby Vanacore | Opinion Editor This election season has made me tired. Tired and frustrated. The charades have dragged on long enough now, and… Read More ›

Donald Trump’s comments about women have been criticized by the media and by members of the Republican Party. (Photo courtesy of NBC)

Dear Donald, sexual assault is not “just words”

October 18, 2016

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By Alexa Gambero | Editor-in-Chief To say that Donald Trump angers me is an understatement. Over the past year, I’ve listened to him make incredibly… Read More ›

Presidential Debate viewing party has large student turnout. (Jacob Turnrose/COLLEGIAN)

Presidential Debate viewing asks all students to join

October 4, 2016

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By Eliana Batrez | Contributing Writer On Monday, Sept. 26, the Office of Government and Community Relations, along with co-sponsors from Students for a Democratic… Read More ›

Gary Johnson for President

September 27, 2016

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By Matthew James | Contributing Writer The U.S. is a country with the strongest political barriers in the world. By that, I mean both sides… Read More ›

Presidential election ferocity makes its way to Saint Mary’s

Presidential election ferocity makes its way to Saint Mary’s

April 26, 2016

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by Tori Method | Contributing Writer Saint Mary’s campus has recently been experiencing a number of issues involving the advertisement of a single name, Trump.… Read More ›

Libertarianism: a viable option for the anti-Trump crowd

April 12, 2016

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by Gabby Vanacore | Assistant Opinion Editor As the unconventional 2016 election season gets down to the wire, many Republicans are becoming fearful for the fate… Read More ›

In pursuit of the millennial vote

April 12, 2016

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by Branden Quezada | Staff Writer With the upcoming election, the fate of the country can ultimately go one way or another. For the first… Read More ›

Celebrity endorsements of politicians: an effective plan?

Celebrity endorsements of politicians: an effective plan?

March 15, 2016

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by Victor Jaimes | Staff Writer In politics, no one really knows for sure whether or not celebrity endorsements matter. But we do know that… Read More ›

Candidates battle it out on Super Tuesday

March 8, 2016

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by Conrad Sain | Staff Writer The results of Super Tuesday paint a fractured picture for the Republican Party, a stark contrast to the unified… Read More ›

Importance of youth vote

March 8, 2016

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by Callie Coker | Staff Writer Many say that young people are a difficult demographic to win over. While it may seem like young voters… Read More ›

Obama presents his plan for common-sense gun control

Obama presents his plan for common-sense gun control

February 16, 2016

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by Kimberly Paschal | Staff Writer On Jan. 5, 2016, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to take executive action to increase gun control in… Read More ›

Outsider Larry Lessig no longer running for presidency

Outsider Larry Lessig no longer running for presidency

November 10, 2015

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by Dean Boerner | Sports Editor Given the inflexible nature of establishment politics, referendum candidate Lawrence “Larry” Lessig never really stood much of a chance. Last… Read More ›