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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Pope Francis gives historic, moving speech to Congress

Pope Francis gives historic, moving speech to Congress

October 6, 2015

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by Gabby Vanacore | Assistant Opinion Editor Over a week ago, Pope Francis made his first trip over to America as the leader of the… Read More ›

Carson blames media for political backlash

September 29, 2015

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by Dean Boerner | Sports Editor Despite his niche in the Republican presidential race as the shrewd and calm antithesis of Donald Trump, Ben Carson is… Read More ›

Civic illiteracy is harming our political climate

Civic illiteracy is harming our political climate

September 15, 2015

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by Megan Crain | Contributing Writer In light of the high civic illiteracy rate in the United States, the statement “government of the people, by the… Read More ›

Trump brings unwarranted attention to immigration

Trump brings unwarranted attention to immigration

September 9, 2015

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by Dean Boerner | Staff Writer When Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy, he claimed that, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best.” To… Read More ›

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Editorial: Four areas where Saint Mary’s can improve itself

May 5, 2015

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by Charlie Guese | Editor-in-Chief I have now spent four years at Saint Mary’s, eight years in Lasallian education institutions, and 18 in various Catholic… Read More ›

Netanyahu speaks to members of Senate without Obama’s consent

March 17, 2015

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by Robert Dunbar | Contributing Writer On March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to speak to U.S. Congress at the invitation of House… Read More ›

New AS leadership preparing to take office

March 10, 2015

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by Evelyn Minaise | Assistant Culture Editor Next year’s preparation for leadership positions are already in the works, starting with the Presidential Platform Debate on… Read More ›

Editorial: Newsflash: US not the greatest county in the world

February 24, 2015

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by Charlie Guese | Editor-in-Chief Newsflash: the United States is not the greatest country in the world. But first, let’s pretend for a moment that… Read More ›

Oakland mayoral race close to being a free-for-all

September 16, 2014

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by Jennifer Stanley | Contributing Writer With the Oakland Mayor ballot coming up in November, all eyes have been drawing to the spectacle that is… Read More ›

Editorial: Leon Panetta’s undergraduate speech poses questions

Editorial: Leon Panetta’s undergraduate speech poses questions

April 29, 2014

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by Charlie Guese | Editor-in-Chief Imagine the excitement of Saint Mary’s administrators at securing former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta to speak… Read More ›

Teen science experiment given too much credit

April 8, 2014

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by Charlie Guese | Editor-in-Chief Middle school science fairs are seldom the place for breaking discoveries in scientific research. They are instead dimly-lit, florescent purgatories… Read More ›

Obama and Pope meet for the first time

April 8, 2014

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by James Scolamieri | Staff Writer Two of the world’s most prominent leaders, President Obama and Pope Francis, met for the first time on March… Read More ›