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The Debate Surrounding This Year’s Election Results Isn’t *Entirely* Trump’s Fault

The Debate Surrounding This Year’s Election Results Isn’t *Entirely* Trump’s Fault

Conor Van Santen, Opinion Editor December 21, 2020

From a young age, Americans are taught that we are the descendants and successors of patriots who fought for their freedom and eventually won it. This narrative is as deep-seated in the American psyche...

Not Just The Presidential Election

Brooke Kenworthy, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

Overlooking the obvious transition of the White House from red to blue, the 2020 election also included the passing of some monumental bills, and opportunity for racial and gender inclusion.  For...

Joe Biden Won. Now What?

Joe Biden Won. Now What?

Conor Van Santen, Opinion Editor November 12, 2020

This past week, we saw the cogs of American democracy churn out a new President-elect, former Vice President Joe Biden. He and his running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, ran on the platform of uniting the...

No line at Simon Recreation Center, November 3, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Why “I Voted”

Andrea Porter, Photo Editor November 9, 2020

Nov. 3, 2020 is a day many won’t forget. No matter their party, voters headed to the polls to exercise their right to vote in this year’s presidential election. Many were able to vote through absentee...

Be Wary of Election Night Results

Be Wary of Election Night Results

Zoë Butler, Contributor November 2, 2020

If anything is clear about the results of the upcoming presidential election on Nov. 3, it is that the winner will most likely remain unclear by the end of the night. A recent New York Times article cited...

SLU Poll Suggests Disconnect Between Students’ Value of Unbiased News and Their Primary News Sources

SLU Poll Suggests Disconnect Between Students’ Value of Unbiased News and Their Primary News Sources

Martin Sharpe, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

With election day a mere five days away, many SLU students are eager to cast (or have already cast) their votes for their chosen presidential candidates. Now, as candidates frantically schedule last minute...

We Need Bipartisanship Now More Than Ever

We Need Bipartisanship Now More Than Ever

Tyler Bealke, Contributor October 29, 2020

Our country is in great turmoil. In times like these, we can all agree that strong leadership and effective legislating will lead us to better days. As the “Commander and Chief,” the president leads...

Why I Can’t Vote for Joe Biden

Why I Can’t Vote for Joe Biden

Jakob Benedetti, Contributor October 29, 2020

I’m a registered Democrat, a progressive and a democratic socialist who supported Bernie Sanders in the primary, but I simply cannot bring myself to vote for Joe Biden. Here’s why. While I recognize...

The Stakes of This Election Could Not Be Higher

The Stakes of This Election Could Not Be Higher

Conor Van Santen, Opinion Editor October 29, 2020

In the wise words of Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), President Donald Trump is a “race-baiting, xenophobic bigot.” While the Senator has doubled back on this 2016 statement, much of America still holds...

What to Expect On Your Missouri Ballot

What to Expect On Your Missouri Ballot

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

Considering this is the first time many college students have the opportunity to vote in a presidential election, it’s important to know what you’ll see on your ballot. Your vote isn’t just something...

Presidential Candidates on America’s Issues

Presidential Candidates on America’s Issues

Morgan McKenny, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

This year’s presidential election is between Republican incumbent Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Joe Biden has decades of experience in politics, and Donald Trump is running for his...

The Path to 270

Celia Searles, Arts and Life Editor October 28, 2020

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