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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...

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...

Students Explore Their Relationship With Politics

Students Explore Their Relationship With Politics

Zoë Butler, Contributor October 28, 2020

Her 4:30 a.m. alarm sounds, and she’s out the door and in the gymnasium of her neighborhood’s high school several minutes before 5 a.m. Inside are two precincts that she spent a few hours helping...

Voter Suppression: Then and Now

Voter Suppression: Then and Now

Morgan McKenny, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

The 15th Amendment of the United States Constitution, ratified in 1870, prohibits states from denying male citizens the right to vote based on “race, color, or previous condition of servitude,” and...

Election Logos: An Insight to Candidates

Election Logos: An Insight to Candidates

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

There are many great ways to learn about a candidate during an election and a campaign logo is one of them. Campaign logos can instantaneously share with voters what a candidate is running on. The font,...

Why Joe Biden Should Have Your Vote

Why Joe Biden Should Have Your Vote

Steven Lum, Contributor October 6, 2020

We’re in the final 100-meter dash to the finish line of this election year. This year is not like other election years—there are fire pits, booby traps, parachutes attached to the runners, and last...

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