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Dear Obamas,

Dear Obamas,

Khaaliq Crowder
November 7
Filed under Politics

Dear President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle, To be honest, it’s a bittersweet feeling as an African American or a person of color to see your presidential term come to end. As an African American born in the late 90s and raised in the 21st century on the east coast, I never dealt first-hand...

Meme the Election

Meme the Election

Meghan Mahar
November 7
Filed under Politics

The public's perception of a candidate's personality is arguably one of the most crucial pieces of swinging a vote. Unfortunately for the candidates in the 2016 election, this aspect is almost entirely out of their hands. Social media places candidates under constant scrutiny down to every second...

Why You Should Pay Attention to Local Elections

Why You Should Pay Attention to Local Elections

Glenn Rohrbacker
November 7
Filed under Politics

While pundits and friends alike fight over the two presidential candidates in anticipation of this historic election, many people will forget the candidates that matter even more than Trump and Clinton. People see signs with bright American colors and usually unfamiliar names on them spread...

A Difficult Choice This Election

A Difficult Choice This Election

Sarah Costello
November 7
Filed under Politics

Since most of us at U.N.H. are 18 and older, we get to cast our vote towards who will be our country’s leader for the next four years, and for most of us, is the first time we get to participate in a presidential election. Unfortunately, it is our task to decide between (what I see as) the lesser of...

No Matter What, We’ll Be Fine

No Matter What, We’ll Be Fine

Susan Campbell
November 7
Filed under Politics

In anticipation of a Clinton win on Tuesday, some folks are loading their guns in Georgia, according to a New York Times story from this weekend. That’s Georgia, in the United States, as in “Georgia On My Mind.” “Of Course You Should Be Panicking About the Election: Go Ahead. Wet That Bed,”...

There Are More Than Two Options

There Are More Than Two Options

Billy Sakmann
November 7
Filed under Politics

Are Donald J. Trump and Hilary Rodham Clinton really the only two people that could be our next president? Well, yes and no. According to the Federal Election Commission, 1,780 candidates filed to run for presidency during this election cycle. With many being eliminated in primaries, dropping...

What Happened When My Absentee Ballot Went Missing

What Happened When My Absentee Ballot Went Missing

Karina Krul
November 7
Filed under Politics

Voting in college can be stressful. Students have a lot of things to worry about, finishing papers, writing labs, studying for exams, and getting everything together to vote may not be your top priority. Many college students are even more discouraged from voting because it can pose such challenges....

Voting Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Voting Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Karina Krul
November 7
Filed under Politics

This is the first presidential election our generation will be able to vote in, and our options are between an uneducated oompa loompa and an untrustworthy liar. This is supposed to be an exciting first moment, but instead it is too often perceived as a hopeless path to an empty future. In...

10 Things to Know if You Are Not Into Politics

10 Things to Know if You Are Not Into Politics

Myles Brown
November 7
Filed under Politics

What if you don’t pay much attention to politics? Who do you vote for? Why would you vote for them? For all of you who don’t pay attention to politics here are 10 things you should know about the election, coming from someone who doesn’t pay attention to politics: - Hilary sent some...

Presidential Playlist

Presidential Playlist

Meghan Mahar
November 7
Filed under Politics

Follow The Charger Bulletin on Spotify @ChargerBulletin    To every thing there is a season, and to every campaign there is an anthem.  In every election, presidential candidates select songs that capture the spirit of their campaign. Take a look back in time at songs used by past candidates an...

Don’t Blame Your Choices – Blame the Primaries

Don’t Blame Your Choices – Blame the Primaries

Connor Vargo
November 7
Filed under Politics

Ever since Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were nominated as the Democratic and Republican candidate for president of the United States respectively, I have constantly heard one question asked, rhetorically and literally, by friends, family and strangers alike: how did we get here? Out of...

Broadway is With Her

Broadway is With Her

Angela Tricarico
November 7
Filed under Entertainment, Politics

The Broadway community has always been viewed as a tight knit family. With many of the same shared ideals and backgrounds, the Broadway community has come together even more this past year to support their presidential candidate of choice: Hillary Clinton. While there were performers supporting...

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