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Donald Trump proclaims Day of Remembrance for Americans killed by “Illegal Aliens,” same day as Día De Los Muertos

November 16, 2020

On Oct. 30, Pres. Donald Trump released a proclamation for a new national Remembrance Day to take place on Nov. 1, which would focus on Americans killed by “illegal aliens” and concentrating on border...

Election Day results prompt mixed reactions from voters

Election Day results prompt mixed reactions from voters
November 16, 2020

After four days of deliberation and tallying, Joe Biden was declared President-elect on Nov. 7 after the Associated Press called Pennsylvania and Nevada for Biden, giving him 290 projected electoral votes. There...

What’s likely to come after election day

What’s likely to come after election day
November 3, 2020

In anticipation of Tuesday’s election, many individuals have speculated as to how people will react given the preliminary results. Since the results of the election will not be finalized tonight, it...

You’re an idiot. You’re a fascist. This election has tested us.

You’re an idiot. You’re a fascist. This election has tested us.
November 2, 2020

I grew up in a mixed household. My parents were rock-ribbed Republicans. My mother will go to her grave believing Nixon was framed. My grandparents were yellow-dog Democrats. Fellow Missourian Harry...

Celebrities talk voting and who they’re voting for

Celebrities talk voting and who they’re voting for
November 2, 2020

Celebrities seem far from the average person, but in one regard, they’re not so different: they still vote. Some celebrities have been outspoken on social media about this year’s presidential election,...

Five great political movies for voters to watch

Five great political movies for voters to watch
November 2, 2020

Politics in film often highlights a monumental moment in history or focuses on one of the many intricate processes involved in government, and makes for an engaging, yet informational, plot. Here are five...

Five political TV shows to watch this election

Cast of
November 2, 2020

With the presidential election right around the corner, Americans are anxious to find out who will win. Television can be a good distraction from real-world events, especially with the potential of delayed...

Saturday Night Live’s most notable political impersonations

Maya Rudolph and Beck Bennett
November 2, 2020

The NBC late-night sketch comedy show, “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) is notorious for its satirical take on current politics. The show was closely followed during the 2016 presidential election as there...

Author Jennifer Cobbina speaks to university students about protests changing America

The Zoom event
November 2, 2020

On Tuesday, the office of the V.P. for diversity & inclusion and the Myatt Center for Diversity & Inclusion hosted a webinar entitled “Hands Up Don’t Shoot: How Protests Changed America.”...

What is happening in the battleground states

November 2, 2020

As Election Day creeps closer, both candidates have put an emphasis on visiting so-called battleground states. These states tend to have split support for Democrat and Republican candidates. In these...

Trump v. Biden: Who’s Who

Trump v. Biden: Who’s Who
November 2, 2020

Though Americans are aware of who the Democratic and Republican candidates for president are, it is important they know the facts and what they have been able to achieve leading up to the point of candidacy,...

Top things to know before the election if you don’t follow politics

November 2, 2020

The election this year is facing different circumstances as COVID-19 continues to loom in the U.S. It is understandable that there may be some confusion surrounding the election. With this in mind, here...

Can science and the U.S. government coexist?

Can science and the U.S. government coexist?
November 2, 2020

Last week, President Donald J. Trump, referred to his top epidemiologist, Anthony Fauci, and other leading scientists as “idiots.” As unbelievable as it may seem in 2020, the U.S. government and science...

Choose the lesser of two evils — But don’t stop there

November 2, 2020

This upcoming election has been hanging over the heads of all Americans like a big, gloomy, blue and red cloud. I’ve seen countless Facebook posts, articles and Twitter threads all pondering how we are...

Civil discourse in a divided nation

Civil discourse in a divided nation
November 2, 2020

As the presidential election approaches, concurrent with the holiday season, political conversations are abundant. From the classroom to the Thanksgiving table, individuals are discussing their political...

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