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Politician and activist Stacey Abrams nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for voting rights advocacy and work in 2020 election

Politician and activist Stacey Abrams nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for voting rights advocacy and work in 2020 election

Samuel Weinmann, Contributing Writer February 22, 2021

For nearly 30 years, Georgia has been a red state, since Bill Clinton won it in 1992. So it was shocking to many that in the 2020 election, the state — even by a small majority — voted for Joe Biden....

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s conspiracies pose threat to politics

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s conspiracies pose threat to politics

Tyler Wells, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Following the end of the Trump Administration, the Republican Party appeared at a crossroads: build off his fervent fanbase or distance themselves from it. There has been a gulf between far-right politicians...

Kamala Harris: A future of firsts and progress

Kamala Harris: A future of firsts and progress

Isabelle Hajek, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

On Jan. 19. Sen. Kamala Devi Harris was sworn into office as Vice President of the U.S, and now, as the highest-ranking woman in the country’s history, she is expected to continue to lead through a series...

Who is Amanda Gorman?

Who is Amanda Gorman?

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor February 8, 2021

President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration was filled with historic and inclusive moments, though it was Biden’s inaugural poet, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, who captivated America with her poem that...

What does a second impeachment mean for former President Trump?

Angelo Prevosto, Contributing Writer February 8, 2021

On Jan. 13, 2021, former President Donald J. Trump became the first United States President to be impeached for a second time. The former president was impeached on articles of incitement and insurrection...

Third stimulus checks weeks away, possible good news for college students

Mia Steadman, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

After a year of record-high unemployment numbers in 2020, with people of color experiencing even higher unemployment rates, lawmakers are under pressure to quickly come to a conclusion on when Americans...

Impeachment update: what to know before trial begins

Impeachment update: what to know before trial begins

Tyler Wells, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

The Senate met on Tuesday to be sworn in as jurors preceding former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, slated to begin on Feb. 9. Articles of impeachment against Trump were filed following...

How social media bans could change politics

How social media bans could change politics

Barry Lewandowski, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

On Jan. 8, former President Donald J. Trump was banned from Twitter, as the site claimed he directly violated their policy. In the wake of the former president’s ban, the path forward for social media...

Consolation versus call to action: Differences between the 2017 and 2021 Presidential Inaugurations

Samuel Weinmann, Contributing Writer February 8, 2021

Former President Donald J. Trump and President Joseph R. Biden’s inaugurations appear to have been addressed to entirely different nations, given exacerbated political divisions and the impact of COVID-19....

Inauguration Day 2021: Biden, Harris sworn in as president and vice president of the United States

Inauguration Day 2021: Biden, Harris sworn in as president and vice president of the United States

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor January 20, 2021

On Wednesday morning, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the U.S, taking office with a pledge to pursue reconciliation after a difficult four years that changed American society. At...

Students voice a need for change following D.C. riots

Students voice a need for change following D.C. riots

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor January 19, 2021

On Jan. 6, the nation watched as supporters of President Donald Trump rioted in Washington D.C., storming and looting the Capitol building. In the following days, several University of New Haven staff...

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University responds to potential student involvement in D.C.

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2021

As government officials and staff members sheltered themselves from the violence on Jan. 6, smoke-filled air, broken glass, pro-Trump signs and rioters filled the streets and interior of Washington D.C.’s...

The transition of power, is it starting?

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer December 3, 2020

On Nov. 24, President Donald Trump’s General Services Administration (GSA) formally began the transition of power, with Emily Murphy, the administrator of the process, providing federal funds and resources...

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

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer 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

Isabelle Hajek, Staff Writer 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...

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