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Justice Democrats Look to Take Back Democratic Party

Justice Democrats Look to Take Back Democratic Party

Glenn Rohrbacker

January 31, 2017

After the bruising loss in the 2016 elections, democrats have been scrambling to figure out how they weren’t able to salvage a sizeable win in any of the country’s institutions. Still unable to make significant changes, since the first opportunity that came when the party searched for new minority...

The Trump House

The Trump House

The Charger Bulletin

November 9, 2016

Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States of America on Tuesday night. He won the electoral vote in a nail biter race that lasted until early Wednesday morning. Many did not expect Trump to come out ahead in the states that he did. The real estate developer won the key battleground...

Your Voice Does Matter – Ask Erin Schrode

Your Voice Does Matter - Ask Erin Schrode

Samantha Reposa

November 8, 2016

Ask an average 25-year-old what they are doing with their life and they will laugh in your face because odds are they are clueless. Ask Erin Schrode, a 25-year-old from California, what she is doing with her life and she explain how she is shaking up the societal norms while inspiring change through ...

Candidates on Social Media

Candidates on Social Media

Penelope Lane

November 7, 2016

Today, college students everywhere are waking up to the smell of fresh coffee and the sight of newsfeed stories on their social media pages. The first thing young adults are doing is checking what their friends and the rest of the world have been up to while they were asleep. Politics is...

Where Do We Go From Here

Where Do We Go From Here

Glenn Rohrbacker

November 7, 2016

It seems like this election cycle has become the new normal daily routine, awaiting the next bombshell scandal or feud to capture the media for days, just waiting for the next. Democrats have been scrambling since the summer to come to terms with the possibility of a Donald Trump presidency....

Title IX in the Election

Title IX in the Election

Karina Krul

November 7, 2016

It is no question that this debate has already had its lasting effect on our country. It has divided the American people even further and has brought light to the issues facing our country on a deeper level. Sexual assault on college campuses is an important issue that has become increasingly...

Dear Obamas,

(Photo by AP)

Khaaliq Crowder

November 7, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – A Joint Task Force Guantanamo Trooper fills out an absentee ballot for the upcoming presidential election, Oct. 8, 2008.  Every JTF Trooper has the opportunity to register and vote while serving on U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay via absentee ballot.  JTF Guantanamo conducts safe, humane, legal and transparent care and custody of detained enemy combatants, including those convicted by military commission and those ordered released. The JTF conducts intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination for the protection of detainees and personnel working in JTF Guantanamo facilities and in support of the Global War on Terror. JTF Guantanamo provides support to the Office of Military Commissions, to law enforcement and to war crimes investigations. The JTF conducts planning for and, on order, responds to Caribbean mass migration operations. (JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Pfc. Carlynn Knaak) UNCLASSIFIED – Cleared for public release. For additional information contact JTF Guantanamo PAO 011-5399-3589; DSN 660-3589 www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil

Karina Krul

November 7, 2016

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

For the second presidential debate, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump arrive on stage at Washington University in St. Louis on Oct. 9. (Washington Post photo by Melina Mara)

Karina Krul

November 7, 2016

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, 2016

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...

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