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Negev Summit leads to discussion and opportunities for future summits

Lillian Newton, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

The Negev Summit, an Israeli-hosted summit conducted with Arab partners and diplomats from the U.S., officially concluded on March 28. The summit acted as a show of unity against Iran, while also doubling...

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Including athletes in political conversation

Christopher Elwell, Contributing Writer March 8, 2022

Perspective In the realm of athletics, players from various sports try to advocate for change in the world. Professional and amateur leagues have made it known that they want to be involved in eliminating...

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President Biden plans to appoint a Black woman to SCOTUS

Jenelle Johnson, Contributing Writer February 22, 2022

President Joe Biden is committed to his campaign promise to appoint a Black woman to the United States Supreme Court as a replacement for Justice Stephen G. Breyer, who is retiring at the end of the current...

What you should know about the “Great Resignation” phenomenon

What you should know about the “Great Resignation” phenomenon

Lillian Newton, Staff Writer February 8, 2022

Over the past few months, more than 33 million Americans have voluntarily resigned from their jobs, leading to the coining of the term “The Great Resignation.” Starting in spring 2021, there has been...

Learning from the ascendancy of Trumps nativist and anti-immigrant rhetoric

Learning from the ascendancy of Trump’s nativist and anti-immigrant rhetoric

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor February 8, 2022

"For decades, the America-blaming left has been relentlessly pushing a vision of America that casts our history, culture, traditions, and founding documents in the most negative possible light," wrote...

The outsde of the church of the Holy Spirit, were members of District One vote, Nov. 1, West Haven.

West Haven residents go vote under cloudy skies and cold weather

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 9, 2021

Perspective Despite dark clouds looming over the city and the cold weather, citizens of West Haven still showed up to vote during election day on Nov. 2. At the District One polling location, the...

Mayor Rossi narrowly wins West Haven mayoral election, spurring recount

Mayor Rossi narrowly wins West Haven mayoral election, spurring recount

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 3, 2021

West Haven, Conn.—On Tuesday, West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi was re-elected for a third term as mayor, narrowly beating Republican opponent Barry Lee Cohen by 24 votes. Rossi's win was declared shortly...

Students walk in front of the Marvin K. Peterson Library at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Conn., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.

Polls on students’ attitudes towards politics

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor October 26, 2021

The current decline in American political efficacy—or trust in government and the democratic process—has a negative impact on voting trends. If more adults believe that they have no voice in the government,...

Political neutrality: The good, the bad, and the evil

Natalie Jones, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

Can someone be neutral in a nation as divided as the United States? Not only are we divided by political issues, but human rights issues have also been made political in these past few years. Every...

The people’s champion or the people’s president?

The people’s champion or the people’s president?

Elisa D’Egidio, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Professional wrestler and highest-paid male actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced on the Today Show that with enough support, he would potentially run for U.S. President. From 17-time champion...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell condemns the involvement of business in politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell condemns the involvement of business in politics

Samuel Weinmann, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

In a public statement on April 5, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly opposed corporate interference in politics, saying that “businesses must not use economic blackmail to spread disinformation...

E-government and social media: How American politics have been impacted by the internet

Samuel Weinmann, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

There is unlimited information at our fingertips; we are constantly being bombarded with news articles, updates from political officials and misinformation. For better or worse, the fast-changing nature...

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...

What’s likely to come after election day

What’s likely to come after election day

Isabelle Hajek, Staff Writer 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...

Five great political movies for voters to watch

Five great political movies for voters to watch

Hannah Providence, Business Manager 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...

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