Election Night 2012

Liana Teixeira

November 14, 2012

Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The NAACP brought students of all political ideologies together for a night of election coverage. Dozens of students crowded inside the Bartels dining hall on election night, anxiously watching CNN’s coverage of the 2012 presidential election results. The fierce campaigning finally came to an ...

No Winners in Politics

Amy Reidy

November 7, 2012

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

The final debate, in terms of its main topic, lacked the focus and finesse of the earlier debates. Many topics, besides the ones that were meant to be brought up (foreign policy), were brought up quite frequently by both Mitt Romney and President Barak Obama. It seemed as though the candidates had very...

The Optics of Winning: Musings about the Second Presidential Debate

Simone Quartey

October 24, 2012

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Ah, yes. “There you go, again,” as Ronald Reagan once said. We have arrived at the storied and much mythologized second presidential debate of the 2012 election season. It would be nice to think that presidential debates are a forum of mature and honest discussion about the issues of the day....

Romney Reveals Energy Policy, Doesn’t Mention Climate Change Once

Sara J Dufort

September 5, 2012

Filed under Global News, Politics

With the 2012 elections a little over two months away, the presidential candidates are putting their campaigns into over-drive. Republican hopeful Mitt Romney was no exception this week, as he unveiled his vision for his American energy policy during a campaign stop in Hobbs, N.M. This speech and policy paper released on Wednesda...

The Race for the Latino Vote is On

Jessica Pena

September 5, 2012

Filed under Global News

Move over Telemundo, because Univision got this in its back pocket. The number one Hispanic broadcast network, Univision, has earned the rights to host a presidential forum between Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama. The two will go head to head in “Meet the Candidate” for their chance to win the 21 million Latino voters. It is a crucial...

In Defense of Ann Romney and All Stay-At-Home Moms

Elizabeth Field

September 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I’m a registered Independent, but for my entire life I’ve been leaning Democrat at a 179 degree angle. In my youthful naivety, I’ve wanted to believe that there are Americans out there who care for one another. I believe in human rights, equality across race, gender, and sexual orientation and...

“Invisible Obama” Has My Vote

Liana Teixeira

September 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

The Republican National Convention came to a close last Thursday night, but if anyone watching the event remembers one thing from the convention, it won’t be Mitt Romney’s speech accepting the nomination for president, but rather the long and somewhat unconventional ramblings of Clint Eastwood. When...

Gingrich: Still in, Says Romney Likely GOP Nominee

The Associated Press

April 11, 2012

Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich once led his rivals for the nomination in polls. Today, he’s millions in debt and describing Mitt Romney as "far and away the most likely" GOP nominee. Running for president "turned out to be much harder than I thought it would be," he...

2012 Election Fast Approaching

Cullen Mclane

September 14, 2011

Filed under Politics

The year 2012 is getting closer and closer, and what an interesting year it promises to be. There’s a lot for people of all walks of life to look forward to. Sports fans will have the London Summer Olympics, video gamers will be getting a brand new Nintendo system, and moviegoers can look forward to A...

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