This is not the article I thought I would be writing. After all, the federal government had been shut down for over a month, and a resolution seemed more distant than a stepfather in a 90s movie.
Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign chairman and current convicted felon, has recently been accused of meeting with Wikileaks leader, Julian Assange in March of 2016. The Guardian claims the two met in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and though there is no information in regards to what they talked about, the timing of this alleged meeting occurred months before a major leak by Assange’s team.
On November 6, 2018 the Democrats won back the House, several Governorships, and state legislatures. However, they failed to achieve a victory similar in scale to that of the Tea Party wave of 2010. This is likely due to the increased polarization of society in the intermittent eight years. With that being said, 2018 can still be considered a victory for the Democrats due to the number of key races that they did win. More important than these victories though, is the impact that they will have on American society.
On August 29th, Governor Andrew Cuomo and actress activist Cynthia Nixon, parleyed over who would make a better Democratic New York gubernatorial candidate. Cuomo came dressed in a blue tie and Cuomo administration pin. Nixon wore a teal blouse and a white sportscoat.
What noise a walrus makes, how humpback whales have whiskers, why whale watching is important, and other ocean questions you maybe never thought to ask.
It has been over a year since the FBI first informed us that our election was hacked by agents of the Russian government. It was revealed that potentially a member of the Trump team, maybe even the president himself had colluded with Russia agents to give himself a boost over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential election. Results have been relatively inconclusive over the past year. At the start of this investigation, Special Counsel Robert “Sherlock Holmes” Muller was assigned to oversee the investigation into whether or not the Trump campaign did in fact commit treason.
At one of their weekly meetings, the College Democrats executive board announced that they had selected David Axelrod as their speaker for the Spring semester. The former Obama advisor will speak at Keating Hall’s 3rd-floor auditorium on Monday, April 9th from 8 to 9pm, taking place after Spring Break and before finals start.
On Tuesday night, I and my co-editor Andrew, went to check out the College Republicans’ guest speaker over in the Walsh Library auditorium. It wasn’t a huge crowd, but the first two rows of the middle were for the most apart filled with what I could only assume were the College Republicans.
On January 21st, 2017, hundreds of thousands of women gathered together to protest the inauguration of the newly elected President Donald Trump. On the first anniversary of what is now known as the Women’s March, hundreds of thousands of protesters again took to the streets wearing pink “Pussy Hats” in major cities and small towns to protest the 45th president.
This bird is in a political predicament that will affect us all. By Claire Nunez Editor-at-Large…