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Democalypse 2016: Macalester’s problem with conservatives

The Mac Weekly

September 23, 2016

It pains me to admit how many times I’ve been told, “for a republican, you’re actually really sane.” I have been complimented by my peers numerous times on my ability to respect and hear out liberal positions while ar...

In Defense of the Conservative Athlete

The Mac Weekly

April 29, 2016

We currently live in a country that is more politically polarized than it has been in quite some time. According to The New York Times, 50 percent of liberals and 66 percent and conservatives, respectively, view the opposing pa...

Odd one out: Macalester conservatives share their viewpoints

February 26, 2016

Macalester College has a reputation for being one of the most liberal colleges in the nation. Within the Macalester community, conservatives act as a political minority. Often times, the ideological differences between the tw...

Democalypse 2016: How will the upcoming caucuses shake out?

January 29, 2016

It’s been a little over a month since the last time I wrote, and, by the time this piece is published, the Iowa caucuses will be only three days away. In my previous article, I made a few predictions that I would like to ad...

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