The Mac Weekly

On the Electoral College in the context of the Federalist Papers

December 2, 2016

Weeks after the presidential election, Hillary Clinton continues to pad her popular vote lead. As the losing side in this contest, I can only see this as an injustice. While the most unqualified man to ever run for and win th...

The results of this election are on all of us

November 18, 2016

The blame game began on Tuesday night. It will probably follow historians for the next hundred years. A good many of these articles will be quite insightful. A good many will not. But at their essence, I suspect the majority of...

Stereotyping, no matter the target, is not the path to unity

November 18, 2016

First, let me say that I am an avid Independent. I often feel misplaced and mystified by how polarized our two major parties are, and find myself at a loss without a party that satisfies my beliefs. By November 8, my heart an...

How to talk to your conservative relatives this Thanksgiving

November 18, 2016

‘Tis the season for family political discussions. While it has become an American tradition to complain about the awkward small talk and the headaches it causes, this is not the time to hide from our responsibilities. Fleeing to...

The Democratic party lost its soul, then lost America

November 18, 2016

The modern Democratic Party died as it lived, oblivious to the signs of trouble around it. The majority of Democrats supported Hillary Clinton’s nomination, the embodiment of the establishment, despite ominous signs of her un...

Responses to Trump’s win

Hamzah Yaacob

November 18, 2016

Donald Trump’s victory in last week’s presidential election has elicited reactions from many campus communities. His campaign opened a Pandora’s box of divisive rhetoric aimed at people of color (POC) and religious minorities no...

Election blurbs

November 18, 2016

Two weeks ago Tuesday, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. The following day was a fairly extraordinary one for this school. Trump’s victory was for many, though certainly not everyone, a devastating, he...

Hey white people: we’ve got work to do

November 18, 2016

Immediately following Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election last week, I, like many of you, found myself asking a lot of questions: “What do I do now? What do any of us do now?” I knew a route forward had to...

How liberals led Trump to victory

November 18, 2016

Nineteen months ago, in April 2015, I drove up to New England College, a local university back in my home state of New Hampshire, to attend one of Donald Trump’s first rallies. I went for two reasons: half to cover the event as...

Several art installations appeared on campus calling for responses in the aftermath of the presidential election. Students contributed messages of solidarity to the displays in front of Bigelow Hall and on Bateman Plaza. Photos by Emma Carray ’20.

Signs of Solidarity

November 18, 2016

The 2016 election: I caught the cold

November 11, 2016

On November 9th, 2016, America woke up to the aftermath of one of the most historic and unbelieveable elections in its political history. Donald J. Trump, assuming he did sleep for at least a few hours, woke up with a sense of...

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