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Democalypse 2016: Forecasting a summer of election madness

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April 21, 2016

In my final article of the year, I think it’s important to reflect on the roller coaster of a primary we have experienced thus far, as well as provide some insight for the coming months. This election has been unpredictable an...

Not “feeling the Bern:” Being a non-Bernie supporter at Mac

April 14, 2016

Macalester seems to have become saturated with supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, from stickers and posters, to every other conversation in Café Mac, to multiple articles and mentions in The Mac Weekly, weekly. Of...

Content: Celebrity presidential endorsements are entertaining

April 7, 2016

Any thinking person bases their political decisions solely upon the opinions of their favorite celebrities. The celebrity presidential endorsement presents a meaningless sideshow in a season filled with meaningless sideshows. Wh...

Trump & Sanders: Why I don’t support either end of the spectrum

March 4, 2016

American politics in 2016 makes me want to cry. As a moderate conservative, I become more frightened every day that my party will be represented by Donald Trump. Even just a few years ago, I loved the caricature of Donald Tr...

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...

In the News: Six things you may have missed in Mac-Groveland over the summer

September 11, 2014

Adjunct professors call off union election One day before an election to unionize contingent faculty was expected to begin, organizers of the movement at Macalester unexpectedly cancelled the election. In a letter sent to all co...

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