Tag: Hillary Clinton


Democalypse 2016: Forecasting a summer of election madness

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 and unconventional since day one. If the pundits and experts had been correct, we would…


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

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 course, it makes sense to surround yourself with rhetoric from and news about your preferred candidate. I myself would love…

Arts, Content

Content: Celebrity presidential endorsements are entertaining

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. What do the identities of celebrities who choose to endorse a certain candidate tell us about that candidate? What kind of influence will celebrities exert…

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Franken, Dayton at DFL rally

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Franken, Dayton at DFL rally

A crowd of nearly 2,000 people packed the Leonard Center Field House on Oct. 23 for a Get Out the Vote rally in support of Minnesota Democrats up for reelection this fall. The rally was headlined by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. A plethora of Minnesota politicians spoke before Clinton, reiterating the importance…