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Young, hungry and registered to vote

Pilar Valdes, Art Director November 5, 2018

When I was younger, I would fake sick every election day so that my mom would have to take me with her when she voted. Since I was young, the people at the polling place let me go into the voting booth...

Young, dumb and un-woke

Greg Smith, Opinions/Managing editor November 5, 2018

Politicians, voters, and pundits seem to be constantly concerned with the “youth vote.” To me, this really makes no sense. While the number of young people may be statistically important in deciding...

Midterm election

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content November 1, 2018

Across the country on Nov. 6, voters will head to the polls to determine the makeup of both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. While most don’t take as much interest in the midterm elections,...

Close House Races for Midterms

Olivia Janik, Reporter October 30, 2018

To win a majority democrats need to win a net of 23 republican seats Toss up races according to Inside Elections, Cook Political Report and Sabato’s Crystal Ball: California 10, 25, 39, 45,...

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Sydney Hansen , News co-editors October 27, 2016

Highly controversial yet politically experienced, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made history by becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party.   As a former...

Donald J. Trump

Donald J. Trump

Danny Kilrea, Copy editior October 27, 2016

The 2016 election may be considered one of the most peculiar elections in American history. It became especially unusual when Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy for President.  It was unexpected...

Mark Kirk Campaign

Brandt Siegfried , Reporter October 27, 2016

On Nov. 2, 2010, Republican Mark Kirk was declared the winner of President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat. Kirk narrowly defeated Illinois treasurer Alexi Giannoulias 48 percent to 46 percent in a...

Tammy Duckworth campaign

Tammy Duckworth campaign

Sheirdan Spiess, Pulse co-editors October 27, 2016

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth is an Iraq War Veteran and former Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs. She has been a U.S. Representative of the 8th Congressional District of Illinois since 2013. Before...

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