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Democrats: electability is a lie

Eva Roytburg, Opinions Editor & Managing Online Editor

February 21, 2020

Iowa’s implosion has come and gone, Sanders has won New Hampshire, and we’re officially in the thick of the presidential primary season. “Super Tuesday” is less than a month away, yet there remains no clear front-runne...

Who’s on the ballot? Know who you’re voting for

Amelia Jacobson, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

US Senate Candidates: Casey Chlebek (R) Education: Bachelor’s Computer Science University of Illinois Platform: more jobs; less national debt by hiring financial experts to review of all entitlement...

Do political ads belong in the Super Bowl?

Grant Feldman, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

The Super Bowl has always been known for its commercials as much as it is for football. The game is the biggest advertising event of the year, and the opportunity to reach such a large audience doesn’t come cheap (a 60-...

Iowa Caucus shakes up Democratic primary

Graham Ambrose, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

Prior to the 2020 Iowa Caucus, former South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg was consistently polling lower than other Democratic Presidential candidates. However, after winning the most delegates at the Caucus, Buttigi...

Vietnam vs. now: are we being disruptive enough?

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

On April 15, 1967, over 500,000 people took to the streets of New York and San Francisco in protest of the Vietnam war. Their passionate efforts ultimately pressured the US to withdraw from Vietnam in 1973 and they saw th...

Our government’s manifesto of mistruths

Hope Talbot, News Editor

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 4, members of both parties gathered in the House to hear the president’s annual address to the nation, but like most things involving Trump, the event did not come without controversy. While the majority of ...

Canidates struggle for the electable image

Casey Bertocchi, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

With the upcoming Illinois presidential primary next month, the Congressional primary elections are often glossed over. Republicans vote for the Republican candidate, Democrats vote for the Democratic candidate. In...

The issue with slacktivism

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2020

Aside from his PETA outburst, I think Joaquin Phoenix was onto something during his acceptance speech for the best actor Academy Award for “Joker.” His speech was a sociopolitical rant that included issues ranging ...