Primary results

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~     After being separated by a fraction of a percent at the Iowa Caucus, Hillary Clinton pulled ahead of Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic nomination with 23 delegates to Sanders’ 21. Sanders came back to claim the New Hampshire primary by more than 20 percent of the vote.* 2,382 delegates are needed to secure the Democratic nomination Despite his flamboyancy in the media, Donald Trump was unable to win in Iowa, finishing in second behind Ted Cruz. Marco Rubio was a close third, and Cruz received eight delegates to Trump’s … Continue reading Primary results

Iowa brings win for Cruz, close race for Dems In some precincts, delegates determined by coin flip

By: Jonathan Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ In the first primary contest of the 2016 presidential race, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) came out ahead of other Republican candidates, while Secretary Hilary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) remained neck and … Continue reading Iowa brings win for Cruz, close race for Dems In some precincts, delegates determined by coin flip

The enemy of my enemy is my friend An opinion on NSA power in 21st century America

By: Kevin Mulcrone If you’re anything like me, you woke up late on Monday, rolled over, grabbed your phone, opened up your favorite social media app (mine happens to be Twitter) and spent 15 minutes scrolling through a timeline brimming with quotes and pictures of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. before finally mustering up enough strength to throw the sheets off and start the day. While it was a relief to have a three-day weekend after such an academically grueling week of classes, I couldn’t help but consider the irony that the U.S. has a federal holiday for someone who … Continue reading The enemy of my enemy is my friend An opinion on NSA power in 21st century America