News Analysis

  • Saturday Marked Trump’s 100th Day in Office: Highs and Lows
    7:48 PM

    Following a tumultuous first few months, last Saturday, April 29 marked president Donald Trump’s 100th day in office. So far, President Trump has made efforts to live up to his campaign promises, including appointing conservative Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, aiming for stricter immigration laws, and calling for the deportation of undocumented immigrants. However, Trump’s first 100

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  • Meanwhile in Illinois Politics…
    8:14 AM

    Although most people pick at their phones and constantly scan CNN or Fox news to know every detail of what our new president and his administration are up to, we don’t realize what’s been going on here in the Prairie state — and it’s not good. The “Land of Lincoln” is most well known for being

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  • Niles West Reacts to Upcoming Trump Presidency
    2:04 PM

    On November 8, American citizens gathered around their televisions to keep themselves updated with every detail of the 2016 election. Many presumed a Hillary Clinton victory, and were left shocked when now-president elect Donald Trump swept a victory through the electoral college, despite losing the popular vote. As the day of Trump’s inauguration approaches on Friday, Jan.

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  • West Reacts to Trump Victory
    10:47 AM

    Republican Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election, triumphing over opponent Hillary Clinton, despite polls leading up to the race that predicted a narrow Clinton victory. Trump finished the race with 279 electoral votes, nine above the required 270, while Clinton ended with 218, according to the New York Times. However, Trump is currently behind on

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  • Why the 2016 Election Fails to Excite Young People
    9:27 AM

    The 2016 presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has done perhaps the worst job of exciting young citizens than any other in modern history. Often pegged — by both major parties — as a choice for the lesser of two evils, this election, to be held Tuesday, Nov. 8, has managed to frustrate 70 percent

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  • Second Presidential Debate Analysis
    6:38 PM

    Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off in the second presidential debate of the 2016 general election on Sunday, Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. This debate, moderated by Martha Raddatz of ABC and Anderson Cooper of CNN, was organized like a town-hall meeting, which is a departure from previous debate

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  • Takeaways from the First Presidential Debate
    10:38 AM

    Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York played host to presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday, Sept. 26 for the live-broadcast of the first presidential debate of the season. Moderated by NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, the debate encompassed policy issues, as well as a plethora of personal comments and accusations from each

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