What we learned from 2016 presidential election

This election season has been fraught with gaff after gaff and controversy after controversy on both sides of the isle. From sleepy Ben Carson insisting he stabbed “a close relative” to jaundiced Donald Trump assuring us that there’s “no problem” with his penis, the 2016 presidential election has been a wild,
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Students tackle global issues at CGI U conference

Clinton Global Initiative University was established in 2007 by former U.S. president Bill Clinton with the purpose of annually connecting roughly 1,200 student innovators at one venue. Last weekend at UC Berkeley, student leaders from around the globe participated in a series of working and plenary sessions designed to address
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Our system isn’t broken, it’s dead

Two Steps Forward

Rather than rolling our eyes at the Tea Party, we should take a cue from them. For too long, we have been bound by classical party strictures, shoving ourselves into limited and gridlocked groups that function only for the interests of their pockets and pride. As misguided as the new far right may be, by threatening to break away from the GOP, they’re on the cusp of being far more progressive than any socialists. Rather than forcing ourselves into the too-small boundaries of the parties that exist, young people today should search for options that fit their ideas.
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