Electing college

On the Mark

It was an election that brought me back to college last year. Actually, it was two. Though I have voted in every presidential election since 2000, I had never been one to put much faith in electoral politics. Voting, argue many on the left, does not change anything: In important
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Farewell to the 2016 Presidential Election

Today, we are gathered here in solemn remembrance of the 2016 Presidential Election. Although it lived a long and eventful life, dragging on for nearly two years, we will miss the constant media distractions, wild scandals, name-calling, bird encounters, Twitter wars and, most of all, the memes. These past couple
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What to do if your candidate didn’t win

So election results are in, and the candidate you wanted to win didn’t win. You’re sitting in sad silence in your residence hall, unsure of what to do. Cry, sob, laugh hysterically, take a long trip around the world? Eat every possible burrito at the Golden Bear Cafe while at
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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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Is this real life?

Now that we at the Clog are emerging from our caffeine-fueled finals haze, switching our phones off airplane mode and unblocking distracting websites, we’re beginning to catch up on the things we missed during our study-induced hibernation. Here are just some of the recent events and realizations that have made us stop
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Bernie Sanders speaks for students

To most viewers, there was no clear winner of the first Republican debate — unless you count Donald Trump for the surplus of attention he demanded, or Megyn Kelly for her fierce and unrelenting interrogation of the candidates. In the realm of social media, however, there was a clear victor: Democratic
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A generation politically dissatisfied

Something big happened this week that you may have missed if you watch only MSNBC and listen to NPR. The Harvard Institute of Politics released a study showing that millennials are abandoning President Barack Obama and his signature piece of legislation, Obamacare, in startling numbers. It reported that a plurality
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