Presidential Election

Weird Wednesdays: Lies, statistics and other un-Trumans

Weird Wednesdays: Lies, statistics and other un-Trumans

By the time it was clear that Truman had managed to tip the swing states, snag 49 percent of the popular vote to Dewey’s 45 percent and flood the cabinet with his Democrat allies in what is considered to be one of the greatest upsets in American history, it was too late.

Column: Mexico’s win over USMNT means more following Trump’s election

Column: Mexico’s win over USMNT means more following Trump’s election

The international soccer match between USA and Mexico on Nov. 11 came right after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Mexicans and Mexican-Americans have been the target to some of Trump’s worst comments, calling them names such as criminals and rapists. And then of course, there is the wall.

UConn organizations encourage political participation

UConn organizations encourage political participation

Efforts of the UConn Community were not isolated to Election Day in their encouraging students to vote. In the period leading up to the election, there was a successful voter registration drive that lead to high numbers of registered voters in Mansfield.

How to Vote: A step-by-step guide for today’s election

How to Vote: A step-by-step guide for today’s election

Election Day is here and millions of people around the country will go out and vote. In order to make sure that students are able to vote, there are certain steps that must be followed. UConnPIRG Campus organizer Shawna Upton talked about the steps University of Connecticut students must do to avoid lines and make sure their vote counts.

Future cabinets must include a diversity of thought

Future cabinets must include a diversity of thought

Clinton is likely seeking to place someone in the position of Secretary of State that is comfortable with limited autonomy. With that in mind, it is not clear why Biden would extend his political career into his mid-seventies to work in a hypothetical Clinton Administration.

Email Investigation Reopened: Hillary Clinton and the potential for blackmail

Email Investigation Reopened: Hillary Clinton and the potential for blackmail

There are seven days until election day. I’ll start by saying that these seven days are not likely to change the minds of any eligible voters in the U.S. At this stage in the game, voters are simply waiting to cast their ballot for their candidate of choice, or are deciding whether or not to vote at all.

On the unconscionable act of voting for Donald Trump

On the unconscionable act of voting for Donald Trump

There were plenty of reasons to vote against Donald Trump before yesterday. His bigoted criticism of a Gold Star family who lost their son, his trashing of venerated Mexican-American judge Gonzalo Curiel,  his outrageous call for a religious test for entering our nation, or his foolish praise for foreign dictators immediately come to mind.