Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont was hospitalized for chest pain after campaigning in Las Vegas. After a few days of silence, Sanders’ campaign announced that he had suffered a heart attack. Sanders was able to return home in stable condition after spending three days in the hospital.
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.
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.
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.
Gary Johnson’s cool. He likes pot and he’s not Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. In some polls he has been performing even better than Trump along millennials, and has trailed Clinton by only single digits.
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.