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What Does the New President-Elect Mean for Climate Change?

By:  Sophia Ramsey, Green Raider

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One of the things we need to look at when we get a new President is their policy on climate change and climate action. Why? Well, there are a lot of reasons, honestly. But we’ll …

“What Happened?”: An Election That Will Not Soon Be Forgotten

by Dr. Lori Kumler

After numerous polls indicated Clinton favored to win Tuesday’s election, much of the nation is left wondering what happened. This statement has two questions within it: how were the polls so wrong, and how did Trump …

The Uncertain Road Ahead

by Dr. Francis Schortgen

Addressing the 1992 Republication National Convention, Ronald Reagan remarked: “And whatever else history may say about me when I’m gone, I hope it will record that I appealed to your best hopes, not your worst fears, …

Sticking to your Guns: The Out-of-Control Gun Culture in the U.S.

by Rebecca Cooper ’18, double-majoring in math and accounting

In 2015, 13,286 people were killed by firearms. There were 372 mass shootings, with 475 people dead, 1,870 wounded. There were 64 school shootings. 60% of all homicides in the United …

Again with the emails…

by Ethan McComb (Political Science)

We are less than a week out from the election and yet we have another email “crisis” on our hands. An FBI investigation into former Congressman Anthony Weiner for sexually propositioning a minor has uncovered …

Scandalous Election

by Sophie Ramsey, Clinton Simmons, Lena Weller, Spencer Whyte

The 2016 election is unlike any other election in United States history, breaking all kinds of political norms. The parties seem, from an outside perspective, to have lost control of themselves. …

Charity Dinner or Most Awkward Dinner Ever?

by Sophie Ramsey, Clinton Simmons, Lena Weller, Spencer Whyte

The Alfred E Smith Dinner took place last Thursday. This is something a lot of us millennials have never heard of, but it’s actually pretty cool. While the New York Times …

Crisis of Democracy

by Jack DeSario, PSIS

The 2016 elections have been characterized as, potentially, being transformative by a number of analysts. Clearly, the 2016 elections will determine which party controls the executive and legislative branches of our government. Democrats need to win …

Feeding Stomachs to Feed Minds

by Rebecca Cooper ’18, double-majoring in math and accounting

On October 14, I, alongside fellow Mount Union students Brianna Boehlke, Chris DiRando, Corbin Hershberger, and Brianna Whittaker, attended the second annual Propel Ohio Collegiate Leadership Summit. The purpose of this …

A Cold War Reheating

by Kyle Shepard, national security and foreign intelligence analysis major 

Around this time in 2012, Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, warned the United States that Russia would be the nation’s “number-one geopolitical foe.” Despite being subject to jokes and critiques, …