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Experiences of a Freshman

Experiences of a Freshman

December 23, 2016

When I began this semester, I didn’t envision that my first few months of freshman year would be so transformative. While I had long awaited college, being rapidly introduced to adulthood was a staggering experience. During The Chronicle’s first week of Fall publishing, I wrote an article that d...

The Grand Recount

The Grand Recount

December 23, 2016

Although election day in the U.S. has come and gone, uncertainty over the election’s results is beginning to mount. Following Donald Trump’s surprising victory, experts from the National Voting Rights Institute noticed a peculiar trend—Trump performed significantly better in Wisconsin counties t...

Trump’s 100 Day Plan

Trump’s 100 Day Plan

December 1, 2016

Similar to publicly releasing tax returns, announcing a plan for the first 100 days in office has become a customary practice for newly-elected presidents. In a brief video published on Monday, Donald Trump detailed his plan, which touched upon matters both domestic and international. Yet, to fully grasp the si...

A Writer’s Apology

A Writer’s Apology

December 1, 2016

A few weeks removed from the 2016 election, here is what's obvious: first, Hillary Clinton lost the election, which left the glass ceiling painfully intact. Furthermore, the Republican party was not dismantled by Donald Trump, and they now hold significant political control. And, perhaps most apparent, th...

H2H: Efficacy of the Electoral College?

H2H: Efficacy of the Electoral College?

December 1, 2016

Keep the College, Needs Alteration Nicholas Coleman, Kyle Ruscigno Although commonly forgotten, election days rarely represent the total amount of ballots cast; rather, with the advent of early voting, it can take nearly a week to count each ballot. As the final tallies for the 2016 election begi...

Trump’s Economic Plan

Trump’s Economic Plan

November 30, 2016

As Donald Trump begins the arduous process of establishing an administration, further details are beginning to emerge regarding his economic vision. Throughout his campaign, the president-elect ran on the notion of placing “America-first,” especially within the global economic system. Following sha...

Chris Christie’s Salvation

Chris Christie’s Salvation

November 15, 2016

Once considered the next Republican it-boy, Governor Chris Christie has certainly seen better days in his political career. Prior to announcing his bid for the presidency in 2015, the outspoken New Jersey governor trended favorably among voters. As constituents began doubting his commitment to represent...

Satire: Director Comey Displeases Republican Overlord

Satire: Director Comey Displeases Republican Overlord

November 9, 2016

With an air of sullen regret, FBI Director James Comey announced on Sunday that, “Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton.” Following the announcement, Director Comey was seen gathering his belongings and walking to mo...

Satire: Journalists Want President Trump

Satire: Journalists Want President Trump

By Nicholas Coleman

November 7, 2016

Across the nation, millions of politically active citizens have cast their ballots early. Posted in front of coffee shops and food trucks like sentient gargoyles are dozens of volunteers, urgently pushing for others to register to vote. By the middle of this week, millions of Americans will have partici...

New License Law Spells Trouble for Teachers

New License Law Spells Trouble for Teachers

November 7, 2016

  In Utah, the lack of budgetary support for teachers K-12 is sadly nothing new. Historically, teachers in the state are paid roughly 30 percent lower than professionals with comparable degrees, and the establishment of numerous standardized tests has taken away from authentic learning statewide....

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