Post Tagged with: "Donald Trump"

Dangers of Governing By Social Media

Dangers of Governing By Social Media

Opinions December 8, 2016 at 8:27 pm 0 comments

Sophia Zhu ’18 Opinions Editor Communication is essential to political activities. Mediums of communication are important because they are the carriers of vital political messages for voters to make their informed decisions. The emergence of radio and then television as new mediums of political messaging have shown that changes inRead More

Meaning of The Recount Effort, If Any

Meaning of The Recount Effort, If Any

Opinions December 8, 2016 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor A month after Donald J. Trump won the election over Hillary Clinton, there are still efforts being made to re-examine the election results. In three key battleground states, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, a recount effort has been launched by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. ThisRead More

Trump and His Transition Team Further Split the Nation

Trump and His Transition Team Further Split the Nation

Break Special, Opinions December 1, 2016 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Many politicians and commentators have asked that Americans give Donald Trump a chance to prove that his presidency will be more temperate than his campaign, with a more moderate stance on issues he had previously taken a controversial stance on. In some ways TrumpRead More

The Future of Paris Agreement Under Trump Administration

The Future of Paris Agreement Under Trump Administration

Break Special, Opinions December 1, 2016 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

Sophia Zhu ’18 Opinions Editor The 2015 Paris Agreement, ratified by hundreds of parties including the world’s two largest greenhouse gas emitters, China and the U.S., was no doubt a landmark on the long path of global climate change negotiations. Aiming to cut greenhouse gas emission and control global warmingRead More

First-years Lead Student Protest

First-years Lead Student Protest

News November 17, 2016 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

Destiny Wiley-Yancy ’20 Contributing Writer On the afternoon of Dec. 11, over 100 students staged a protest following the election outcome of Donald Trump as the president-elect. The event was organized by the Asian Student Activists Association, which is a new cultural organization on campus. Students congregated on Chapin Lawn,Read More

We Need to Say Goodbye to the Electoral College

We Need to Say Goodbye to the Electoral College

Opinions November 17, 2016 at 8:38 pm 3 comments

Anna Casasco ’19 Contributing Writer I voted for Hillary Clinton, just like the majority of people on campus did. The election result not only hurt me, but it made me realize that we do not live in a democracy like our government and people would like to claim. Citizens areRead More

Why Did Trump Win?

Why Did Trump Win?

Opinions November 17, 2016 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Many Americans, feeling blindsided by a Trump win on election night, are asking how this could have occurred. Trump was a candidate who had not been taken as a serious threat by many– not in the primaries, or after his nomination, or even in the general election. HowRead More

A House Divided

A House Divided

News November 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Traci Williams  AC ’18 Staff Writer There is a swelling happening at Smith College, a swelling with all the ugliness and odor of a boil – a dangerous and volatile situation for many who feel powerless with the announcement of President Elect Donald Trump. The Election Watch Party and theRead More

Trump: The Next Great Environmental Crisis

Trump: The Next Great Environmental Crisis

Features November 17, 2016 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Hayley Reifeiss ’18 Layout Editor Climate change is one of the greatest threats our world faces today. Carbon dioxide levels have recently surpassed the 400 ppm (parts per million) mark. This signifies a point of no return in regards to CO2 levels, the primary driving force of temperature rise. 2016Read More

Not Locker Room Talk

Not Locker Room Talk

Arts November 3, 2016 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

Madeline Hubbard ‘19 Contributing Writer Most people are keenly aware that Donald Trump always says what he wants and what he thinks. This tendency has brought him trouble in his campaign for President of the United States.  Recently, footage of Trump speaking privately about women, and recounting his unwanted advances,Read More