Post Tagged with: "presidential election"

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

Who Triumphed in the First Presidential Debate?

Who Triumphed in the First Presidential Debate?

Opinions October 6, 2016 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

  Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Last Monday at Hofstra University in New York, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump lashed out at one another on the debate stage in a fight to win over undecided voters. While these candidates are very close in the polls, there are a decisive number of undecideds.Read More

Presidential Election: Then VS. Now

Presidential Election: Then VS. Now

Features October 6, 2016 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Alice Mungyu’19 Feature Editor With the presidential election just two months away, politicians are battling it out for the hearts and minds of voters across America. For many of us as college students, this upcoming election is most likely the first political motion we are paying close attention to. ItRead More

Why Hillary Clinton isn’t winning young women votes like she anticipated

Opinions April 28, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Anna Casasco ’19 Contributing Writer With the potential to become the first female presidential nominee, you would think that women would vote for her, right? Women would support a fellow woman who is committed to feminist issues over an older white man? That’s what Clinton thought too, but in realityRead More

Is the Democratic Party’s delegate system outdated?

Opinions April 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Cas Sweeney ’19 Assistant Layout Editor Colorado planned to have a caucus for the Republican primary on March 1. However, Colorado did not have a caucus this year. Instead, the pledged delegates were decided upon solely by the party officials. The delegates themselves were elected, but they were allowed toRead More

Will Bernie Sanders win the Presidential Nomination?

Opinions April 7, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Emily Kowalik ’18 Assistant Opinions Editor Sen. Bernie Sanders recently won the Democratic caucuses in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii. This came as no surprise, however. The contests in these three Pacific states, all of which are characterized by largely white and liberal electorates, were ones which Sanders had been favoredRead More

Photo courtesy of Nina Henry '19 | Members of the student group Smith for Hillary stood onstage behind Hillary Clinton as she made a speech during a campaign stop in Springfield on Feb 29.

Hillary Clinton Rallies in Springfield Before Super Tuesday Win

News March 10, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Anna Caliandro ’18 Contributing Writer On the day before Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton held a rally at The Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History in Springfield Mass. If Clinton is to secure the Democratic presidential nomination, the rally may well find its place on the walls ofRead More

Photo by Carolyn Brown '16 | Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of ice cream fame, spoke about activism and Bernie Sanders.

Ben & Jerry Visit Campus To Campaign for Bernie

News March 3, 2016 at 9:05 am 0 comments

  Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream visited campus last week The event was hosted by the unofficial organization Smith Students for Bernie and the Smith Bipartisan Coalition, to campaign for Bernie Sanders.      The pair made the stopRead More

Photo by Eugenia Yee '16 | Bernie Sanders rallied his supporters at UMass last week in preparation for Super Tuesday.

Bernie Visits UMass Before Super Tuesday

News March 3, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Eugenia Yee ’16 Contributing Writer Thousands flocked to a rally for presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders at the Mullins Center at UMass Amherst last week. Although Senator Sanders was not scheduled to appear until 7 p.m., enthusiastic supporters began to line up at 4:30 p.m., hours before doors opened.Read More

Smith Students Pitch in for Primaries

News February 18, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor Several Smith students volunteered their time and energy to help their favorite candidates in the recent Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary.  Rowan Turner ’18 and Fable Avison ’18, a member of unofficial student group Smith Students for Bernie, carpooled to New Hampshire earlier thisRead More