Tag Archive | "Politics"

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Trump’s War on the Media Threatens First Amendment

Posted on 01 April 2016 by

When it comes to calling out the media, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump does not seem to shy away. At a February rally in Texas Trump said “One of the things I’m going to do if I win is I’m going to open up our libel laws so when newspapers write purposely negative and harmful and […] Continue Reading…

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Socialist Taxation Nation or Corporate-Friendly Capitalist Country? You Decide!

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

Tired of the rehearsed and empty rhetoric running rampant across political campaigns? Are you in disbelief over the dopey disagreements during the debates? Ever say to yourself, “I would make a better president than any of these people”? Now you have the chance to prove yourself! Democracy 3 is a game that puts the player […] Continue Reading…

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Stop Believing and Start Seeing

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

I have never been a very religious person. Growing up I probably thought about God and the afterlife just about as much as anyone else really. I see how much it plays a role in the world we live today; whether it be in the United States, the Middle East or anywhere else in the […] Continue Reading…

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Social Media Activists Won’t Change Anything: But We Can and We Will

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

Many people complain that social media is plaguing our society. It is blamed for having created a generation that lacks face-to-face social skills. What these naysayers fail to realize is that social media is a powerful tool. It has helped create and bring attention to multiple political and social movements. Social media has actually changed […] Continue Reading…

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HCC – $1.4 Million = Hard Choices, Widespread Impacts

Posted on 22 October 2015 by

I’m sitting in B-120, the tutoring center in Lafayette Hall. I have an exam in my math class in two days, and my comprehension of some of the material that will appear on it is weak and worrisome. I’ve come here to seek the aid of a tutor, but I quickly come to realize that […] Continue Reading…

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A Resume-Booster for the Politically Inclined

Posted on 02 October 2015 by

Ever wanted to follow a state legislator around? Housatonic students interested in politics or careers in government, public service, or law can apply for the Spring 2016 Connecticut Legislative Internship Program, which is open to Connecticut residents from all of the state’s colleges, both public and private. The program gives students the opportunity to experience […] Continue Reading…

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It’s the Most Political Time of the Year!

Posted on 30 October 2014 by

With Election Day right around the corner, you’re probably asking yourself what you can do to become more politically involved. Right? Well it’s never too late to start. Don’t beat yourself up if you’ve never registered to vote, let alone actually voted. Join the club.  According to a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in […] Continue Reading…