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    The Black Friday Mindset

    ARTICLE BY SUMMER OSBORN Thanksgiving is one of the few things America really gets right. While its origin isn’t exactly America’s proudest moment, the idea of dedicating one entire day to giving thanks is a concept so nice and pure it seems almost un-American. Not everyone has a perfect or [...]
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    How Voting Needs to Work

    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY Down with the Electoral College! It’s failed twice in the past sixteen years! It’s rigged! Or so I would have said about half an hour after the election was called. Also: darn third party voters! But no. Put blame on Hillary’s loss where it belongs: on a somewhat [...]
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    An Inside Look at Our New Best Friend

    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY So we have a new president coming up, don’t we? President-Elect Trump, with his loud opinion and active Twitter and very unpredictable views—except for one. He likes Putin, and he likes him a lot. But why? Putin hates all things to do with civil rights, individual [...]
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    ARTICLE BY OLIVIA BLOM Over the past week, the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency has shifted jarringly from campaign hypothetical to quickly-approaching reality. Any new administration requires many logistical considerations, and the Trump White House is no exception. As part of this [...]
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    Alt-Right, Phase 2

    ARTICLE BY JONATHAN HASKIN First, a clarification: The Alt-Right has not yet won. November 8th’s election results have shocked the world, caused immense fear in America’s immigrant, minority, and LGBT communities, and cast a grim shadow over America’s future. Whether or not he ever intended [...]

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  • first-dude
    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY Down with the Electoral College! It’s failed twice in the past sixteen years! It’s rigged! Or so I would have said about half an hour after the [...]
  • putin
    ARTICLE BY LENA LESZINSKY So we have a new president coming up, don’t we? President-Elect Trump, with his loud opinion and active Twitter and very unpredictable [...]
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    ARTICLE BY JACOB AUSUBEL 15 months ago, I wrote a satirical piece for the Penn Spectrum entitled “The Donald Trump Inaugural.” I envisioned a Trump presidency with Sarah [...]
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    ARTICLE BY ETHAN WOOLLEY America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. -Abraham Lincoln- [...]
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    ARTICLE BY NOLAN WEIN So, I think we can all agree now that Kellyanne Conway was not crazy when she said there was a silent Trump vote back in August. Pundits and pollsters [...]

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