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America mocked democracy in presidential election

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

November 16, 2016

During the early hours of Wednesday, Nov. 9, much of the world went into mourning as Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. In one of the strangest presidential elections, with both major party candidates having...

Voters should pay attention to all candidates in upcoming election

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

November 2, 2016

It’s the last few weeks before Election Day, Nov. 8, and many people are still on the fence regarding who to vote for. Both candidates have great things to offer this country but are not necessarily qualified for the position....

Be prepared this Halloween for killer clowns

Michael Read, Reporter

October 26, 2016

Halloween is next week and if you haven’t figured out what you are going to be, you have to get on that. I would imagine this year there will be many politically influenced costumes. Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and since...

A vote for Trump is a vote for sexism

Jillian LeBlanc, Opinion Editor

October 12, 2016

What in the world is wrong with Donald Trump? The man makes sexist and racist comments every week – continuously degrading our society – and yet people still look up to him like he is our savior. Trump is no God, but a messiah...

The presidential race is a political soap opera

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

October 5, 2016

In life, there is that one special moment that you never want to miss. For some, it’s Haley’s Comet, catching a legendary Pokémon, getting that job you always wanted or finding money on the side of the street. Unfortunately,...

Smart guns: a problematic solution to gun control

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

September 27, 2016

Over the summer the tragedy that happened in Orlando brought on major conflicts about gun control and how far people have come in the understanding of the LGBTQ community. It brings about many different questions about gun ad...

Do your part and vote in the upcoming presidential election

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist

May 4, 2016

2016 has been an interesting year because of the presidential race, and how all of the candidates don't bring much to the table. Sure, we can get hooked on the rush we feel from the candidates making the promises they usually...

Choosing to vote is a right, so is deciding not to

Jillian LeBlanc, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2016

The right to vote is not an obligation, it is a choice given to every adult in this country. That option is not an ultimatum, or a death sentence, it is a decision you willingly make based on the life you live. With the election...

Presidential candidates take interest in Buffalo

Brett Andersen, Reporter

April 13, 2016

Buffalo has been on the rise over the past couple of years, from the development of Canalside, to the planned opening of Solar City. Buffalo is becoming a destination for everyone, businesses and job seekers alike, including presidential...

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