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Comedy with a cause

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor

February 5, 2016

While the Democratic Party was busy deciding who won the Iowa Caucus with a literal coin toss, Bernie Sanders’ Cleveland supporters came out to Make Em Laugh Mondays at Grog Shop to promote their candidate with a night of comedy. The audience reflected Sanders’ support base—mostly white—and...

Bernie Sanders spoke to crowd of thousands in Cleveland

Ashley Chan, Public Relations Manager

November 20, 2015

Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders flooded into Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Auditorium on Monday, Nov. 16, marking the Democratic presidential candidate’s first campaign stop in Ohio. “It was great attending my first rally,” said first-year CWRU student...

Students protest at Hillary Clinton campaign event

Students protest at Hillary Clinton campaign event

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

About 1,500 people from across the Cleveland area came to see Hillary Clinton speak at Case Western Reserve University on Aug. 27. As they reached the front of the line heading into the event, they saw protesters accusing Clinton of avoiding various issues. The protest, #NotReadyForHillary, was made...

Clinton’s, Sanders’ plans address student loan debt

Clinton’s, Sanders’ plans address student loan debt

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

With the student loan debt owed to the Federal government up to $1.2 trillion, it has surpassed the amount Americans owe in credit card debt and car loans. In an attempt to rid students of this burden, Hillary Clinton has proposed a $350 billion reform plan to make college more accessible to Americans...

Feeling the Bern

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015

With the 2016 Presidential election rapidly approaching and the primaries for said election already underway, students all over campus are picking themselves up, dusting off their “I Voted” sticker sheets and reminding themselves what it’s like to be politically active. A recent kick-off event...

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