So then, with a new administration what can we expect? I’m sorry to disappoint anyone hoping for sweeping reform but that won’t be happening. President Joe Biden is a centrist through and through and there is no getting around that fact.
After being impeached by the House of Representatives on January 13, 2021, and then facing a swift Senate trial starting on February 9, 2021, Donald Trump has been acquitted. With a vote of 57-43, this is the first time since 1868 that a president was acquitted by the Senate minority. In order to remove the […]
Wheaton College’s Student Government Association (SGA) confirmed the Wheaton Leftist Union(WLU) as an SGA-recognized club following a presentation by Jonny Raymond ’21, who is in charge of Public Relations for the club. Raymond mentioned that the group hopes to “improve the lives of the student body,” as well as “uphold Leftist ideals” and that the […]
The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation is sponsoring a Wheaton College debate series, with notable guest debaters, in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The discussion topics and speakers for all of the debates are determined by a group of Wheaton student organizations, the College Conservatives, College Democrats, House of REPS, Roosevelt Institute, and the Wheaton […]
The Bernie Sanders campaign train seems to be chugging along just fine, even with close finishes compared to Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the New Hampshire primary and the Iowa Caucus. It is clear in my eyes that Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner to win the Democratic nomination, as his campaign seems to be able to […]
“Politics in the Dark” was an hour long discussion before Tuesday’s DNC Debate where students could submit their anonymous questions about 2020 candidates to a student panel. House of Reps began the night by administering The Washington Post’s “I Side With” quiz to open discussion of participant’s candidate preferences. The “I Side With” quiz and […]
The political climate, much like the global climate, is getting hot and heavy. The 2020 presidential election has come into full swing after the fiasco known as the Iowa caucus. Just last week, I myself drove two hours up to my hometown in New Hampshire to vote in the primaries. I had not forgotten to […]
This past week, German soccer player Mesut Özil took to his social media accounts, specifically Twitter and Instagram, to speak out against the mistreatment of Uighurs in China. Özil’s club team, Arsenal, chose to not rally behind its teammate, to remind the public that the club will not take any political stance and will continue […]