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The International Corner: Western Election Trends

The International Corner: Western Election Trends

By Christopher St. Aubin
November 15
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, The International Corner

On Tuesday, Nov. 8th, the people of the United States elected businessman Donald Trump to be the 45th president of the United States of America. This came as a shock to almost everyone, especially pollsters, and political pundits. This was also a shock to me. I went to my watch party assuming that th...

Who won the Democratic Debate?

Who won the Democratic Debate?

By Anthony Kristensen, Features and Opinions Editor
October 14
Filed under Features, News, Opinions

Last night, the first Democratic Presidential Debate was aired live on CNN from Las Vegas. The debate featured the two presidential frontrunners of the Democratic party, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, while also featuring other candidates that needed to...

3 Common Political Topics from Students Answered

3 Common Political Topics from Students Answered

By Chandler Pentecost
March 28
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Walking down the hallway at FHN, one may hear the usual remarks from students discussing politics. “Why can’t the politicians get anything done?” “Our vote doesn’t matter.” And personal favorite: “(Insert current president’s name here) is the most tyrannical president we’ve had in year...

Guangcheng affair in US-China Politics

Guangcheng affair in US-China Politics

May 2
Filed under Blogs, Opinions

One of China’s leading human rights activists, Chen Guangcheng, has escaped house arrest and is believed to be with American diplomats in Beijing. Chen is a self-taught lawyer who has been a strong activist in trying to halt forced abortions and sterilizations. Except for a four year period, during...

A new generation of Young Democrats

A new generation of Young Democrats

April 15
Filed under News

Politics. It’s a topic many students are not very experienced in. However, the members of the Young Democrats club want to change that. These students want to increase student participation in politics and increase awareness of issues. “We think it’s important for more people to get involved with politics,” co-...

Ethics of political figures

Ethics of political figures

February 16
Filed under Blogs

For a number of reasons, the Jacksonian Era elections marked a change,  for the better or worse  in American politics. The most relevant in today’s political atmosphere is arguably the importance of character. For the first time in America, mudslinging among candidates was rampant. Jackson’s op...

Necessary Political Cooperation

Necessary Political Cooperation

December 14
Filed under Opinions, Paper Day

American culture encourages independence, and dissension of thought and action. It also encourages arrogance and an inability for individuals to cooperate. At the federal level, the collapse of the Supercommittee, a “bipartisan” group of twelve legislators that was assigned the tas...

Essential iPhone Apps-Part 1

Essential iPhone Apps-Part 1

January 23
Filed under Blogs

For music I find Pandora to be indispensable. This is probably my most used app of all; it completely replaces my car radio. It allows you to create music stations from genres, artists, or songs. These stations are centered around whatever you select, and after a bit of training with the thumbs up/t...

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