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Democrats are poised to underestimate Trump on the campaign trail — again

Shane Ostrom, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion

2020 is just around the corner and has the potential to bring with it the most absurd, unconventional and dangerous presidential campaigning the United States has ever seen. It is no secret Donald Trump will stoop to incredi...

The problem with the United States and tariffs

Jack Goodman, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

At the end of September, President Donald Trump levied approximately $200 billion worth of tariffs on the People’s Republic of China. What are tariffs, and why should you care? First of all, when people are swinging numbers ...

Mismanagement of hurricane disaster relief impacts millions, shows political control

Shane Ostrom, Junior Opinion Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Department of Homeland Security was granted a request of nearly 10 million dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s budget, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. More specifically, the fun...

The crisis of America

Alex Weidenhof, News Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The United States is in the midst of three separate — but not wholly discrete — constitutional crises. One crisis, perhaps the most obvious and largest, was something neither members of the Constitutional Convention nor a...

Teaching the history behind the horror, solving monumental problems

Marley Parish, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

If Confederate General Robert E. Lee and President Donald J. Trump ever became friends, that friendship would come to a dramatic end after discovering their differing opinions on whether or not Civil War monuments should be displ...

College hosts election dialogue

Zachary Blank, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under News

The Allegheny College Gateway and Sustained Dialogues, a newly-formed student group, held two events in Pelletier Library  starting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, to facilitate a community dialogue for students and facult...

‘Non-secular’ America deserves better than Republican nominee

Tyler Stigall, Science/International Editor

October 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On my drive back to Allegheny from my home near Washington, D.C. after Fall Break—the seeming epicenter of more political infighting and fractured party lines than I have ever experienced in my adult life—I tuned into a Rush ...

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