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CPAC 2020: Donald Trump’s propaganda meets conservative extremists

President Donald Trump delivering remarks on 2020 campaign competitors. Photo by Tiana Meador

Tiana Meador, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2020

On Saturday Feb. 29 President Donald Trump gave his annual CPAC speech, which spanned about two hours and took full advantage of roasting the press box. The box, which welcomed writers from The New Republic, Business Insider, New York Post, and many other publications, was repeatedly ridiculed throughout the spee...

CPAC is the far right’s rally of choice

CPAC is the far right’s rally of choice

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

March 4, 2020

It’s become a yearly tradition for President Trump to take the long journey over to National Harbor, Maryland every February. Nothing rings Spring in like a good old fashioned rant from the President to thousands of his most rabid fans. CPAC may have begun as a way to bring conservatives together an...

CPAC 2020: America first goes global

CPAC 2020: America first goes global

Casey McCabe, Editor

March 4, 2020

After arriving in Alexandria Virginia the first thing I did was take a good long look at the Potomac River.  Rivers not only serve as natural borders, but they also serve as transportation, allowing our ancestors to travel great distances.  This year's Conservative Political Action Conference featured prom...

U.S. and Turkey reach an agreement after months of sanctions wars

U.S. and Turkey reach an agreement after months of sanctions wars

Aditya Saxena, Contributor

October 24, 2019

President Trump announced on Oct. 23 that he is lifting sanctions imposed against Turkey (on Oct. 14) as the Turkish forces suspended their offense against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, a decision that instigated an agreement with Russia, allowing their security forces to patrol nearby and at ...

In response to the vandalism of the College Republicans bridge panel

The panel of The College Republicans, less than a day after they had painted it. The vandalism happened mid-day, with a

Nathan Harman, Contributor and Chairman of College Republicans at the University of Minnesota

September 28, 2019

Censorship is a powerful thing. We hear about it in statist nations like China and Russia. We fret about it on social media when topics of government regulation come up. We read about it in our history books when studying nations like Nazi Germany and the U.S.S.R. And now, we’ve seen it yet agai...

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Does restricting vaping help or hurt university students?

Casey McCabe, Editor

September 26, 2019

Since its advent in 1963 there has been much controversy over the safety of vaping as opposed to traditional smoking.  Although the devices that deliver users high levels of nicotine via an aerosol vapor have been marketed as a safe alternative to traditional smoking, in recent months there have bee...

Trump vs. China proves patience is a virtue

Max Fagan, Contributor

September 12, 2019

With a U.S. goods trade deficit from China of nearly $420 billion in 2018, one of President Trump's primary campaign goals is to help eliminate some of the ridiculously large deficits we are forced to bear. The Trump administration believes that these practices have put U.S. companies at a disad...

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