Electoral college necessary for fairness in polls

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Since its establishment, there has always been a debate over whether the electoral college should play a role in presidential elections. Republicans usually say it should, while Democrats seesaw depending on whether their candidate won the last election. Since 2016, those on the left have become proponents for abandoning the electoral college. Read More

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Christians ought to prioritize issues — not political parties

Taylor Walding Variety Editor Rather than swear allegiance to a particular political party, Christians ought to pledge allegiance only to their faith and vote on issues, not parties. If the current political climate hasn’t made Christians aware that their faith and doctrine doesn’t fall under one political party’s umbrella, I don’t know what will. Controversy surrounding Read More

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Seminar talks gov’t regulation

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The Institute for Human Studies (HIS) from George Mason University, in collaboration with the Johnson Center of Troy and the John Templeton Foundation, hosted a daylong seminar on Saturday, Nov. 4, on “The Unintended Consequences of Regulation” in Patterson Hall. “IHS event brings out people who are well learned with their specific Read More

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Doesn’t Alabama deserve Moore?

James Shipma graphic Scott Shelton discusses the major campaign slogans of Roy Moore, and questions how they stand compared to his previous actions and predecessors. Scott Shelton Staff Writer Roy Moore defeated Luther Strange to win the Republican Party’s nomination in an election that saw Roy Moore and Alabama voters undermine the Republicans in Washington, D.C. Read More

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Will Roy Moore win with morality?

  Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The unusual combination of President Donald Trump backing an establishment candidate did not pan out as former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore emerged victorious in the Republican primary for the Alabama Senate seat. Moore defeated incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, who had been appointed to replace Jeff Sessions earlier this year and Read More

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