Over 28,000 people welcome Bernie back to Brooklyn

On April 17, Bernie Sanders was welcomed back to his home turf in the borough of Brooklyn by over 28,000 people on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Supporters from all over the world, including Australia and China, came to support the Vermont Senator in this momentous rally held in Prospect Park. The first of this crowd…

Bernie “berns” through a range of topics at Albany rally

Senators Sanders made his way around the area of Upstate New York to rally into the hearts of the American people on April 11. A key stop in his route that day was in Albany, New York. New York could be a game changer in Bernie’s current standings in the polls and in his chance…

Bernie and Hillary to Hold a Debate on April 14th

After much discussion, Democratic candidates Senator Bernie Sander and Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are scheduled to debate on April 14th, just days before the New York Primary. This debate will take place at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, with a view of both Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer…

Donald J. Trump and Hitler’s Rise to Power

Democrats and republicans alike have been getting into conflicts with each other that are unprecedented. Donald J. Trump was scheduled to speak at the University of Illinois at Chicago on March 11, but the event was ended early due to a breakout of fights that happened prior to the beginning of the rally. While waiting…

Superdelegates Role in the Election

Donald Trump, Senators Cruz and Rubio, and Governor Kasich have all been very clear on how they foresee the 2016 Presidential election: a race between a Republican and Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The rhetoric used by these candidates to depict this race has broadcasted Clinton under a highly negative light, while also completely…

President Obama beat Clinton and so can Sanders.

It is too early to tell who will win the Democratic nomination because although Senator Sanders only won four states on Super Tuesday, he shows striking similarities to President Obama’s election in 2008. The current POTUS was not projected to win the presidential nomination in 2008 against Clinton but he still did. Senators Sanders has…

Trump and Clinton win the Nevada Caucus

On Feb. 23, the Associated Press released the results for the Republican Nevada Caucus in which Donald Trump emerged with another victory. Trump won with a whopping 14 delegates and 43.9% of the votes. This shows he has an actual chance for nomination as he now has three consecutive victories in the Republican primaries. The…

Sanders and Trump win New Hampshire Primary

Shiny S. Patel | General Sections Editor The results of the 2016 New Hampshire primary show the frontrunners of the Democratic and Republican primary as Sanders and Trump respectively. The New Hampshire primary is the first primary for every presidential election. Here, the voters elect their preferred candidate that their party delegates will be sent to…

Ted Cruz: Born in Canada but Running for POTUS?

Shiny S. Patel | General Sections Editor The Constitution reads that one of the several qualifications to being the President of the United States includes being a natural-born citizen or simply a citizen of the United States. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has been receiving backlash from members of the Republican Party because of this controversy….

Half-court shot nets WCSU student $5,000

By Shiny S. Patel General Section Editor DANBURY, CONN. — William Alfiere of Beacon Falls, senior at Western Connecticut State University, received the best gift any college student could ask for; $5000 towards his college tuition. Wednesday night, Alfiere had his ticket number called during a Colonials basketball game and had the chance to attempt…