The race to remember: the long and winding road to electing the 2018-2019 NCSA presidents

The race to remember: the long and winding road to electing the 2018-2019 NCSA presidents

The 2018-9 New College Student Alliance (NCSA) presidential elections have now come and gone– twice. After controversy over interpretations of the Great Book, decisions made by Student Court and several last minute write-ins added to the  ballot, first-year Steven Keshishian...
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New College, leftist politics and the third party: Our school’s role in the Bush-Gore election and questions for 2016

New College, leftist politics and the third party: Our school’s role in the Bush-Gore election and questions for 2016

When George W. Bush was elected president for his first term, many current thesis students were in kindergarten (first-years might have been toddlers), yet his presidency shaped, and ultimately determined, the outcomes of the most significant political events ...
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Trump gains momentum, catching up to Clinton in the polls

This time last year, the prospect of Donald Trump inserting himself in the Republican primaries was funny. Now, the reality of a potential President Trump lingers as polls show the possibility of a nailbiter between he and Hillary Clinton. During...
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The road to the presidential election

The road to the presidential election

  It is impossible to escape the political excess that is the presidential primary season. Despite some insight recent debates and primaries may provide, the question remains as to who will become the next president of the United States. Iowa...
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Looking ahead to the 2016 presidential hopefuls

With Barack Obama’s second term as president coming to a close, people are already looking ahead to the upcoming 2016 presidential election. In the Democratic corner, Hillary Clinton stands as a very serious contender for the presidency, with Bernie Sanders....
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