Democrats take back control of the House, while Republicans retain control of the Senate
Cassie Manz/Catalyst New College Research, Instruction and Data Services Librarian Winn Wasson created interactive Lego replicas of the United States House of Representatives, Senate and the Florida Legislature for display at the Election Night Watch Party in Hamilton "Ham" Center. As the results rolled in, Wasson placed a color-coordinating Lego, blue for Democrat and red for Republican, in each chamber for each seat won.

Democrats take back control of the House, while Republicans retain control of the Senate

In a historic election night, the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, while Republicans retained control of the Senate and expanded their majority. With races still to be called in Arizona and Florida, their pre-election majority of…

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Arizona Democratic Senate nominee associated with witchcraft
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Arizona Democratic Senate nominee associated with witchcraft

The Washington Examiner has uncovered emails from Arizona Democratic Senate nominee Kyrsten Sinema describing her participation in “feminist witchcraft.” On International Women’s Day in March 2003, Rep. Sinema allegedly called upon Pagan Cluster, a group of “feminist witches,” to join her for a peaceful protest…

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Trump administration’s Title IX memo leaked
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Trump administration’s Title IX memo leaked

In a leaked memo obtained by The New York Times, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is attempting to constrain the definition of gender under Title IX to be based on biological sex. This policy is the latest attempt by the…

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Justicia para trabajadores agricolas: Encuentro 2018
photo courtesy pf the CIW Encuentro students sing and chant at the Wendy's Boycott protest.

Justicia para trabajadores agricolas: Encuentro 2018

Each fall, the annual Encuentro takes place in Immokalee, Florida. Coordinated by the Student Farmworker Alliance (SFA), Encuentro is a gathering of students and organizations from around the country who come to learn about ways to organize protests in their communities and campuses. This year,…

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Hurricane Florence aftermath
photo courtesy of U.S. Army U.S. Army Soldiers help evacuate residents affected by Hurricane Florence with the use of a High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheel Vehicle.

Hurricane Florence aftermath

Hurricane Florence first touched down near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., with maximum sustained winds near 90 mph and movement at a rate of 6 mph. While Florence had dropped to a Category 1 storm by the time it reached landfall on Sept. 14, its slow-moving nature…

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Kavanaugh confirmation vote postponed as Ford allegations pick up speed
photo courtesy of flickr.com A protester against the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh outside the Warren E. Burger Federal Building in St. Paul, Minnesota

Kavanaugh confirmation vote postponed as Ford allegations pick up speed

Early this summer, President Donald Trump’s nomination to the Supreme Court seemed likely to go through, with Republicans in control of the Senate. However, in the past month Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s pick, has been accused of sexual assault, plunging his nomination into scandal and…

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