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Saturday Night Live covers elections

By Matt Maier, Transcript Reporter What are three words that describe this year’s election? Now, think of the Saturday Night Live skits that have been done. Are your answers roughly similar? This election has brought some of the funniest and most [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

2016 Election Highlights

By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter From start to finish, this election has been anything but ordinary. Since candidates first started announcing their campaigns, America has been on one of the wildest political roller coasters in history. While there have been many [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

OWU’s mock vote falls flat

By Matt Maier, Transcript Reporter Would it be Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? This was the question Ohio Wesleyan wanted to know when they held a mock vote Nov. 2. The Student Involvement Office, located in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, held [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

Voting made easy on and off campus

By Michael Barr, Transcript Correspondent Only once in one class’s college career does the occasion arise in which Ohio Wesleyan students can cast their vote and unsurprisingly, opinions become evident. OWU holds consistent with the tradition of small liberal arts college [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

103-year-old Dorothy Sellers votes for Hillary

By Areena Arora, Managing Editor A 103-year-old lifelong Republican Dorothy Sellers voted for Hillary Clinton. Sellers was born seven years before women were given the right to vote and has only seen men in the Oval Office. Sellers studied as an [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

Levy for mental health passes

By Gabe Linderman, Transcript Reporter There were two Delaware, Ohio local levies, one charter amendment and an income tax increase up on the ballot this election day. Two were countywide levies, one was a local tax increase and the last issue [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

Delaware County goes red again

By Leah Miza, Photo Editor Delaware County has been a predominantly red county since 1861, and in this year’s election, so was the state of Ohio. Delaware has been a republican party vote for around for 150 years, said Andrew [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

President-elect Donald J. Trump’s Policies: National Debt

By Shamayeta Rahman, Transcript Reporter Currently the U.S. has about $14 trillion in debt, which is about 75 percent of the gross domestic product. This is projected to grow by almost 130 percent by 2040. Majority of the U.S. public [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

President-elect Donald J. Trump’s Policies: Healthcare Act

By Areena Arora, Managing Editor President Donald Trump plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, commonly known as Obamacare. According to Trump’s campaign website, his office “will work with Congress to create a patient-centered health care system that [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

Rob Portman wins reelection

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor and Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Republican senator Rob Portman won reelection for Ohio on election day. Portman ran for his second term against democratic nominee and former Ohio governor Ted Strickland. Portman [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics