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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

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: International Relations

By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter As president of the U.S., one of the largest responsibilities is to represent the country on issues of international relations and foreign policy. On the topic of international relations, Donald Trump takes a stance that [...]

November 10, 2016 Uncategorized

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

Introducing President-elect Donald J. Trump

By Courtney Dunne, Editor-in-Chief and Areena Arora, Managing Editor The verdict is in. The 45th President-elect of the United States is business tycoon and tv personality Donald J Trump along with Vice President Mike Pence. Defeating democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

Early voting information important for students

By Cirrus Robinson, Transcript Reporter As voting registration for Ohio ended Oct. 11, the outreach efforts of Jenny Holland, assistant professor of politics and government at Ohio Wesleyan, and several students came to a close. The upcoming presidential election called for [...]

October 22, 2016 Politics

Debt-free plan proposed could affect students

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Hillary Clinton’s debt-free college plan could be detrimental to Ohio Wesleyan’s future. Clinton proposed a “New College Compact” plan, a guaranteed debt-free college experience influenced by the platform of former Democratic nominee Sen. [...]

October 22, 2016 Uncategorized

Boston Globe columnist talks presidential candidate concerns

By Evan Walsh, Transcript Reporter Some of those who watched the first presidential debate may have been asking themselves: how did we get Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) as our presidential nominees? Michael Cohen, a columnist for the [...]

October 3, 2016 News, Politics
Clinton hopes for future with debt-free college experience

Clinton hopes for future with debt-free college experience

By Cirrus Robinson, Transcript Correspondent Tuition for Ohio’s four­-year universities rose by five percent, or by $523, since 2008. Pressure from college-­age voters and paying parents rests on the major 2016 presidential candidates to make shifts in debt percentages and [...]

September 22, 2016 News, Politics
Clinton caged in cutout

Clinton caged in cutout

By Liz Hardaway, A&E Editor The Delaware County Republican Party headquarters has one message for people window shopping on Sandusky Street: Hillary Clinton is for sale and should be imprisoned. Before entering the doors of the downtown Republican location, a [...]

September 22, 2016 News, Politics