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Opinion: How The Media Is Against Trump

STORY BY: Jake Stacks I was driving around with my Dad, and somehow the conversation got onto college majors (perhaps because he’s getting tired of my indecisiveness). After about a year writing for The Rider, I mentioned that journalism was definitely on my list. “Journalists are the lowest of the…

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President-Elect: Donald Trump

STORY BY: Sara Gerges & Lexi Ellis Donald J. Trump defied the political establishment on election night by being named the 45th president-elect of the United States. The billionaire businessman and inexperienced politician overcame 16 other Republicans during the primaries and was named the Republican nominee. Facing Democrat Hillary Clinton,…


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Best Politician Moments of the 2016 Election

STORY BY: Grant Baker America is picking a new president today, and although I’m thoroughly terrified, I can’t say I didn’t have a great time along the way. Here’s my favorite The Politician moments from the last year. –BRETON HAWKINS ELECTS HIMSELF FOR SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE (OCTOBER 2015) This…


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Electoral College Tie Explained

STORY BY: Sara Gerges From “trumped-up, trickle down economics,” Donald telling his supporters to vote Nov. 28, Hillary’s orange pantsuit that screamed “Hillary for prison,” to Donald mixing up 7/11 and 9/11, this election has been everything except ordinary. For the majority of the election, Hillary Clinton dominated the polls….


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How Wikileaks Changed The Election

STORY BY: Grant Baker During this year’s election cycle, no other website (other than ours) has stirred more controversy and more drama than Wikileaks. Founded by Julian Assange in 2006, Wikileaks has been the driving force behind many conspiracies, mainly involving Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. In March of 2016,…


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4 Election Criteria for the Indecisive Voter

STORY BY: Grant Baker Early voting for the election has begun. The election is only a few days away. The only problem: you have no idea who to vote for. Like most people, you realize that this election’s candidates are two of the most despicable, unlikable, unbelievably horrifying people we’ve…