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Twitter combines comedy and news, making it one of the best social medias. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Twitter Hits The Woah on TikTok

February 12, 2020

So while users are carelessly scrolling through Twitter in the Starbucks line, they can also accidently participate in our democracy, learning what candidates believe and adjust their support accordingly.

Iowans gather at community centers to debate the Democratic candidates.(Courtesy of Twitter)

Lack of Clarity in Iowa Results Proves Caucus System Ineffective

February 5, 2020

The confusion regarding Iowa caucus results shows how ineffective caucuses are for choosing a party's nominee.

Controversial comedian Joe Rogan recently endorsed Senator Sanders. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Sanders Should Embrace Rogan Endorsement

January 29, 2020

More broadly, though, rejecting problematic voters is a terrible way to build a working class movement. We reach voters where they are.

Many students at Fordham expressed the importance of voting to them, despite the difficulties encountered by those attempting to vote absentee. (Matthew Matthias for the Fordham Ram)

College Students Face Difficulties in Voting Absentee

November 28, 2018

Many out-of-state students at Fordham ran into problems while attempting to apply for and mail absentee ballots.

Voting in the upcoming midterm election is extremely important for changing the future political landscape. (Courtesy of Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Why I Vote (And Why You Should Too)

October 31, 2018

By Sean Franklin It’s election season again, and I’m excited. I already mailed my absentee ballot back to my home state of Virginia. I’ve been able to vote for for just two years now, and it is still a thrill to me. Howev...

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Voting on Gender

November 9, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer  In April of last year, I wrote an article titled “Candidates More than Just a Face,” in which I expressed my frustrations about being told to vote for Hillary Clinton because “we need a wo...

Encouraging the Unenthusiastic to Vote

Encouraging the Unenthusiastic to Vote

October 5, 2016

By Kathryn Wolper As Nov. 8 draws near, many Americans are growing weary of the endless news cycle following Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The “he said, she said” of this election, coupled with an in...

Condescending to Millennial Voters

Condescending to Millennial Voters

September 28, 2016

By Kristen Santer “How does your student loan debt make you feel? Tell us in three emojis or less.” This August tweet from Hilary Clinton immediately evoked public back lash. Although the tweet was sent over a year ago, thi...

What's the Point of Sending in a Ballot?

What’s the Point of Sending in a Ballot?

October 7, 2015

By Linette Munoz We have all seen awareness campaigns and have heard speeches that try to motivate us to get out there and vote for the national election, but nothing changes. The 18-24 year age range ...

Cartoon by Anna Tighe/The Ram

Republicans Complicate Processes of Student Voting

February 1, 2012

By CANTON WINER ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR Thousands of college students will attempt to register to vote in the coming months only to be turned away. Students who have an out-of-state driver's license,...

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