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R-MC goes to New Hampshire

Features March 22, 2016 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

January term (J-Term) is just one of the many unique academic opportunities that Randolph-Macon College offers. During the month of January, R-MC students have the opportunity to enroll in one or two classes in order to get ahead on their required coursework. In addition, the month-long time frame provides studentsRead More

Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

On November 6, President Obama rejected the controversial crude oil pipeline that would stretch from Alberta, Canada to Steele City, Nebraska. The final decision came after years of public outreach, activism, and consultation. The Department of State advised the President that the pipeline proposal “would not serve the national interestsRead More

Donald Trump hosts Saturday Night Live

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

George Pataki, a candidate for the Republican nomination who is currently averaging only about 1% in the polls, responded to Donald Trump’s recent appearance on Saturday Night Live by submitting an equal air time request to NBC on Friday, November 13. Pataki’s letter to NBC, on the basis of FCCRead More

Innocents killed in terror attacks on Paris

Innocents killed in terror attacks on Paris

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

Paris, France was attacked in multiple locations on Friday, November 13, killing at least 129 and injuring 300 more, in what is now being reported as terrorist attacks from the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, or ISIL. The series of attacks were coordinated, and consisted of mass shootings, suicideRead More

Meet the Candidate: Rand Paul (R)

Meet the Candidate: Rand Paul (R)

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 5:14 am 0 comments

One of the most memorable moments for Rand Paul in the second Republican Debate at the Reagan Library would unfortunately have to be Donald Trump’s rather flagrant criticism of his physical appearance. Trump’s remarks carelessly emerged not long after he made a similar jab at Carly Fiorina, saying, “Look atRead More

Tensions rise between Palestine and Israel

Tensions rise between Palestine and Israel

Politics, Politics and Opinions January 2, 2016 at 5:12 am 0 comments

There has been continuous violence between Palestinians and Israelis in recent weeks as dozens have been killed and hundreds have been injured. The re-emergence of tension between the two started last month when Palestinians accused the Israeli government of preventing them from practicing their religion at the Al-Aqsa com-pound, Islam’sRead More

Clinton testifies to Benghazi committee

Clinton testifies to Benghazi committee

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 30, 2015 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

The  past  few  weeks  have  been  very eventful  for  the  Democratic  Party.  Vice President  Joe  Biden  put  to  rest  rumors  of a  presidential  run,  party  hopefuls  Lincoln Chafee and Paul Webb dropped out of the race, and the Party had their first debate. The  debate  brought  to  the  forefront PartyRead More

Meet the candidate: Jeb Bush

Meet the candidate: Jeb Bush

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

What’s the Republican Presidential Nomination without another Bush running for a presidential bid? Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is determined to set himself apart from his brother’s and father’s legacies by highlighting his own achievements and goals for the White House.   Bush attended the University of Texas at Austin andRead More

John Boehner to resign as house speaker

John Boehner to resign as house speaker

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

House Speaker and Leader of the GOP, John Boehner, resigned on Friday. Adding to what was already a historic day following the Pope’s address to Congress, Boehner announced in a press conference that he would be stepping down from his seat as Speaker of the House. Boehner had held theRead More

Pope Francis addresses a joint congress

Pope Francis addresses a joint congress

Politics, Politics and Opinions October 21, 2015 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Many people made more of a fuss, perhaps, over the Pope’s polite refusal of lunch with the United States’ foremost political figures than they did over the content of his address to Congress. Others, however, accurately noted that his prior obligation to lunch with the homeless instead of politicians wasRead More