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Election Day should be holiday

Election Day should be holiday

11/08/2018 By Hallie Lauer | Features Editor In 1845, Congress decided that Election Day would be on the first Tuesday of November. This decision was made largely because it was a full day’s ride with horse-drawn buggies to the local polling place, and in order to prevent disruption to the sabbath, or market days which […]

Democrats score big wins across nation on Election Day

Democrats score big wins across nation on Election Day

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/17 A blue tide washed over the American electorate Nov. 7, as Democrats won resoundingly in many local and state elections across the nation. However, statewide results in Pennsylvania showed more mixed results for both parties. According to the Pennsylvania Department of State unofficial election returns, with 99 percent of […]

Letter to the Editor: Catholics’ Moral Obligations in Voting

Letter to the Editor: Catholics’ Moral Obligations in Voting

Letter to the Editor For Catholics, responsible citizenship, which includes voting, is very important. However, certain critical issues have not been addressed or explained adequately to Catholic voters in this election cycle. Although many Catholics are not single-issue voters, please be advised that a political candidate’s position on a single issue may disqualify that candidate […]

Rock the vote: students need to participate

Corey Fischer | Student Columnist This coming Tuesday, people across the country will head to the polls to vote. This election cycle, governors in 38 states, senators in 33 states, and members of the House of Representatives from all 50 are up for grabs. As the election itself gets closer and closer, races are tightening […]