presidential election

Inauguration should focus on president, not performers

Inauguration should focus on president, not performers

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor  Presidential inaugurations have never garnered the sort of publicity like they have had this year, not even when Barack Obama was elected and sworn in as the first African-American president. When President Obama was sworn into office in 2009, according to Politico, 1.8 million people were in attendance. About […]

Talk show hosts react to Trump election victory

Talk show hosts react to Trump election victory

By Josiah Martin | Staff Writer On the night of and day after the 2016 presidential election, late night television hosts, almost all of whom had predicted or hoped for a Hillary Clinton victory, offered some closing thoughts on the campaign and a look toward the future of our country. Let’s take a look at […]

Moving forward from presidential election

Moving forward from presidential election

By Duke Staff Let’s never allow this to happen ever again. You know what I’m talking about. With the exception of a few die-hard Trump supporters, no one enjoyed the most recent presidential election and its seemingly endless build-up of hateful speech and general divisiveness. Poll after poll demonstrated that Trump and Clinton were the […]

PA embraces online voter registration

PA embraces online voter registration

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor In the two weeks since Pennsylvania launched its online voter registration portal, more than 7,000 Pennsylvanians have used the website to register or alter their registration information, according to Wanda Murren, press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of State. The new service launched Aug. 27 and allows Pennsylvania residents […]