Tagged - american politics

A country comes of age

Joe Biden is willing to listen to this country and do what it takes to fix it.

Pretty please will you get your lazy ass to the voting booth on Nov. 3?

To not vote is to give up what say — however small — you do have in our government.

Early voting: Good idea, bad execution

People deserve a safe and relatively easy way to cast their ballots. Creating situations with limited locations and long lines is clearly not providing them that option.

PA Attorney General reflects on his time at UR

But after deciding against pre-med and getting cut from the basketball team, Shapiro decided to try out student government, spending his first year as a senator. That spring, “when they were taking nominations for president, I said ‘you know what, I love this school, I care deeply about these issues [...] I’ll give it a shot.’”

What’s in a euphemism?

Since Reagan, the American right wing has used euphemisms to disguise cruelty under nonsense phrases, shift public discourse, and couch unacceptable actions in a kind of abstract political mystique.

Absentee voting matters

If you’re eligible, you can participate in something larger than yourself.

A tale of two cities

Rochester champions people who fought for the less fortunate, and perhaps that makes it more able to accept that things need to change, rather than simply looking the other way. 

YoUR vote matters

This story will stay on our front page until Nov. 3, because the Campus Times believes voting is that important. Yes, you need to protest and show up for causes you care about, but it means nothing without the follow-through. Participate in the democratic systems that facilitate change.

The consequences of tyranny

Any government is capable of inflicting terror. 

What the Woodward tapes reveal about Trump’s persona

The presidency has become a show that we pay with our votes to see.