Tagged - Politics

Research Rochester: Cohavi investigates peer validation via social media

Half the participants — the “inclusion” group — got many likes. The other half — the “ostracism” group — received very few. In this way, Cohavi and Gearinger simulated peer validation as their experimental variable.

Steele urges political involvement at Mel Weekend

Steele told students there are tools and mechanisms to use at their disposal to “move us from where we are to where you want us to be.”

Republican congressional candidate shares platform with UR

Maxwell also has four goals if elected into office: grow our economy, fix healthcare, lower the national debt, and eliminate any corruption in Washington.  

After Slaughter’s passing, local female leaders discuss careers in politics

When discussing their inspirations for taking a step into politics, some of panelists acknowledged the long legacy of female leadership in Monroe County. Mayor Warren alluded to the fact that the city has a history of being “progressive” and “forward thinking.”

Republicans are people too

As a card-carrying liberal on a left-leaning campus amid the increasingly dominant (or at least dominantly vocal) left-wing atmosphere that has come to define college culture across much of the United States, I have a confession to make: I kind of like Rand Paul.

Punxsutawney Phil gives State of the Forest address

From Bernie Loonders to Sean Parrotty, reactions were strong to President Punxsutawney Phil's State of the Forest Address.

Gun control debate finds common ground

Despite the differences between the two sides, the teams were able to find common ground on several issues, including a ban on bump stocks, funding more studies into the effectiveness of gun control, and improving background checks.

Will the real Ted Pawlicki please stand up?

"Democracy at its work, baby, right there. It’s tough to swallow, but democracy, man, is a tough thing."

‘Human Oil Spill’ floods Hirst Lounge

Protesters dressed in black from head to toe and lay on the floor for 15 minutes.

Professor steps down as undergrad program director after controversial Facebook posts

Ted Pawlicki, the professor whose Facebook posts on Thursday prompted student outrage, stepped down from his position as undergraduate program…