Somehow, we made it through debate season and barely touched one of the world’s most pressing issues: the environment! Without further ado, here is a look at the (in some cases, lack of) environmental policies of our presidential candidates.
Two weeks ago, the presidential debate lit up the Washington University community into an emblazoned state of spirit—students ran across campus in their Bear apparel, debate water bottles, T-shirts and pins in tow.
On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled the Wash U College Republicans and included a short interview with Washington University graduate student Thomas Hildebrand, who was quoted saying that Wash. U. is “not a very politically active campus.” As a student at Wash. U., I consider myself to only be moderately involved in politics—and I’m fairly involved in politics. So, sorry, but I’ve got to disagree.
Tim Kaine is basically your neighborhood church’s mayonnaise-colored youth pastor with an extra dose of social consciousness.
Pence is a rather conservative Midwestern governor and former congressman, who has some Grand Old Party support that we presume Trump is clinging to. He’s fairly moderate on the economy and foreign policy, but falls in line with the Catholic church (pre-Pope Francis) on his social views.
As football fans across America can attest, the tone of the 2016 season has changed the precedent for social commentary in relation to the sport.
Over the next 8 weeks, the Forum section will be profiling the most pressing economic, political and social issues of the 2016 presidential race. We will examine the views of the top three candidates: Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson and Donald Trump—to give students an inside view on who and what we will be voting for (or against) in the upcoming election.
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A Forum writer argues that riding a bike around campus is akin to a death wish.
Economic growth. Perhaps the biggest buzzword in the 2016 presidential race. It influences everything from our personal political affiliations to America’s global interests, such as finding ways to keep manufacturing jobs on American soil and gaining access to rare Pokemon only available outside the U.S.