As Missourians, we must push leaders to denounce this act and demand better representation.
But today, looking back on Obama’s legacy and looking ahead to Kamala’s, I can no longer afford to fall into the comfort that seeing a Black person succeed brings me.
A few weeks ago I spoke with professors John Inazu and Mark Valeri to discuss some aspects of the 2020 election. Both professors brought up topics unrelated to the election, like religion in academia, that I found fascinating. The following Q&A is a combination of our first and second talks, shortened and edited for clarity.
Here’s my seemingly-backwards call to action: consider inaction. When you’re banging your head against a wall of ideology that doesn’t match your own values, and it’s doing more harm than good, stop.
The 2020 Campus Crossfire debate featured a fast-paced discussion with few areas of overlap between representatives from the College Democrats and College Republicans.
As club presidents of the College Republicans and College Democrats, respectively, this election cycle has pushed them towards partisan involvement in local and national elections.
This is terrifying. I cannot overstate the amount of fear that Thursday’s vote inspires in me—more, somehow, than Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings in 2018.
However, the fly on Vice President Pence’s hair garnered similar attention to the debate on Roe v Wade, and more attention than the issue of climate change and the Supreme Court appointments.
Maya Nepos’ TikTok origin story began the same way as mine and probably yours too. After being sent home from school in March—in her case, a study abroad program—something had to fill the quarantine void. “I was just sad and in my room, and bored, and I was like ‘I guess I’ll download this, I don’t have anything else better to do with my time now that I have so much time.’”
Normally, the Student Life Editorial Board would run a staff editorial about voting during the last week of October, just before Election Day. This year, though, voting is different.
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