presidential election

Post-election blues: TV shows for the politically-minded

The best way to get over the post-election blues is to watch something with the same amount of political intrigue, backstabbing and diplomacy as the 2020 election.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Washington University not to enter bid for 2020 presidential debate

Washington University will not apply to host a 2020 presidential debate.

| Senior News Editor

The Democrats’ uphill battle to 2020

The biggest challenge facing Democratic candidates in a field this crowded is standing out.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

Op-ed submission: Looking forward

Like many of you, this election has shocked me to the core. It’s made me question some of the American values and freedoms we take for granted.

Noah Silverman | Student Union Senator

Some students somber in wake of election

Republican businessman Donald Trump will serve as the next president of the United States as he rang in 279 electoral votes early Wednesday morning.

| Senior News Editor

Say hello to the gamemakers

The past year is no exception to this trend, but the 2016 presidential election has taken this generality to the extreme. The emergence of presidential political entertainment has been swift and resoundingly popular, springing programs like TBS’s “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” and HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” into ratings success.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

So many good choices, so little time! My first presidential election

At the wise and ripe age of 18 years, the U.S. Constitution grants you the right to vote. Last summer, I dare say I got giddy because it was finally my turn to help decide which brilliant lawmakers we would elect in the next cycle. This presidential election will be my first vote that really matters (well I guess the Missouri primary did too, and that was quite the grudge match).

Rock'em Sock'em Bashers | Voting for Nader

Carpool encourages WU students to vote early

WashU For Bernie volunteers are driving Washington University students of all political stripes to the polls so they can vote in the Missouri primary.

| Staff Reporter

Letter to the editor: In response to the presidential profile series

Student Life’s decision to profile the prominent candidates for president was a terrific way to inform Washington University students—most of whom may soon be voting for the first time—of their options. But the tones of the profiles have been at times disappointing and potentially damaging to our reputation as a university.

Sam Klein | Class of 2018

Cruz: America’s next president or the Canadian Zodiac Killer?

Today, Republican Ted Cruz has his time in the spotlight after nearly 30 years of running from the law (according to 38 percent of Florida voters).

| Copy Chief

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