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From the McDonald Tower, election watch party takes unexpected turn

The atmosphere in the study room on the sixth floor of Hecht McDonald Tower was initially relaxed and somewhat festive, resembling a group of friends...

Political climate marked by influential UM graduates

Tim Canova. Donna Shalala. Marco Rubio. Patrick Murphy. Reince Priebus. The University of Miami has ties to many political influencers, all of whom have...

Apathy toward safety of minorities central to Trump win

If there is something that has struck me most since Donald Trump was elected, it’s the sheer amount of people who I have seen...

Personality-driven politics makes Trump falsely appealing

President John F. Kennedy was hot. He was rich, educated and maintained a strong demeanor. That’s why, in the 1960 election, he was famously thought...

Get Out the Vote is ‘All-In’ for voter participation

The University Center Breezeway is typically a smorgasbord of free treats, drinks and promotional materials on any given afternoon. But tucked among Greek Life...

SecureCanes Wi-Fi blocks Trump website, IT cites technical issues

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's website appeared to be blocked on campus, according to students from UM College Republicans. The student organization tweeted a picture Friday night...

Student debate marks departure from antagonistic political climate

The East Ballroom in the Shalala Student Center housed a political debate between four University of Miami law students Wednesday night, but the room...

A final love letter to Hillary Clinton

I loved Hillary Clinton. I still love Hillary Clinton, but in a way that you still love an ex, but say you don’t because...

Drown Election-Day sorrows with local food, drink specials

Your anxiety is running wild and your body feels like it’s on an adrenaline high. Only the thing is, you didn’t just step off...

Americans challenge Electoral College after political upset

Students saddened by Hillary Clinton’s loss in the general election have found hope in an online petition circulating the internet. The petition, titled “Electoral College:...

Early voting could determine outcome in tight race

Trump must win the state in order to earn 270 electoral votes, but early signs suggest the state is a toss-up. Clinton was leading...

Decisive win for Hillary, but continued uphill battle for women

Sept. 26 was a critical evening for the seemingly interminable 2016 presidential race, which, to the delight of world leaders and the American public...