In commemoration of Black History Month, Hastings College welcomed Rev. Dr. James Peters to the French Memorial Chapel on February 28 to speak about the history of struggles African-Americans have faced in gaining equality. [Read more...]
My opinion and thoughts on politics aren’t from a politically correct or educated mind. In fact, politics was so rarely discussed in my family that following the primaries has been a difficult process for me. However, after watching the State of the Union address last Tuesday, my thoughts started reeling.
There are Democratic and Republican responses to the State of the Union, along with Facebook statuses and tweets. It is uncommon for the responses to be positive and uplifting. [Read more...]
During this election year, I am surprised by my fellow students’ attitude towards politics. We, as a generation, seem to be able to complain about anything and everything; we also have a tendency to be apathetic. Many blame numerous problems on the current president, and look to this election to fix their issues. [Read more...]
In less than one month, the Republican field of nominees has been winnowed down to four candidates, with GOP voters unwilling to definitely back either Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich, one of whom is likely to challenge President Obama for the White House in November.
With his surprising win in South Carolina, Gingrich proved to the nation that his campaign to be the “authentic conservative” still has steam. Going into the Florida primary on Tuesday, the two were trading places in the polls, with Romney the presumptive winner and Gingrich the laggard. [Read more...]