The Monitor

The Problem with Voting by Mail and Absentee

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Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

I have waited eight years to vote, it was the night of Obama’s reelection. I was at an election party in California that was set up by a friend of mine who was running for city council and I was there, the youngest person in the room by 30 years. Naturally, people asked each other who or what they vot...

Was the Senate Trial Fair?

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Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

On Wednesday, February 5th, after two weeks and six days of endless rhetoric and debate, the United States Senate acquitted President Donald Trump of two articles of impeachment ratified by the House of Representatives mainly along party lines which were an abuse of power and obstruction of Congress....

Decolonize This Place

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Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

On January 31st, 2020 around 500 protestors gathered in Grand Central Terminal to protest recent increases in hiring for the MTA Police; an action which is part of a larger effort by the governor to crack down on fare evasion. The Grand Central Protest, called “J31” was organized by a coalition of...

Kamala Harris Drops Out of the Election

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Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Kamala Harris, the Democratic senator from California has announced that she will be leaving the race for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. Harris, one of two black women serving in the United States Senate was considered one of the Democrats’ rising stars going in. Here’s what h...

BREXIT MAY POSE CONSEQUENCES FOR THE U.S.

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Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

On June 23rd, 2016, Britain voted 17 to 15 million to vacate the European Union and become their own entity and on March 29th, 2017, then UK Prime Minister,  Theresa May, submitted notice to the EU that the UK would leave on the established March 29th, 2019 deadline (which would be extended until October...

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