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NC voting laws still concern citizens after election

Jerrica Thomas, Staff Writer

December 5

Filed under Election Coverage, News

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The minority voter turnout for the 2016 general election was lower than the 2012 election partially because of voting laws in North Carolina and other southern states, according to NBC News. The Leadership ...

Voters talk about how safe and private they really are

Alexandria Riley, Taking Back The Web

November 10

Filed under Contributors, Election Coverage

Voters’ concerns about online privacy and security did not affect their choice at the polls, but it was on their minds. Here are some responses to questions about digital privacy and security: Karan Bundrick, 36, special...

The Affordable Care Act: Helpful but not perfect

Bianca McNair, Pay Up or Die

November 9

Filed under Contributors, Election Coverage

“Clinton has stated that she will keep ACA and improve and reform it, so I feel her plan will be beneficial,” said Emily Smith, a 21-year-old student at the University of South Carolina Aiken. I interviewed Smith at a polling...

Sometimes voices are louder than gun shots

Alexa Leopold, Stop Repeating Weapons

November 9

Filed under Contributors, Election Coverage

Education is the first step to decreasing gun deaths in the United States, said voters at Hyatt Park Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina. On Election Day, I asked voters’ opinions on mass shootings occurring in...

Voters choose access to health over Wealth

Abbie Collier, The Cost of Being Healthy

November 9

Filed under Contributors, Election Coverage

Voters at Hyatt Elementary School seemed to believe “if the United Kingdom can have “free” healthcare, then so should Americans." On Election Day, I interviewed voters in Richland County, Columbia, South Carolina. Four...

Voters discuss college debt

Channon Watkins, THE GENERATIONAL DELAY

November 9

Filed under Contributors, Election Coverage

Voters at Radiant Life Church and Hyatt Park Elementary School were aware of students’ concerns about college debt, but college debt was not an issue that influenced their candidate choices. Walker White, a 28-year-old network...

Why Obama’s accomplishments should make you think

Kimberly Rojas, Staff Writer

October 12

Filed under Election Coverage, News

President Barack Obama is leaving the White House after two terms full of promises for policy changes that drew many millennials and minorities to vote for him. How many of those promises did the president fulfill during his...

Clinton leaves 9/11 service early due to health complications

Jerrica Thomas, Staff Writer

September 27

Filed under Election Coverage, News

COLUMBIA, S.C. ---- Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, 68, left a 9/11 memorial service early on Sept. 11  because of pneumonia and dehydration, according to Jonathon Martin and Amy Chozick of the New York Times. Dr. ...

2016 presidential candidates race for America’s votes

Paige A. Riggins, Staff writer

April 6

Filed under Election Coverage

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The presidential election is eight months away, and it’s helpful to know how candidates are doing in the race for the Republican and Democratic primaries. Republican candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Carl...

South Carolinians confused why Trump won

Lauren Fleming, contributer

March 6

Filed under Contributors, Election Coverage

Businessman and Republican nominee hopeful Donald Trump won the South Carolina Republican primary, and some South Carolinians wonder how. South Carolina is a winner-takes-all state, so Trump won 50 delegates. Trump won every...

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