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Trump’s Struggle to Invigorate his Campaign

Every four years, the Democratic and Republican Parties hold national conventions the summer before a Presidential Election in order to formally nominate the victor of their primary elections and establish a national party platform. By design, these conventions are meant to unify the party around their new nominee, with former political rivals often setting aside their differences with the presidential...

New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy Candidate Visits NJIT

Four months after announcing his running for the position of Governor of New Jersey, Philip Murphy was welcomed to NJIT’s campus to talk about his stance on multiple topics, focusing on the middle class and making sure New Jersey lives up to its potential. Candidate Murphy made it clear immediately that the problem the state faces is rooted in its...

US and Russia Agree to New Ceasefire

After weeks of intense negotiations between top officials from both nations, the United States and Russia have finally agreed on a comprehensive ceasefire concerning the civil war in Syria. According to major sources, the ceasefire contains four key points that will hopefully lead to greater peace. First, the Syrian Air Force will be grounded in all opposition areas in order...

Politics Blotter: Is anyone happy?

As both Presidential candidates prepare for the first presidential debate next Monday night, they continue to release medical information in order to quell any lingering doubts about their health. Notably, Hillary Clinton shocked reporters when she fainted in NYC after a 9/11 ceremony, a spectacle that was later revealed to be due to dehydration and pneumonia. Shortly thereafter, a conspiracy...

Obama Under Pressure to Pardon Snowden

Edward Snowden, a whistleblower to some and a traitor to others, is once again all over the news, but for something other than the release of the new biographical political thriller film, Snowden. As Snowden’s time permitted in Russia dwindles to less than 11 months, the push to pardon Snowden is stronger than ever. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU),...

No, Mr. Trump, You’re Not a Brilliant Leader and Neither is Putin

It has been commonly noted from this election cycle that Donald Trump views popularity to be at least, if not more, important than an objective record of achievement and experience in determining his qualification for the role of presidency. Throughout the primaries, he routinely cited the polls that listed him as being the top contender in the sea of GOP...