Articles by Alli Mitchell

Alli Mitchell ('22) is a Staff Writer for the Beyond section. She is majoring in Political Science and double minoring in Art History and Environmental Studies. She can usually be found with a cup of coffee in the library or at LJs. On-campus, she is a member of the Alpha Gamma Phi sorority, works in the Biology Department and at Cup and Chaucer, and is involved in the Phelps Scholars Program. In her free time, she enjoys reading, yoga, writing, hammocking, photography, and spending time with friends.


FUN ACTIVITY! Find the cool shapes in the gerrymandered districts that are destroying the integrity of American democracy!

In an ideal world, we would like to think that politicians live up to expectations placed upon them by voters. That they would be honest, hardworking and do everything in their power to serve their constituents well. Let’s be real though: that seems too good to be true, especially with everything that has gone down…


Fraud, fear, democracy and voting rights: What would happen if Trump refused election defeat?

Donald Trump’s presidency has been far from typical. Critics from the left blame his administration for the widespread divisiveness and polarization that seems to grow every day. His support base fights back with the same reasoning, claiming that the Democrats are just as guilty of division and hostility. Each day it seems that things become…