Articles by Colin O'Connor


New Clinton email revelations

*This is part of The Ranchor issue of The Anchor, which is a satire edition of our student newspaper. None of this article is meant to be taken as fact.*   In the latest Wikileaks’ release of 2016 Democratic party presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, allegations that Secretary Clinton had…


US/Russia tensions nearing Cold War levels

The last President of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, told the Russian Agency of International Information last week that “[he] think[s] the world has reached a dangerous point” concerning the current state of relations between the United States and Russia. This assessment, coming just seven short years after the Obama administration’s “Russian Reset,” an attempted…

2016 presidential election update

DONALD TRUMP, the Republican party nominee, has been polling within 4 points of Clinton for the entire month of September and is currently sitting at 41.3 percent according to RealClear Politics. The Trump campaign has raised $168 million this campaign cycle almost exclusively from campaign donations rather than Super Pac groups, according to OpenSecrets. Trump…