Tagged 2016 election

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Winter Happening returns

Cuisine, Catholicism, biology and sports headline exciting events Multiple general-interest seminars led by members of the Hope College faculty will be among the highlights of the college’s annual Winter Happening on Saturday, Jan. 28. Presented in two blocks in the morning, the seminars will explore the 2016 election’s implications for the Supreme Court, a new…


Sore losers

Donald Trump’s election to the presidency three months ago came as a huge relief for one half of the United States and sent the other into a fearful, teary-eyed, state of emergency. Come Friday, Mr. Trump will become President Trump, starting his so called “illegitimate” presidency without the support of many people who had sported…


Tweeting toward the election

Social media influenced the 2016 election more than any election before. According to Convince&Convert’s website, “the Twitter population is still 17 million people, which is roughly equivalent to the combined populations of Connecticut, Oregon, Kentucky, Kansas and Oklahoma.” With so many people and so much time spent on media, every tweet sent out by each…