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A New Electoral Method for Proportional Allocation of Votes

The winner-take-all and Congressional District electoral methods adversely affect how each ballot is represented in presidential election outcomes. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons

By Evan S. Biegel Published: November 15th, 2017 The Electoral College is an infamous facet of the American democracy because the electoral methods it embodies do not properly represent American voters. The two current methods—winner-take-all and Congressional District—result in the omission of nearly half of the total votes in the …

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For “A Bunch of Weirdos Who Just Don’t Belong,” the “Weirdo Brigade” Allows Students to Have a Voice

"Weirdo Brigade," a Brooklyn College literary magazine, provides a free space for students wanting to express their art. PHOTO/ Elizabeth Starace

By Carmen Saffioti Published: November 8th, 2017 “Art for Art’s Sake” is what is written on the cover of the fourth edition of “Weirdo Brigade.”  The zine is a Brooklyn College publication of student artwork, poems, photography, rants, prose, and more. However, the “Weirdo Brigade” is unlike any other literary …

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