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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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Info Wars

Trump's new strategy, a slow bleeding death. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons

  By Jaime Saintvil Published: November 1st, 2017 The Hemorrhaging of the Affordable Care Act Former Attorney General Eric Holder recently described Donald Trump’s administration’s strategy by saying, “They’re coming up with wedge issues. They’re trying to energize their base by separating various groups of Americans and then playing them …

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How the 5th Estate Led to the Proliferation of “Fake News”

The race to erase fake news. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons

By Milette Millington Published: October 25th, 2017 Brooklyn College professor Brian Dunphy’s new book, the second edition of Satire’s Brew, will discuss a subject that we millennials know very well –  the media. We receive information through social media, as well as magazines and online publications. However, the news content …

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A Safe and Creative Space at Brooklyn College

Published: October 25th, 2017 Stuck in the Library represents a safe space of shared artwork and creativity.  Our team of 25 students have worked relentlessly to serve the Brooklyn College community and the people of New York City through fundraising children’s books for the underprivileged, hosting over 75 free creative …

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The Excelsior Scholarship: Along with Triumph Comes Criticism

By Zeus Sumra Published: October 18th, 2017 The New York State’s Excelsior Scholarship, which was heavily backed by Governor Cuomo, was signed into law on April 12, 2017. Brooklyn College’s website acclaims it was “the first state scholarship in the country to make college free for middle-class families.” Universal education …

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