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Election Over: Looking Back at the Campaigns

BY REMY SEGOVIA With the election over, it’s time to take a look back at both of the nominees for the two major political parties as well as their campaigns, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump. Both campaigns had plenty of time in the spotlight. Unfortunately for them, both were covered […]

Town of Orono Voting on Umaine Campus

BY MADDY JACKSON Beginning at 7 am on Tuesday, residents of Orono began submitting their votes for the 2016 election. For the first time Orono polls were held at the University of Maine New Balance Field House. In previous years, polling locations for Orono residents have been split between the University of Maine Memorial Union and […]

The Myth of Down Ballot Voting

BY HAILEY BRYANT    BANGOR — There has been no shortage of coverage on the presidential candidates, particularly in Maine’s second congressional district where tensions have run high and political ads have run rampant. While this can lead to increased knowledge of candidates for high-ranking positions, it can also blind voters to the issues and, […]

#NastyWomen

BY OLIVIA SHIPSEY On Wednesday, October 19th, during the third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump, a new political hashtag took the internet by storm. Amid the many interruptions, crass remarks, and short tempers, one declaration pushed viewers to respond.   “We need to put more money into the Social […]