art by Erica Miget, Bridget Killian, Lizzie Stobbe, Audrey Allison and Paria Darafshan
November’s election marked the fifth time that the winner of the U.S. presidential election lost the popular vote. As such, there was much to talk about in the months leading up to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s faceoff. TKC tackled topics ranging from voter turnout to the candidates’ (and former presidents’) athletic histories. Below are five stories that best represent the political tumult that flooded 2016.
The underdogs – Abby Carpenter
Campaigns around the world – Abby Imiolek
Commander in cleats – Christian Huetel and Maisie Bradley
Is it the White House or the wife’s house? – Anna-Claire Kilcoyne
American voters (or the lack thereof) – Thomas Birmingham