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Debate.net

Jack Bugée, opinions writer

February 8, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical You’ve had a rough day. Times like these show you how rude people can truly be face-to-face. At moments when your faith in humanity is at an all time low, you hop on the internet for some healthy and constructive conversation. The World Wide Web has so many inte...

Jan. 14 Republican Debate

Jan. 14 Republican Debate

Max Shulklapper, copy editor

January 14, 2016

Fox Business hosted the first Republican debate of 2016 at 9 p.m., with each candidate jockeying for last-minute support in face of the upcoming party primaries. Notably missing from the debate was Sen. Rand Paul, who boycotted the night’s events after being excluded from the main debate, complaining t...

Republican debate recap

Republican debate recap

Max Shulklapper, copy editor

October 28, 2015

Last night, leading Republican candidates squared off in Boulder, CO for their third debate. Interestingly, it seemed to be a contest between the candidates and the moderators as much as between the candidates themselves, with a number of questions clearly being aimed at provoking the debaters and c...

Democratic Party debate recap

Democratic Party debate recap

Max Shulklapper, copy editor

October 14, 2015

CNN hosted the first Democratic Party presidential debate on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 18, pitting five leading candidates against one another in a bid to gain popular support in light of the looming 2016 election. Hillary Clinton, currently the leading Democratic candidate in the polls, touted her polit...

Newer doesn’t always mean better

Newer doesn’t always mean better

Will Drury, opinions writer

September 27, 2015

A groan arises from the class as the teacher tells the students to pull out their iPads for the day’s lesson. “An IT guy came in this morning and said the internet should finally be working, so we shouldn’t have any trouble getting online,” says the teacher. Someone raises their hand, “I...

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