Politics

The life of a reporter on Election Day

By Cassandra Brown Freelance journalist    It was 4:15 a.m. on the coldest day of the year. Frost coated the ground like snow. It was a balmy 28 degrees when I left the house at 5:45 a.m., but I was determined to report on the polling precincts for Election Day.    This was how my [...]


Election Results

By Josh Trupo    According to the Associated Press and NPR 3 p.m. this Wednesday, President Barack Obama has won the 2012 Presidential Election with 303 electoral votes and more than 59 million popular votes against Mitt Romney’s 206 electoral votes and approximately 57 million popular votes . That’s right folks, for better or for [...]


Fairness in Democracy

Fairness in Democracy

By Joshua Trupo A relatively full auditorium waited for the convo to start; all sorts of conversations were struck up. Not conversations between students or faculty, as onewould expect, but conversations between students and some of the older members of the Bridgewater Community, who filled a majority of the seats. Itwas refreshing to see that [...]


Leadership and politics

Leadership and politics

The Republican campaign advisor By Andrew Peters Bay Buchanan, campaign advisor to Mitt Romney, illuminated students of Bridgewater College this past week on the importance of leadership. Prior to the Romney campaign, Buchanan worked under the Reagan administration as the Treasurer of the United States– “A great job!” said Buchanan. Under her guidance, most of the [...]


History is quietly made

By Joshua Trupo    Back on January 1, President Obama signed the National Defense Alliance Act for the Fiscal Year 2012. It is an extensive bill filled with all sorts of different rules and regulations. The bill, according to a statement made by Obama shortly after signing, addressed the authorization of “funding for the defense [...]