Lasers reflect on recent election

By Katie Peters, Emma Ingenohl & Kait Bedell – Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

Graphic by Katie Peters

At 11:25 a.m. on November 7, four days after election day, The Associated Press called Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the projected President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of The United States. Since the announcement, there has been significant push-back from the Trump Administration as well as the Republican Party. Before the polls opened, there was talk of fraudulent votes, curing and other ill practices.

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5 pieces of advice for Biden

By Noor Lobad1851 Staff

This year’s presidential election will go down in history as one of the most polarizing elections of all time. With so much on the line for so many people, there has been significant friction between members of opposing parties and among those within the same party. In comparison to the staunch rejection of Hilary Clinton that Bernie supporters felt upon her emergence as the Democratic Presidential Nominee in 2016, a notably higher portion of Bernie supporters — like myself — opted to back Biden in this election in order to prevent a second Trump term. Winning the presidency was an important victory, but the fight is not over yet. Here are five things I believe Biden can do to make former Bernie supporters further embrace his presidency.

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Political climate proves to be polarizing

By Claire Crittendon, Taylor Viles, Rebecca Osowski & Rayana PetroneCo-Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

The first presidential debate that took place on September 29 in Cleveland, Ohio. Graphic by Katie Peters

On September 29, President Trump and Vice President Biden took to the stage in Cleveland, Ohio for the first 2020 Presidential Debate. One week later, Vice President Pence and Senator Harris appeared live from Salt Lake City, Utah for the Vice Presidential debate.

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Your Vote Does Matter!

This is a rebuttal to the opinion’s piece, “Will my vote matter?”

By Michael Woo, Anna King, Melaney Jenkins, & Sophia Couto1851 Contributors

We, the Lasell Votes Student Ambassadors, are writing in response to The 1851 Chronicle Opinion “Will my vote really matter?”. We understand the sentiment that in today’s political climate it can be difficult to recognize the true impact of voting. However, voting always matters! 

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Feel the Malarkey

By Bailey Klingaman1851 Staff

On April 13, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders publicly endorsed his former opponent Joe Biden as the Democratic Presidential Nominee. While both politicians have masses of democrats supporting them, a significant amount of Bernie’s followers are college students and millennials.

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