Month: September 2016

Trump, Clinton Spar at First Debate
National News

Trump, Clinton Spar at First Debate

The first of three presidential debates between Republican Nominee Donald Trump, and Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton took place this past Monday. It was a heated 90-minute dispute in which the candidates were questioned on the economy, job creation, and securing America. Both candidates took shots at each other throughout the […]

Remembering Arnold Palmer
Campus

Remembering Arnold Palmer

Wake Forest golf legend Arnold Palmer died this past Sunday in his home state of Pennsylvania at age 87. Palmer’s longtime agent said he died of complications from heart problems after being admitted to the hospital later in the week. Arnold Palmer’s legacy is long and memorable. His story spanned […]

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Cooper addressed the media in response to the passing of House Bill 2 last week during a legislative special session. (Kevin Martin/North State Journal)
Local News

Fact Checking Political Ads Essential to Democracy

This tumultuous election cycle has been characterized by vicious mudslinging and dramatic political advertisements. Living in a swing state, such as North Carolina, means these ads are sending conflicting messages during every commercial break. Recently, a political ad by North Carolina gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper, entitled “Fix This,” focuses on […]

KISS Rips Colin Kaepernick, Supports Veterans
Sports

KISS Rips Colin Kaepernick, Supports Veterans

Recently, legendary rock band, Kiss, stopped their concert to play the National Anthem and to say thank you to veterans. While performing in Worcester, Massachusetts, on September 3rd for their “Freedom to Rock Tour”, Kiss stopped the show to bring out several veterans. Kiss wanted to extend their respect for […]

North Korea’s Nuclear Ambition
National News

North Korea’s Nuclear Ambition

North Korea recently conducted its fifth nuclear weapons test. This was the second nuclear detonation by North Korea this year alone and the September explosion was more than ten times stronger than North Korea’s first nuclear test. All five known tests are believed to have taken place close to or […]

Trump’s Debate to Lose
National

Trump’s Debate to Lose

Allow me to set the stage for you. In a whirlwind of an election cycle, candidates have come and gone, insults have been flung, partisan media outlets continue to pander to one side or the other, and now, as the dust settles, we are left with the two least likeable […]