Elena Kadvany | Point: Partisanship cannot continue as is My initial reaction to the news that President Barack Obama was re-elected was relief, not excitement. I was relieved that the leader I believe in gets another four years to prove himself to those who don’t believe in him the way I do, and to continue […]
Students gathered at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center Tuesday night to watch the election results and enjoy the event hosted by the Political Student Assembly. Photos by Joseph Chen and Chris Roman.
Members of the USC community cast their ballots Tuesday at on-campus polling stations, voting in state and national elections. Photos by Austin Vogel.
President Barack Obama finished off a hard-fought race with a victory, becoming re-elected as the 44th President of the United States on Tuesday night. As most major networks began calling the election around 8:20 p.m., hundreds of students keeping tabs on the results in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center erupted in screams and cheers. Though […]
Students from both sides of the aisle came together in a final match-up to take part in a phone-banking competition in the Annenberg East Lobby for the final day of the 2012 election. The competition, sponsored by USC College Democrats, USC College Republicans and the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, aimed at motivating and […]
Elena Kadvany: Point In 1972, the political term “October surprise” was coined. Twelve days before the presidential election between former president Richard Nixon and then-Sen. George McGovern, then-National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger announced that “peace was at hand” in Vietnam, changing the game on a crucial election issue that might have swayed many voters’ decisions […]
Barack Obama has worked to help Americans, no matter the opposition When I was 12-years-old, a cardiologist told my father that his life depended on the replacement of multiple heart valves. A little more than a year later, my mother was given a similar diagnosis by a cancer specialist, and was told that a mastectomy […]
The long road for the Los Angeles County District Attorney position is winding down for candidates Jackie Lacey and Alan Jackson. The two contenders have been campaigning since last year and made it through their primary races and are now days away from facing off in the Nov. 6 election. Each candidate brings a different […]
The debate between Propositions 30 and 38 is intensifying for California residents. Unfortunately, neither proposition is perfect. Prop. 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s measure, plans to increase taxes on the richest Californians to help close the budget gap, generating revenue for schools and local public safety programs. Prop. 38, lawyer Molly Munger’s proposal, would raise the […]
As polls continue to report a drop in interest among young voters, the atmosphere on college campuses like USC speaks to a different trend. “You’re voting for Romney?” an outraged Kevin Li yelled across Trousdale Parkway. “No way man, Obama all the way!” “Hey, Romney’s pretty damn good!” his friend Bernie Yang volleyed back. Though […]