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 […]
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 […]
With the election fast approaching, students are preparing to cast their votes. The Daily Trojan spoke to a number of students to see what issues in the election are the most important to them when they cast their ballots.
Tonight, President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney met for their second presidential debate, and the Daily Trojan live blogged it. Here is the transcript. 5:59 Editorial director Elena Kadvany and opinion columnist Sarah Cueva will be live blogging the second presidential debate, Elena from a liberal perspective and Sarah from a conservative one. […]
Point: Elena Kadvany Vice President Joe Biden set a refreshing standard for the rest of the debates. He was feisty, firm, genuine, personal — and even more presidential than President Barack Obama. Rep. Paul Ryan did not bomb the debate or make any ridiculous comments that will damage the Romney campaign. He did just fine. […]