Posts tagged "Election"

Best of ChiU 2012

Best of ChiU 2012
In 12 hours, 2012 will be pre-teen history, and we’ll be ringing in 2013. This year certainly was memorable. From a viral “Kony” video to the election and everything in between, 2012 was a roller coaster we won’t forget soon. Here are the best ChiU posts in 2012. But the blog doesn’t end here. Tell... Read more »

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective
On November 6, 2012 Barack Obama was re-elected as the president of the United States. For college students in Chicago, this re-election wasn’t just national news—it was happening within a 30 minutes train ride from most campuses. The focus of most students was on voting, finishing class to watch the results and, for some, watching... Read more »

Happy Election Day #ChiUVote

Happy Election Day #ChiUVote
Whether you are Republican, Democrat, Green, Independent or something in between, politics will rule your agenda today. And we want to hear what you think. Tell us your thoughts on the voting process, the candidates, the issues, the ballots, the headlines, the tweets and whatever other political thoughts are running through your mind. So let... Read more »
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Campus Question: What would you most like to see the next mayor of Chicago do for the city?

Campus Question: What would you most like to see the next mayor of Chicago do for the city?
  Though it may not seem like we have the strongest presence in the city, Chicago college students are residents of this city for four very formative years.  Not only do these years determine lifelong friends, career path and identity, it also affects our view of the city: the experiences now tell us whether Chicago... Read more »

Scene It: Which Candidate Does Your Neighbor Support?

Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago In an election as contested as the upcoming mayoral one, it is interesting to witness the influence of each candidate around Chicagoland. Wanting to know more about the candidates’ presence in neighborhoods across the city, I enlisted my unofficial photographer (A.K.A. my sister) to drive around Chicago and... Read more »

Rahm Out of the Race? Not quite.

Rahm Out of the Race? Not quite.
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago Yesterday, Rahm Emmanuel was booted off the mayoral election ticket after a ruling by an appellate court panel. It was reminiscient of the fifth season of American Idol, when frontrunner Chris Daughtry was booted off the show three weeks before the finale. Luckily for Rahm, decisions in politics... Read more »
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Midterm Elections

Midterm Elections
A super-(college) senior votes. (SOURCE: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_DHKfduLjR-w/TIRrL3fGP8I/AAAAAAAAACs/6wdoQ-fPs0A/s1600/Voting.jpg) Walking off the L today I picked up a flier out of dozens sprawled on the ground. “WHO IS THIS GUY?” exclaimed the flier in bold red. This slanderous candidate ad was particularly amusing, and one of thousands of such ads that have infiltrated TV commercials, radio advertisements, newspapers... Read more »