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The future of American politics

The future of American politics

Anna Kate Munsey January 31, 2021

Despite the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, political engagement in the 2020 election broke records.   From a vast Democratic primary field of over two dozen candidates, where longtime...

What to expect in the first 100 days of the Biden administration

What to expect in the first 100 days of the Biden administration

Ben MacKillop November 23, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden will take office in January with a lot of promises to keep and issues to tackle. He has pledged to undo many of Trump’s rollbacks on regulation, as well as provide swift...

OPINION President-elect Biden: A step in the right direction

OPINION President-elect Biden: A step in the right direction

Cassie Hollasch November 12, 2020

This past Sunday morning was the first time in four years that I woke up and thought to myself, “Everything is going to be okay.”  2020 has been full of grief, sadness, frustration, anger and...

Misinformation spreads about Wisconsin election results

Misinformation spreads about Wisconsin election results

Cassie Hollasch November 5, 2020

Amid election uncertainty across the country, misinformation is spreading online about Wisconsin. The state's race was called in former Vice President Joe Biden's favor by the Associated Press at...

Biden and Trump contend for final votes in uncalled election

Biden and Trump contend for final votes in uncalled election

Cassie Hollasch November 5, 2020

The race for President of the United States remains uncalled as both candidates lack the 270 electoral votes to win.  Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and incumbent President...

UNH seniors bring students to polls in “vote-mobile”

UNH seniors bring students to polls in “vote-mobile”

Cassie Hollasch November 5, 2020

University of New Hampshire (UNH) senior sociology and justice studies major Laura Clancy voted early in the day on Nov. 3. Her classmate, recreation management and policy and event management major Caroline...

Voter turnout in Durham lower than expected

Voter turnout in Durham lower than expected

Cassie Hollasch November 5, 2020

The New Hampshire general election ran smoothly on Tuesday and had a high turnout of voters, despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The votes cast and same-day registrations in Durham, were...

Election day thoughts from the first-time voters in Generation Z

Election day thoughts from the first-time voters in Generation Z

Sarah Levine November 5, 2020

Durham, NH—Generation Z (Gen. Z) feels united after many voted in their first presidential election last Wednesday, Nov. 3. These young voters emerged as a significant presence in this election after...

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Trump falsely claims 2020 Presidential Election victory

Cassie Hollasch November 5, 2020

President Donald Trump falsely claimed he won the 2020 presidential election, even though many key states have not counted all of their votes yet. He made this statement when he appeared in front of cameras in...

University of New Hampshire voters show up to the polls on Election Day

University of New Hampshire voters show up to the polls on Election Day

Hayley Barnhard, Contributor November 5, 2020

University of New Hampshire (UNH) voters arrived at Oyster River High School in dozens to cast their vote for the 2020 election.   Lines fluctuated from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and poll workers kept...

Mental health resources available for election stress

Mental health resources available for election stress

Cassie Hollasch November 4, 2020

Mental Health and the Elections  This year has been chaotic, overwhelming, stressful, and uncertain. As we approach one of the most contentious and divided Election Days our country has ever seen,...

Pre-election: polling, Biden and Trump on the issues

Pre-election: polling, Biden and Trump on the issues

Cassie Hollasch November 3, 2020

(Durham, NH) – With the election tomorrow, former Vice President Joe Biden holds a 12-point lead in the national polls against President Donald Trump. In New Hampshire, Biden currently leads...

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