UGA’s Great Debate

By Caitlyn Richtman The University of Georgia’s Young Democrats and College Republicans faced off for the annual Great Debate on October 6. This was the first year The Great Debate was held in Tate Grand Hall, and more than 300 students showed up for the pizza and politics put on by the Georgia Political Review in association with University Union and Georgia Debate Union. “It’s … Continue reading UGA’s Great Debate

A Politically Polarized America

By Katy Sunderland When real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump announced he was running for president, many people thought it was a joke. However, as he gained more and more followers, those same people started sweating bullets. From making jokes about women on their periods to suggesting a wall between the US and Mexico to sharing a quote made famous by Mussolini, … Continue reading A Politically Polarized America

“Feeling the Bern” at UGA

By Monica Vega As the largest voting demographic body in the United States, millennials have been centrally targeted by presidential hopefuls in the 2016 campaign. However, one candidate has been especially successful in his efforts — Bernie Sanders, the senator from Vermont, began his campaign as a long shot but has recently become Hillary Clinton’s most formidable opponent for the Democratic nomination. Sander’s skyrocketing popularity … Continue reading “Feeling the Bern” at UGA

Hunting for the Hispanic Vote

BY MONICA VEGA Since the beginning of the rise of the Hispanic population in the 1980’s, a pattern in voting has remained unchanged: Hispanics tend to vote Democratic. No Republican candidate since 1980 has gained a majority of the Hispanic vote. Furthermore, the number of Hispanics in the US has been steadily rising. No one can credibly deny the impact of the  [1]. For this … Continue reading Hunting for the Hispanic Vote

Midterms 2014 Recap

BY KRISTY DAVIS As the voting dwindled down on Tuesday night and election results started coming in, citizens watching the numbers saw that the Republicans were gaining ground in Congress, and were on the way to becoming the majority. At the end of the night, with 47 states’ results entered, it was announced that the GOP had taken control of both the House and the … Continue reading Midterms 2014 Recap