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
By Monica Vega When Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz first announced their presidential aspirations, many predicted that their campaigns would result in a higher number of the Latino vote going to the GOP. Both candidates seemed to reflect the image of the American Latino. Marco Rubio is the son of Cuban immigrants and fluent in Spanish, and Ted Cruz’s father was born in Cuba. But … Continue reading Cruz, Rubio Not Latino Enough?
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
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 . For this … Continue reading Hunting for the Hispanic Vote
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