Republican Tax Plan Receives Mixed Reviews

By Michael McCurry The Republican plan for an expansive tax overhaul hit a late snag on Thursday as party leaders rushed to prevent several members from derailing the entire plan. The debate is now expected to spill into Friday night. Two of the GOP’s shakiest voters are Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) are both retiring from the Senate and will not be … Continue reading Republican Tax Plan Receives Mixed Reviews

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Candidates for President Present their Platforms

By Kassel Franco Garibay and Anna Gombert Elections for Student Government president and vice president will take place on Friday, December 1 with Manny Lopez (’19) and Alessandra Le Pera (’20) running against Salma Mahmoud (’19) and Shehab Marzouk (’20). Students will be able to vote online on the Path, or in person from 9 to 11 a.m. in Brothers College and from 11 a.m … Continue reading Candidates for President Present their Platforms

Violence at the Hands of Police in Catalonia Over Referendum Vote

By Ellie Kreidie Spain is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. On October 1, 2017, the region of Spain known as Catalonia voted on an independence referendum. According to the Government of Catalonia, in a 91.96 percent to 8.04 percent decision, the people of Catalonia, or the 42.58 percent who turned out to vote, voted to leave the Spanish union. But that vote doesn’t … Continue reading Violence at the Hands of Police in Catalonia Over Referendum Vote

Hurricane Harvey Causes Damage to Texas

By Katelynn Fleming This past week, Hurricane Harvey swept through western Texas and much of Louisiana, defying Texas state records on sustained landfall. With winds of 110 mph, gusts up to 132 mph and storm surges up to 10 feet in coastal areas, it is no surprise that Harvey imbued affected areas with intense flooding. Estimates of damage, primarily caused by flooding, range wildly from … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey Causes Damage to Texas

Drew University Ranked Highly by The Princeton Review and The Fiske Guide to Colleges

By Colleen Dabrowski This summer, Drew University was featured in both the Fiske Guide for College and “Colleges that Create Futures”, a sub-listing of The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges” in which Drew was also featured. The Princeton Review’s sublist has rated universities based on eight categories –– academics and administration, demographics, extracurriculars, politics, quality of life, schools by type, social scene, and town … Continue reading Drew University Ranked Highly by The Princeton Review and The Fiske Guide to Colleges

Students Respond to DACA’s Rescission

By Anna Gombert Despite the rain, over 50 students and some faculty showed up in Tolley/Brown Circle last night to hold a vigil for the repeal of DACA or Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals. President Trump announced on Tuesday, September 5, that he would try to repeal the policy that allows immigrants who came here as minors the ability to work and obtain higher education. … Continue reading Students Respond to DACA’s Rescission

Lead Found in Gilbert House Drinking Water…Again

By Violet Wallerstein Lead has been found in the water once again in Gilbert House. Gilbert was one of the buildings that had tested positive for lead back in January along with Smith House, S.W. Bowne and the Rose Library. While campus officials announced they were taking steps to remedy the problems, the issue is still present. Additionally, no new updates have been given to … Continue reading Lead Found in Gilbert House Drinking Water…Again