In Defense of Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin

In Defense of Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin

Democrats must present a united front for success
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist November 4, 2021

Since Biden proposed his three-part Build Back Better plan, valued at $7 trillion, support for Republican control of Congress has risen steadily. Moreover, President Biden’s popularity has dropped 10...

Build back better diplomacy, not what once was

Build back better diplomacy, not what once was

Why Biden's first term must not be an Obama reboot
Ben Falcon, Opinion Columnist February 14, 2021

When George W. Bush became president in 2001, the country was faced with tangled crises, both foreign and domestic. The protracted constitutional crisis that was Bush v. Gore left the nation fiercely divided....

Carmen Mercado leaves Alamo Stadium after voting as poll worker Amy Riggle, class of ‘09, waits outside. Photo credit: Kate Nuelle

Students contend with uncertainty of election

Dana Nichols November 5, 2020

photo by Kate Nuelle Days after election day, students of all political backgrounds are still anxiously waiting for updates on presidential election voting results. "I’d always imagined, four years...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

The Ghosts of GOP Future

Ben Falcon September 10, 2020

illustration by Ren Rader I’m sure you’ve heard that this is the "most important election of our lifetime." It’s an old cliché often thrown around by politicians and activists on both sides....

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