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Who is Bernie Sanders?

Bernie Sanders, a potential Democratic candidate in the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential election, turned heads in the past months with his left-sided notions and “Feel the Bern” campaign slogan.Sanders,...

2016 presidential candidacy heating up

With the 2016 Presidential Elections right around the corner, the competition between GOP candidates continues to heat up amongst each other and the polls.Currently, there are five main leading candidates...

Gingrich visits UNCW: No plans to drop out, brings message for young voters

Chris Faircloth | The Seahawk April 17, 2012

And then there were three. Rick Santorum has dropped out of the presidential race, leaving Newt Gingrich in second place for the Republican nomination, followed by Ron Paul in third, but they are both...

Gingrich rally left students with unanswered questions

"I want to talk to you today, particularly the young people, about where you're at and the challenges your generation is facing," said Newt Gingrich at his April 4 rally at UNCW's Lumina Theater.Gingrich's...

Romney takes massive lead over opponents for GOP presidential nomination

Chris Faircloth | Staff Writer April 8, 2012

Following wins in all three primaries last Tuesday, the former Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, has all but clinched the Republican Party nomination for president. The large lead has earned Romney...

Newt Gingrich holds rally at UNCW

Newt Gingrich, still vying for the GOP nomination, made an impromptu stop at UNCW today. He spoke in Lumina Theater at 3:30 p.m., the room packed with students and community members, supporters and...

Iran and America Can and Should be Friendly

James Edmonds | Staff Writer March 17, 2012

As soon as you read the title, it's likely you rolled your eyes. That's pretty typical of the attitude Americans take toward Iran. Iranians have that same attitude. The idea behind the attitude is that...

Presidential candidate rejects college-level education

On the evening of the Arizona and Michigan political primary, former senator from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum called President Obama a "snob" for supporting higher education."He wants everybody in America...

Candidates participate in final republican primary debate

Chris Faircloth | Staff Writer February 25, 2012

The last scheduled debate of the Republican primary season was held Feb. 22 in Arizona, one week before voting in Arizona and Michigan. All four remaining candidates participated in the debate, which was...

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