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As the presidential election is almost upon us, the people of the United States have been subjected to the petty slap attacks between our two major candidates over the course of the debates. Audiences have watched as the candidates have bounced insults and ideas off each other and reacted on-the-spot to criticism.
La Verne alumnus and E! News talent Ross Mathews returned to the University Tuesday 10 years after his graduation to host a presidential debate-watching party.
Several students at University of La Verne plan to lend their voice and give their vote this year at the upcoming presidential election.
So here is the storyline of the presidential debates the United States have seen so far. First, it was anarchy with Republican nominee Mitt Romney throwing more misinterpreted facts, yet President Barack Obama was too zoned out to counter-attack, which led some political junkies to his work.
For those wondering about voter registration for the upcoming general election on Nov. 6, there is still time to do so.
Democratic candidate for State Assembly Chris Holden of Pasadena discussed his political platform and talked about the importance of voting in an intimate meet and greet with about six students last week in the Campus Center.
A reporter for The Economist was temporarily handcuffed outside a room where Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was giving a victory speech.
Republican candidates at the foreign policy debate on Saturday were asked to share their views on torture. This question segued into their views on waterboarding. Both Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said that if elected, they would return to the practice of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.
The Associated Students of University of La Verne announced their newly elected officials – all of whom ran unopposed – last week.
For the upcoming election on Tuesday the Campus Times editorial board has some recommendations on a few ballot measures.