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Democratic Party should keep its moderates on the bench in 2020

Democratic Party should keep its moderates on the bench in 2020

According to RealClearPolitics, only four candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary have broken 15 percent support nationally. (Photo courtesy of Sean Rayford, Paras Griffin, Joe Raedle / Getty Images) Troy Lafond Connector Editor There are currently 17 major candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary nomination, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Senators Kamala Harris

Daughter of China: Left a lifetime of questions by one nation’s one child policy

“One Child Nation” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2019, before a select-theaters national release on August 9, 2019. (Photo courtesy of ReasonTV) Amariah Condon Connector Contributor At 11 months old, I arrived in America with no evidence of my Chinese birth aside from a packet of documents which listed my birth

Comedian and politcal commentator Trevor Noah to take the stage at the Tsongas

Trevor Noah has hosted ‘The Daily Show’ since September of 2015. (Courtesy of Comedy Central Press) Valeria Montoya Connector Contributor Comedian Trevor Noah is coming to Lowell this fall. Appearing at the Tsongas Arena on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m, Noah will bring his comedic relief, political wit, and unparalleled humor as seen on

UMass Lowell to host Garret Felber for lecture on Malcolm X and police brutality

The speaking event on police brutality and Malcolm X will be held on Nov. 30 in O’Leary Room 222. (Courtesy of Anglonautes) Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff With the growing number of cases involving police brutality, the History Department, along-side the Working Class on Race and Ethnicity at UMass Lowell, has decided to invite speaker Garret Felber

MSNBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki addresses the state of the Trump administraton

Friday’s speaking engagement was one of many the NBC correspondent has done at UMass Lowell. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff It has been a year since the 2016 presidential election and citizens are now looking back to what the current Trump administration has, or has not, accomplished while in office. At UMass

Opinion: Election season was fun until it was scary

President-elect Donald Trump earned 290 electoral college votes to win the 2016 presidential election Tuesday night. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Christopher Romano Connector Staff On the morning of November 7th, I began to write my thoughts about the 2016 presidential election. Throughout the day, I completed my article for The Connector. I wrote about

What’s really killing Trump’s campaign

Donald Trump speaks during a debate with Se. Hillary Clinton. (Getty Images) Owen Johnson Connector Staff This past Columbus Day weekend has been the worst in Donald Trump’s whole campaign. After the release of the tapes where Trump is heard talking about sexually assaulting a woman, which he attempted to pass off as locker room

Clinton falls short in polls after health concerns

Liam Elliot Connector Contributor Sept. 11, Democratic Party Nominee for President Hillary Clinton had to leave the 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony she was attending for apparent medical reasons. Her campaign originally came out with a statement 90 minutes after her departure saying she “felt overheated.” The Conservative news circle soon started circulating a video that seemed

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