Unless you were under a rock this summer, most of the political headlines in July and August were about the debt ceiling debate.
New York State Senate passed the Marriage Equality Act, legalizing same-sex marriage across the state. It was signed immediately by Governor Andrew Cuomo on June 24, 2011.
Mike Migliaro is a sophomore majoring in Applied Communication. Migliaro is a Sophomore Senator and is also involved on the Human Relations Committee which works on public relations around the nearby communities and promoting events open to the public, such as the Big Event. As a Senator, he gives his opinion on certain issues and […]
Picture yourself in a small prison cell. The long years have been passing. Thinking back on it, you can hardly remember when exactly it was you were put there, but you know one thing; you were innocent and you have been serving time in place of the true criminal.
Many of today’s youth choose not to follow the world of politics, thinking that the decisions made by politicians have no effect on them. What college students and young adults sometimes fail to recognize is that all decisions made by the politicians in office either directly or indirectly affect them now or will affect them in the near future.
Jackie Reed is a senior, holding the position of President Pro-Tempore on the Student Government Association’s Senate. She is a communication major focusing on the public relations and journalism cluster. Her position involves filling in for the Vice President of SGA if he or she in not present, and delegates tasks.
In 1917, the first 32 soldiers arrived at what was then called Camp Little Silver, after the near-by town. Once a potato farm, the location was considered ideal because it was close to river and rail transportation. It was named Fort Monmouth in 1925 and soon be-came a breeding ground for many technological innovations, such as radio advances and language interpreters.
When campaigning, politicians often overlook the importance of the young voters. During President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, he made it a point to reach out to today’s youth and to hear what they had to say. His campaigning led the youngest members of the United States’ electorate to vote, the majority of whom voted Democratic.
Brandon Karkovice and Arielle Giordano of the University Debate Hawks competed in the Arizona Debate Institute at Arizona State University this summer. Karkovice said, “The debaters were almost as intense as the heat, but the week- long research was extremely beneficial.”
Oscar Sanchez, a junior, is majoring in Communications with a specialization in Public Relations and Journalism. His minors are Business Administration and Information Technology. After college, Sanchez hopes to receive his Masters degree in Communication either at San Diego State, New York University, Boston University, or the University of Miami. Ultimately, he wants to work […]