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The Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 16

Juliana Slocum November 12, 2020
In this episode of the Weekly Wrap Up, editors discuss topics ranging from the winner of the 2020 presidential election, local elections, voter suppression, to art and music.
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The album cover of POTUS by Daniel W. Jacobsen. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Satirical album runs down the ugly history of United States presidents

Lajiere Blake November 7, 2020
Artist David W. Jacobsen released “POTUS,” a humorous album serving as an homage to former U.S. presidents who are often overlooked. Each song on “POTUS” teaches the listener something new.
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President Obama, above, is entering his last few months is office. During his time, Obama was able to connect to the people using  social media.

#ThanksObama for helping bring politics to social media

Michael Kohut January 24, 2016
Like it or not, his presidency is coming to an end this year, but in his eight-year tenure he’s left a certain mark on his office.
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Why did we turn our backs on politics?

The Statesman September 10, 2012
Although the election is 57 days away, our generation still lacks a voice. The conventions concluded Thursday, the presidential nominees became official and Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will duke it out on Nov. 6. But here’s the real question: why don’t we care?
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