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Out of the Darkness: Protests in South Korea

Nov. 26 was the fifth consecutive Saturday protestors have joined the streets of South Korea’s capital, Seoul, to demonstrate in opposition to the president. Crowds have been calling for President Park Geun-hye to resign after she allegedly assisted close family friends in committing extortion. Images of President Park’s face have Read More

To the Victor Go the Spoils: Trump’s Cabinet Selections

With the 2016 election in America’s rearview mirror, President-elect Donald Trump is now tasked with choosing his Cabinet. As of November 30, President-elect Trump has formally nominated seven individuals to his Cabinet. The array ranges from a tycoon of the steel and coal industry to a former member of the Read More

A Call for Unity: Coming Together Post-Election

On Thursday, November 10th, in the wake of the 2016 election, the inter-varsity club—alongside the St. Mary’s Black Student Union and Latinos Unidos—organized a march for peace and unity to reinforce the importance of community in a time of great divisiveness. The event began at 8p.m. at the Campus Center. Read More

A Recap of Election 2016: “Predicting the Outcome”

The 2016 election season draws to a close, marking a turbulent journey for the Republican and Democratic nominees, a journey that was so often marred by misconduct. To cap off the campaigns, St. Mary’s hosted a discussion of the election that included not only the individuals at the top of Read More