Opinion

With the holiday season around the corner, it’s vital to understand the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and act accordingly when it comes to Thanksgiving gatherings. Despite efforts from Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Illinois …

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Early in the day Nov. 7, President-elect Joe Biden was declared the projected winner of the 2020 election. People celebrated the outcome, with videos showing people dancing in the streets of Chicago, New York, Washington D.C. and many other major cities in the United States. The polls indicate Biden won both the electoral votes and the popular votes, even with this news, President Donald Trump still hasn’t conceded.

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It’s been two years since a change to Loyola’s media policy created a crisis that seriously threatened The Phoenix’s ability to do good journalism.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden is the projected winner of the 2020 presidential election. While we may celebrate the end of Donald Trump’s disastrous presidency, let’s not fall asleep and tune out politics. People may cheer about the fact we now have “civility” in the White House. They may cheer about how things will be back to “normal.” But the normal of the Barack Obama years isn’t desirable.

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After a grueling five-day wait period — with my own home state garnering intense scrutiny over its ballot counting — the Associated Press (AP) finally called the race for former Vice President Joe Biden. The 74.8 million people who voted nationally against Trump can breathe a sigh of relief, but only for a second. Establishment Democrats pushed Biden on claims he would help down-ballot races — but that’s obviously not the case.

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“I don’t want a lot for Christmas/ There is just one thing I need,” plays over the speakers in my car as I’m driving to work. As I’m about to full-on belt and dance to this song, I wonder: is it too early to start this?

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Records were broken this year. Some sobering — such as COVID-19 infections and deaths —  but others offered a glimmer of hope in dire times.  While votes are still being counted, this election saw record …

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Every four years Americans are sold on a set of ideas. Not just about the candidates they vote for, or the platforms they espouse, but also about the values of the country that they live in. American presidential elections can make our democracy appear a lot more democratic than it really is.