Thursday, October 21, 2021

Students gather in Sunnen Lounge for vice presidential debate watch party

Gwenyth Williams, political science professor, led Webster students in a discussion last night after the vice presidential debate.

OPINION: Don’t cast your vote for an issue, cast it for a candidate

It is your responsibility as a voter to recognize the issues our nation faces and the issues important to you, and balance them on the ballot.

OPINION: Politically Incorrect: Why you shouldn’t vote for anyone in the presidential election

In reality, it doesn’t matter which candidate you vote for. A President Romney would make very similar decisions to a re-elected President Obama.

OPINION: Right lane closed ahead: How the GOP got the Obama presidency wrong and...

Politics aside, there is something strange happening to the Republican Party in this presidential race — something we haven’t really seen before. For the first time, the party’s complaints about the incumbent democratic president are completely and totally false.

OPINION: The case for Obama’s re-election

Would you rather have a president give you what you want, or what you need? It’s not a policy question, exactly, but since policy seems lacking in this election cycle, let’s ask. How about it? What you want, or what you need?

VIDEO: Shrewsbury woman votes in her 19th presidential election

ValDeane Faires greeted her tabby cat as she walked into her kitchen for breakfast at 5:30 a.m. Normally, ValDeane wakes up at noon. But it was Election Day, and she wanted to beat the long lines.

CHARTS: Who the Board of Trustees donated to in the 2011-2012 Election Cycle

See which candidates (Presidential, Mo. races for U.S. House, and Mo. race for U.S. Senate) the Board of Trustees and their spouses donated to during the 2011-2012 election cycle.

Q&A with campaign political director, Webster grad

Tyler Holman graduated from Webster University in May 2012 with a degree in political science. Now, he works as the political director for Republican Dave Spence’s campaign for governor.

INTERACTIVE: International Students share views on U.S. election

Students from Ecuador, Nepal and Rwanda talk about what's wrong with U.S. politics and their home politics. They share who they would vote for president if they could.

Webster student attended 2012 Democratic National Convention

Last month, Webster University graduate student Kasey Summerville played a role in the nomination of President Barack Obama at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

RACE FOR THE WHITE HOUSE: The Presidential Race

The Journal writes about some of the positions presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have taken.

ON THE BALLOT: Missouri Propositions and Amendment

The Journal writes about what a "yes" and "no" vote means on the propositions and amendment to be found on a St. Louis County Ballot this Nov. 6.

How to vote

Unsure of how and where to vote? Check out this post and learn the process behind your civic duty.

Students vote for first time in presidential election

Study said first-timers were more likely to support President Obama reelection.

OPINION: Obama destroys Romney on national security

If Mitt Romney wants a chance at the White House, he needs to start tackling foreign policy and Obama's strong national security background.

RACE FOR THE SHOW-ME STATE: Missouri Executive Offices

The Journal writes about some of the positions candidates for Missouri executive offices have taken.