Election Results Updates: 8:40 p.m.

JENNIFER DRURY EDITOR IN CHIEF As the polls close, the results seem to be back and forth. Some states want Clinton, while others want Trump. As of 8:40p.m., CNN's website has reported that Trump has 66 electoral votes with 50.9 percent of...

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The Media’s Role in the Election

JENNIFER DRURY EDITOR IN CHIEF People often look to the media for information and guidance. In this election, in particular, the media has played a big role. "They cover every little thing," said Kathleen Haspel, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at FDU. She described...

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Communication’s Role in the Election

JENNIFER DRURY EDITOR IN CHIEF Communication is always import, especially when it comes to a big decision, such as an election. "I think it's played a major role," said Kathleen Haspel, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at FDU. "We don't really know anything...

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Tight Race in Florida

By Gabriella Shriner CNN has just reported that Trump is polling at 48.9 percent while Clinton is polling at 48.2 percent in Florida. The race is incredibly close, as was expected (and not) by many. This comes at somewhat of...

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8p.m. Polls Close

JENNIFER DRURY EDITOR IN CHIEF A number of polls have just closed in states including New Jersey. According to CNN, in the most recent polls that have closed, Clinton has one in seven states and in D.C. with 68 electoral votes overall....

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The 2016 Election Has Been a “Crazy Race”

JENNIFER DRURY EDITOR IN CHIEF After almost a year and a half of of campaigning, Americans are ready to know who their next president will be.  Alexa Cantor, senior biochemistry/pre-pharmacy major, said she will be "happy" when the election is over. "It's...

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This Election is Both Significant and Historic

JENNIFER DRURY EDITOR IN CHIEF This entire campaign season has been both unpredictable and unconventional. It is no wonder that the election would follow in significance. Matt Katz is a political reporter for WNYC.  He explained why this election is significant in modern...

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Indiana, Kentucky and Vermont Polls Close

JENNIFER DRURY EDITOR IN CHIEF Finally, the election is here and we already have a few results. According to CNN, Trump has won in Indiana and Kentucky, and Clinton has won in Vermont. Trump's win in Indiana does not come as much of a...

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FDU hosts ‘Zero Shades of Gray’

SAMANTHA FABBRICATORE Staff Writer On Oct. 11 and 12, Fairleigh Dickinson University held the “Zero Shades of Gray” seminar about sexual assault. Attending the event was a requirement for all first-year students. The speaker and founder of Collegiate Empowerment, Tony D’Angelo, talked...

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College students limited in knowledge of VP candidates

ATHENA ZINN Contributor Americans are well aware of the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaigns for the presidency, but the same cannot be said regarding the public’s knowledge of the vice presidential candidates, Mike Pence and Tim Kaine. “I really don’t know...

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