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Op-Ed: A Political Update and Futurecast

By Michelle Adams and Nick Melillo

With election time approaching, it’s important to remember that each and every vote that makes it to ballot counts towards one candidate’s policies, which directly impact the future of our country. Especially as college students and young citizens, it is important for us to stay informed and active in the country’s political endeavors, in order to have our voice – the voice of the future – heard by our representatives.

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Nov. 4 elections need student involvement

Rachel Stalker, ‘Doah Staff Writer October 22, 2014 With the elections on Nov. 4 fast approaching, many states, including Virginia, will elect new representatives for various roles in state and federal government. As the election gets closer, it is important to remember that it is our right, not privilege, to vote. The United States government gives every citizen, who is

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Former governor charged with corruption

Shelby DeHaven, ‘Doah Managing Editor January 29, 2014 Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen were indicted on Tuesday, Jan. 21 on 14 counts of corruption. Bob McDonnell was the 71st Governor of Virginia, serving his term from Jan. 2010 to Jan. 2014. This charges include taking “thousands of dollars of gifts, loans and perks from Jonnie R.

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Schultz tapped to join McAuliffe’s transition team

Hilary Legge, ‘Doah Managing Editor November 20, 2013 One of Shenandoah University’s very own, Dr. Karen Schultz, has been named to Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe’s Common Ground for Virginia Transition Committee. Currently the director of the Center for Public Service and Scholarship, Schultz is an esteemed member of the Winchester community and is an outspoken advocate for community service and education.

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Moving forward in Syria

Hilary Legge, ‘Doah Managing Editor November 6, 2013 On Thursday, Oct. 31, international inspectors announced that Syria had successfully destroyed its chemical-weapons production facilities. The deadline for this to be accomplished was the following day, Nov. 1. The completion of this first stage bodes well for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the group working to rid Syria

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