What We’re Reading: 6th Week



Big week on campus and election-wise. Here’s what we’re reading to stay caught-up:

Edit: This is also particularly pertinent to discussions that have taken place on campus this week.

On-campus news includes the resignation of a well-known UChicago molecular biologist on charges of sexual misconduct.

People with concealed weapons permits can now openly carry guns on the state’s college campuses.

Rick Santorum dropped out of the race last Wednesday and endorsed Rubio on Thursday but had some trouble remembering what the Florida senator had accomplished.

Political Scientist Norm Ornstein argues that only Clinton’s realism can keep congress from treating a democratic president the way they have Obama.

Rubio’s campaign presents him as a change-inspiring republican Obama but in fact he’s conventional enough that democrats can beat him.

The Times has deemed Kasich “the only plausible choice for Republicans tired of extremism and inexperience.” And you should all appreciate the Leviathan reference at the beginning.

As Republicans argue over who has the fewest ties to Washington, The Times says Dems are lucky to have the chance to nominate “one of the most broadly and deeply qualified presidential candidates in modern history.”

An old-ish but really nice profile of Bernie Sanders, no matter which side you’re on.


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