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Delayed dropouts: Do political candidates stay too long?

This year, Whim has covered several interesting developments in the Republican presidential race. As journalists, students, and citizens, we should all take some interest in the more obvious and pivotal aspects of the campaign — one of which undoubtedly occurred last week, when far-right conservative Rick Santorum announced the termination of his presidential bid. An underdog from the beginning, Santorum won 11 state primaries (and trailed front-runner Mitt Romney by eight votes in the Iowa caucuses) before his withdrawal. Continue reading Delayed dropouts: Do political candidates stay too long?

From our perspective: All service members deserve protection

The Pentagon announced that an additional 1% of military jobs will be open to women within a few months, though most combat career fields will remain off-limits.

While we think this is a step in the right direction, some of America’s public figures argued against it. Continue reading From our perspective: All service members deserve protection