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OPINION: Biden’s first 100 days: the good, the bad and the ugly

April 30 marked 100 days since President Biden was sworn in, and I think it’s fair to reflect on what he has done thus far. Before I give my perspective, it is only fair that I explain what my perspective is. I am a believer in democracy in the workplace, which means workers should either be at or share the helm of the business they work for. I supported Bernie Sanders in 2020. That being said, let’s dive in. I will be dividing his actions into three categories: the pandemic, domestic policy and foreign policy.

President Biden signs 17 executive orders; begins to reverse Trump directives

Biden jump-started his presidency today by signing 17 executive actions, working to reverse the decisions of the previous administration while also establishing several avenues of Covid-19 relief.

Joe Biden sworn in as the 46th President of the United States

Today, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. The inauguration makes history with Vice President Kamala Harris being sworn in as the first woman, first Black American and first South Asian American to be elected to the position.

OPINION: Congress more unified in wake of attack on Capitol Building

A long-divided country and government met its breaking point on Jan. 6th — a date that will be remembered as one of the darkest days in United States history. Yet out of the ashes of insurrection is a more unified American government that has the clear intent to preserve the Constitution.

Making sense of the 2020 election: College professor weighs in

The 2020 presidential election was a pivotal moment in the history of the nation, especially for those on the threshold of adulthood.

President-Elect Biden lays out first 100 days in office

Joe Biden, the 46th President-Elect of the United States, will take office in January with many promises to keep. 

Joe Biden begins transition to White House

Joe Biden had a historic win on Nov. 7. He defeated incumbent President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. After a hard-fought campaign by both parties and about a week of initial vote counting, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were elected to office in an election held in a trying time in American history. 

Vice Presidential Debate runs smoothly, sets stage for contested election

The Vice Presidential debate earlier this month, and the only one this election cycle, went smoothly, giving voters a clearer picture on the two candidates.

Office of presidency rises to a historically unparalleled level of power as trial nears close

Faced with the question of whether or not to extend the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump by allowing the official testimony of several key witnesses, the Senate voted on Friday, Jan. 31, largely along party lines against witnesses, in a 51-49 decision, according to the New York Times.

College hosts inauguration for 16th president

Under an archway of blue and yellow balloons lead the path to the Student Recreation Center, which hosted a momentous occasion in the College’s history — where Dr. Kathryn A. Foster would be inaugurated as the 16th President of the College on May 3.

Foster addresses campus controversies

As the College begins its recovery process from a rather tumultuous year, The Signal sat down with College President Kathryn Foster to assess how she has been processing her first year so far and what her hopes are for the rest of the semester.

President proposes budget for next fiscal year

College President Kathryn Foster invited students and staff to a discussion regarding the Fiscal Year 2020 budget. It was held in the Education Building Room 212 on April 2 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Foster presents budget framework to SG

Student Government welcomed College President Kathryn Foster and approved a new club at its meeting on March 13.

Foster begins tenure as College president

As the clock struck midnight on July 1, the campus community experienced a change far more significant than flipping to the next page on the calendar — the date marked the end of former College President R. Barbara Gitenstein’s time as the school’s leader and the beginning of College President Kathryn Foster’s tenure.

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