Graphic by Nate Barton Donald Trump (Republican) “He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured,” Trump said of Arizona Sen. John McCain at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, according to Ben Schreckinger's article titled, "Trump attacks McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured,'" published by Politico on … [Read more...] about Best of the Worst Quotes from the 2016 Election
Graphic by Nate Barton A few months back, I was an avid Senator Bernie Sanders supporter. I was sick and tired of the discriminatory verbiage of GOP nominee Donald Trump and simultaneously sick and tired of the classic manipulative political lingo of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. I finally found Sanders, a candidate who had been hands-on and involved with the … [Read more...] about With Our Broken Political System, Consider A Third Party
Design by Nate Barton, Photos courtesy of the Clinton, Trump, Johnson, Stein campaign websites DEMOCRATIC PARTY Presidential nominee: Hillary Clinton Clinton served in the U.S. Senate from 2001 to 2009, a position from which she left to accept the position of Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Barack Obama. A Yale Law School graduate, Clinton has … [Read more...] about Who Are They Really?
Photos by Daniel CasoIn the midst of crazy shopping seasons, sweaty lines and terrarium stands, we often zone out of the world around us. Unfortunately, we seldom recognize the background noise, and more specifically, those making it. Third Street Promenade is a long street in Santa Monica with shops on either side. It has a central walkway paved with brick-type stone where … [Read more...] about Plugged Into Santa Monica – Currents Magazine Spring 2016
Art by Peau Porotesano As a result of being someone who tends to sway liberal both politically and religiously, I was a bit hesitant to enroll at a university with a conservative and religious reputation. The university was founded in the Church of Christ tradition, and the Office of Church Relations was developed to make sure that Pepperdine maintained its strong … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Diversity Breeds Discussion Rather than Hate