Liz Butterfield Assistant News Editor VCU students who went to local polls on Tuesday not only voted on presidential candidates and congressional members, but also helped to appoint new city council members, school board representatives and decide on two proposed Virginia constitutional amendments. Although many students were prepared for the presidential election, few felt they [...]Read more
Charles Wilson Staff Columnist The voting electorate narrowly re-elected president Obama, giving him another shot at doing what he couldn’t do in his first term: reunite the country and rejuvenate a sick economy. Obama was actually re-elected with the highest unemployment rate since Franklin Delano Roosevelt and with a lower percentage of the vote than [...]Read more
Ryan Murphy News Editor Liz Butterfield Assistant News Editor Hundreds of VCU students and Obama supporters flocked to the streets of Richmond after major news networks began calling the 2012 election in Barack Obama’s favor around 11:30 p.m. On Nov. 6, a crowd gathered at the intersection of West Broad and Shafer streets, traffic was [...]Read more
Video included: Hundreds of VCU students and Obama supporters flooded the streets of Richmond after major news networks began calling the 2012 election in Barack Obama’s favor around 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 6.