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Will Hillary’s Bid for President Come to an Abrupt End?

By Steve Rusakiewicz, News Writer 

As the race for President enters the election year, candidates on all sides are jockeying for party nominations and getting their messages out to the public.  Among them is Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and First Lady.  As the Democratic primary election races began heating up this month, Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders have been engaging in spirited debates on subjects ranging from healthcare to foreign policy to alleviating the burdens of the modern working-class citizen.  The race between Clinton and Sanders currently follows the arc of the famous fable “The Tortoise and the Hare,” with Sanders off to a very slow start in terms of poll numbers, but making steady gains along the way and even taking the lead from Clinton in Vermont, New Hampshire and closing to within the margin of error in Iowa.  Despite these strong showings from Clinton, her campaign may be in serious danger of derailment due to her testimony regarding the nature of information contained on her private email server.

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New Year’s Resolutions

By Tim Maninger, Features Writer 

It is not quite New Year’s yet, but no doubt some are already considering the resolutions they will make for 2016. Unfortunately whether the goal is to get healthy, break a habit, or try something new, most of the time it is forgotten within the first few weeks of the new year. This loss of motivation may have any of a number of causes, but many times it may simply be the way a goal is expressed and the reasons behind it. Amy Cuddy is a social psychologist and associate professor at Harvard business school, and in an interview with Business Insider she explains some of the science behind setting goals. She argues that the way goals are made and thought of can be as important, if not more so, than actual drive to accomplish said goal, and gives four main problems with the way people set goals: dealing in absolutes, framing in negativity, focusing on the outcome, and relying on outside forces.

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