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On Monday, Sept. 26 Hofstra University was host the the first presidential debate in the 2016 election as well as a multitude of protests. Although there were designated locations for public assembly and free speech where protests and rallies could be… continue reading »
"No One Is Listening"
Students flooded the cable network headquarters in the center of Hofstra University's campus as reporters swarmed for interviews. Protesters generally wandered in groups, wearing eye-catching attire and holding attention-getting posters. Raven, speaking on behalf of her group's association with Black Lives Matter, was interviewed by CNN. She said, "We are all anti-Trump, but Hillary isn't our first ... Continue reading →
A Voice in the Crowd
During the debate party in Adam’s Playhouse on the campus of Hofstra, you could here laughter erupting from the crowd as candidates Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton sounded off against each other in their first face-to-face confrontation. Amidst the laughter was one voice that stood with their candidate instead of viewing the show as […]
Jill Stein supports protest at Hofstra barricades
    Photos by Harrison Samaniego, Text by Halle Parker, Sept. 26, 2016 HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Paralleling the barring of third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, people without credentials or university-affiliated ID cards were denied access to the Hofstra University’s debate area, including the media perimeter. A temporary metal fence was erected around the […]
Vermin Supreme takes campaign to Hofstra
  Photo by Harrison Samaniego, Text by Halle Parker, Sept. 26, 2016 HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – For thirty years, Vermin Love Supreme has run for president simply because he can. “All you have to say is I’m so-and-so and I’m running for president and it becomes fact,” he said, the boot atop his head shaking precariously. […]
Passionate Tears
Raising their hands up high, three ladies lead a small group of Black Lives Matter student protestors on Hofstra's campus just hours before the first presidential debate. Vanessa Genevieve (middle), "I feel very passionate about the Black Lives Matter movement." Chanting, "Hands up, don't shoot," she tears up. She said she wasn't crying because she was scared or sad, ... Continue reading →
Retired NYPD Officer Speaks Out
Alleged former NYPD Officer actively protests above everyone else, literally. While this man was not willing to share his name, it did not render him from preaching his views from a ledge on the sidewalk on Hofstra campus that stood above the rest of the other crowds who were protesting. His voice was loud and … Continue reading Retired NYPD Officer Speaks Out
Campaign Trail 2016-09-27 11:48:56
Photo Taken By: Brea Fowlkes Angelica Beneke As the debate intensified outside of the Fox News watch center, Hofstra University …

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