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Mines Students Testify on Bill to End Conversion Therapy

While the legislative process may sometimes seem far removed from engineering, two Mines students are utilizing their experiences and involvement to advocate for the abolition of conversion therapy. Colorado HB1156 prohibits licensed health professionals from performing conversion therapy on patients under the age of 18. The bill defines conversion therapy as “efforts that seek to…

Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson, one of the leading Republican presidential candidates for 2016, was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Carson attended Yale University for his undergraduate education and then went on to The University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center. Carson then remained at…

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

The success of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has taken both the country and media by storm. An appearance by Trump has proved to be a major ratings booster for networks. He has easily been one of the most quotable candidates thanks to his blunt manner when handling questions. Many people feel that being politically correct…

Marco Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio (R-FL) was born in Miami, Florida, in 1971 to Cuban immigrants. He grew up in Florida, earning his B.A. in political science at the University of Florida and his J.D. degree cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. Rubio began his career in politics with his election to the West…

Hillary Clinton

Secretary Hillary Clinton

The preliminary election season has so far been defined by outsider politicians. These candidates all promise to reign in the crippling inefficacy of the federal government resulting from the last eight years. Former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has been plagued by mistakes made during the Obama administration and discredited by many for being too…

Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders has been fighting for American working class families for his entire political career, since he was first elected as mayor of Burlington, Vermont. Prior to his election, he was involved in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, where Sanders participated in the March on Washington in 1963, and worked to organize student-led…

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