If you ask any politically aware person about the state of American politics today, they will likely characterize it with one word: polarization.
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Rhea Da Costa is a third-year undergraduate student pursuing art and design with a major in drawing and minor in cinema. Rhea served as resident artist for Happy Medium Magazine’s 2023 winter edition. She intends to continue with illustration work in publications post graduation while always attempting to break into the animation industry for character design and storyboards. She was born in Goa, India, but grew up in New York, now in the Bronx. She works as a graphic designer for Binghamton University’s Harpur Edge. Follow Rhea’s art page @rheadeecee on Instagram!
SCOTUS Hears Arguments in Moore v. Harper: Independent State Legislature Doctrine May Have Implications for Federal Election Processes
At stake? Democracy itself—a broad adoption of the ISL doctrine could result in rogue legislatures stripping previously-guaranteed voting rights protections from the state constitution with no ability for state courts to protect these rights.
How Chinese President Xi’s Reelection May Impact Taiwan and the US
Xi Jinping holds the three highest positions in the Chinese Communist Party, wielding more power than any of his predecessors, and he might be here to say.
Trinidad & Tobago’s Politics are Marked by a Racial and Cultural Divide—Here’s Why
Two large political parties in Trinidad and Tobago are largely separated by race—an outcome of centuries of European colonization.
Binghamton University Alum Hakeem Jeffries Becomes New House Minority Leader in Democratic Leadership Shakeup
With Jeffries becoming more prominent in American politics now than ever before, Happy Medium offers a profile of the congressman as a politician and as a Binghamton alum.
Student Candidate Chance Fiorisi Stakes His Claim for Binghamton City Council
BU undergraduate aims to knock on every door in the district with the goal of building a grassroots campaign.