Manual RedEye

AUDIO: Behind the scenes at the Courier-Journal

Emily McConville, Content Director

November 7, 2012

"Obama has a commanding but hardly decisive lead ..." A few minutes later that was not the case, as results from more states came in and gave Obama the bump he needed to win re-election. But in order to know that, the news...

Hurricane Sandy, Voter ID laws pose problems in Pennsylvania

Emily McConville, Content Director

November 6, 2012

Sometime-swing state Pennsylvania has consistently chosen President Obama in the polls for the past few weeks, but on Election Day it faced a new set of problems. As Philadelphia resident and 2002 Manual graduate Anne Bornschein...

From the western battleground states

Emily McConville, Content Director

November 6, 2012

Ohio got most of the media attention during the last weeks of the election cycle, but two states that could also come into play are Colorado and Nevada. Should the results in the eastern battleground states prove inconclusive,...

Young Democrats get out the vote in Cincinnati

Emily McConville, Content Director

November 6, 2012

Kentucky is not a battleground state, but its neighbor Ohio is.  This gave the duPont Manual Young Democrats the opportunity to try to influence the swing state's results. Members of the group traveled to Cincinnati today,...

The Ridiculam: 10 headlines we’ll be seeing in the next couple of days

Emily McConville, Content Director

October 22, 2012

1. Romney ahead with fortune-tellers, Obama ahead with bayonet users and Iranian centrifuges 2. Romney lays out tough plan on Iranian nucular facilities; nuclear scientists breathe sigh of relief 3. Candidates shake hands...

The Ridiculam: Manual keeps the barrel, half the student body contracts mono from roaming vuvuzela

Emily McConville, Content Director

October 19, 2012

The high spirits of winning the Male-Manual game for the third year in a row were dampened somewhat by the news that over half of the student body had contracted the same form of mononucleosis. Evidence pointed to a single vuvuzela,...

AUDIO: Demonstrators use presidential debate to promote their beliefs and issues that candidates don’t address

Emily McConville, Content Director

October 4, 2012

Lining University Street on the night of the 2012 Denver Presidential Debate were demonstrators, representing a variety of beliefs and causes. They used the debate as an opportunity to talk to people and address the issues that...