Outside of the whirlwind of classes, a lot went down this week. Here’s a few of the stories we’ve been reading.

  • In his press conference on the Umpqua shooting, Obama pushed the country to finally institute gun regulations. He cited the fact that we are the only advanced nation with mass shootings every few months; other countries like us seem to have figured this out.
  • Vote.usa.gov is launched, creating an easy, centralized way to register online to vote. If your state doesn’t allow online registration, the website automatically pulls up the necessary forms that need to be mailed. It’s as easy as it could get — given current state rules and regulations.
  • Rolling Stone does an extensive interview with Obama on climate change.
  • Lindsey Graham on what Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have in common
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