Zamone “Z” Perez is a reporter for Medill News Service, covering politics. He is a Sophomore journalism and political science double major. Along with writing for MNS, Zamone also is a research fellow for Ufahamu Africa, a podcast featuring life and politics on the African continent. In past terms, he has also written for The Daily Northwestern, focusing on politics and religion.

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Biden Leans Into His Catholicism Ahead of South Carolina Primary

by Zamone "Z" Perez 02-28-2020

Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Sumter, South Carolina, U.S., February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

The former vice president – and the Democratic primary’s only Roman Catholic candidate – attended a morning Mass to have the ash rubbed onto his forehead to be reminded, as the old dictum goes, that from dust he came, and to dust he shall return.