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Engaging discussion at post election forum

Sara Myers, [email protected]

December 8, 2016

Filed under News

On Nov. 30, a five presentation forum about the recent presidential election was held in Doudna Hall. Political science associate professor and department chair Travis Nelson worked as the host of the forum. Sociology professor...

Hilary Duff for President

Hilary Duff for President

October 26, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Trump sign burned on the stake

Letter to the Editor

October 26, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: We are heartbroken and angry over the recent burning of our political sign. Yes, it was a Trump sign, but please read on. This gets interesting! A young man clad only in his underwear - no socks, shoes, shirt,...

Student voters drive governance

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

April 11, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Voting is the heart of a democratic system of governance.  It allows the people to choose for themselves who will lead, shape and represent them.  Whether school, local, state or federal, an American’s right to vote is what...

Does Obama’s ethnicity really matter?

Rachel Schneider, Guest Columnist

November 29, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Does it really matter that Obama is black? It may be the sweet young age I currently am, but it really doesn’t bother me. I know the history of black slaves and white masters, but is anyone but a vampire really white? Yes,...


Roseanne Olsen

October 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

President Obama cut the banks out of the student-loan process as middlemen. By so doing, Obama saved taxpayers $61 billion that will be given to 3 million students by way of Pell Grants and other aid. Obama assured that...

V.P. debates have impact

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2012

Filed under Opinions

On Thursday the Vice Presidential debate will be broadcasted to the public. While it is essentially the equivalent of a division II football game, Vice Presidential debates can make a difference despite the less seasoned orators’...

Eastwood’s speech politically inappropriate

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 13, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Clint Eastwood’s speech was humorous and entertaining. And that’s exactly what was inappropriate about it. The lines that separate politics and entertainment became muddled when Clint Eastwood’s speech at the Republican...

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