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Speaker addresses racism in America

Speaker addresses racism in America

Andrea Dale, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

Jamelle Bouie, a political analyst for CBS News and chief political correspondent for Slate Magazine, spoke to students, faculty, and staff about the current state of race relations in the United States and how this state came to be Wednesday night. In his presentation, titled “America, Red...

‘A force to contend with’

‘A force to contend with’

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 2, 2017

Trevion McFarland pushed up his glasses, which had fallen partway down his nose. Wearing a tie and suit jacket, McFarland stood in stark comparison to the athletic shorts and rumpled probably-dirty-but-smells-okay t-shirts of his peers. The sophomore political science major may have passed f...

Two words

Two words

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017

Does anyone else feel like they are in the wrong decade right now? Because recent events have left me muttering the same two words, over and over. Screw Nazis. With all of the bipartisan clashing across the country, it’s easy to get worn down and become desensitized to all the unrest. The pro...

Limitations of statues

Limitations of statues

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor

August 25, 2017

As a child I was told this country was a melting pot of all the world’s cultures brought together to live without persecution; yet if I want to find a statue of a non-white person, I have to resort to Google and pull out a map. Meanwhile one can’t walk due south for an hour without tripping over s...

Evansville community responds to Charlottesville tragedy

Evansville community responds to Charlottesville tragedy

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 13, 2017

A rally held today in Evansville aimed to show support for the people affected by the recent events in Charlottesville.

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