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Democrats suffer tough Indiana losses

Melissa Moore, EVSC School Board Candidate, waits expectantly for the results of the election Tuesday night.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

November 7, 2018

Jeff Hatfield broke out in a smile as he was announced as the newest Vanderburgh County Commissioner. His friends and family erupted in cheers and applause, hugging each other as they wiped away tears. “We worked on this every day for 6 months,” Hatfield, D-Evansville, said. “I have an enormously talented family...

‘I want to be a voice for my community’

'I want to be a voice for my community'

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

March 13, 2018

Photo courtesy of Christopher Weyer Christopher Weyer started working at 15 years old, and for as long as he could remember, he knew he wanted to serve his country. The senior political science, international studies and Spanish major tried to join the military at 17 years old but was told he n...

Letter to the Editor: suggestion for Democratic Party

Stewart Epstein

January 17, 2018

Dear Editor: I have a suggestion for the national Democratic Party in terms of what its “message” should be for the 2018 and 2020 elections.  Back in 1987, I heard Bill Clinton give a speech in which he said something that I really agreed with. He said ---”People have RIGHTS and RESPONSIBILITI...

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