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University unaffected by government shutdown

University unaffected by government shutdown

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 13, 2019

The United States government shutdown, now the longest federal closure in history, has left the university relatively unaffected. Director of University Communications John Farless said at this point in the closure, USI “has seen no negative repercussions from the government shut down.” Th...

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...

A democratic perspective

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Roughly four months ago, the United States elected the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. This was by far one of the most controversial elections America has ever seen. I started wondering how all those people who attended anti-Trump rallies and loyal Hillary Clinton supporters...

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