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‘Don’t be afraid to be Democrats’

‘Don’t be afraid to be Democrats’

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2020

Democrats are gearing up for an important election determining the direction the state and local community could be heading for in the next half decade.  Dana Black, deputy chair for engagement for the Indiana Democratic party, spoke to local and student Democrats Tuesday night to rally their engagemen...

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

September 24, 2019

Anna Ardelean said that you can’t get upset about voting results if you don’t show up.  The President of the College Democrats said that after the 2016 election, many young people were upset about the results and were energized to take part in the change. According to a report from the Institut...

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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