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Election rapidly approaching, more college students voting

Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary
October 29, 2020

The presidential election is quickly approaching.  Current President Donald Trump is running for his second term in the Republican Party. Former Vice President Joe Biden is running as the Democratic...

Governor delays Indiana primary election to June 2

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Friday delaying the state’s primary election to June 2.
March 20, 2020

  Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced Friday the state’s primary election will be moved to June 2. The original election was scheduled for May 5. All dates corresponding with the primary...

McCullough elected SGA president

Kelsey McCullough
August 29, 2019

The SGA General Assembly unanimously elected Executive Vice President Kelsey McCullough as the organization's next president at its meeting Aug. 29. McCullough was the only candidate to apply for president...

Republicans relish victory

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch said that she believes Hoosiers believe that Indiana is headed in the right direction.
GOP sweeps U.S. Senate, House seats
November 6, 2018

Republicans in Indiana swept into a crucial victory that determined the fate of the United States Senate during Tuesday’s midterm elections. Jasper businessman Mike Braun, R-IN, defeated one-term...

2018 Election Center

2018 Election Center
November 6, 2018

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Election committee votes to remove candidate from ballot, will appeal decision

The university election committee voted March 22 to remove Student Government Association presidential candidate Trevion McFarland from the ballot on charges that he campaigned outside of the campaign period set by the committee, interfered in the election process and disrupted the integrity of the election.
March 27, 2018

The university election committee voted March 22 to remove Student Government Association presidential candidate Trevion McFarland from the ballot on charges that he campaigned outside of the campaign...

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election
March 14, 2018

Photo Illustration by Abigail Stanley Election season is here and it is heating up. Candidates for the SGA elections are now campaigning and will try to get the support they need before the elections...

SGA elects new president

February 20, 2017

The Student Government Association elected Christina Lutes as the organization’s new president following the resignation of former president Ashley Wright three weeks ago.   Interim president...

Reaction is worth a thousand words

Reaction is worth a thousand words
December 8, 2016

​A few weeks ago, a new president was elected into office. The president has the ability to appoint the leaders of each branch of government, sign in new laws, abolish laws the previous leader signed...

Local journalist focuses on media, election

Local journalist focuses on media, election
November 29, 2016

Rain drops raced down the freshly washed windows as the chatter filled room hushed to an expectant silence. Brad Byrd, lead news anchor for Eyewitness News, cleared his throat and thanked the room of...

‘We didn’t see this coming’

'We didn't see this coming'
Professor, College Republicans, Democrats react to election
November 18, 2016

Teddi Rausch hasn’t spoken to her mother since election night. “She’s from a different era and I just can’t fight it,” she said. “No matter what I say, I’m still just the dumb millennial...

Medicine for the heart

Medicine for the heart
November 16, 2016

In this post-election season, I feel we have forgotten something very important. We have forgotten Thanksgiving; we have forgotten to be thankful. I remember growing up, my mother had my siblings and...

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