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Education is empowerment

November 11, 2016
It immediately disenfranchises young voters to not educate them.

Panel answers students post-election questions

November 11, 2016

Dilek Ocak cleared her throat and spoke her question clearly into the microphone. Ocak, a first-semester graduate student in communication studies, was one of the many students squeezed into Kleymeyer...

It’s too late

November 9, 2016
It was 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when I found out Trump won the election. Immediately my phone dropped from my hands and tears welled up in my eyes.

Vote smart

November 3, 2016
September 20 through 22 campus offered voter registration for USI students. Squawk the Vote, the organization that ran the registration booth, had a goal to register 1000 students to vote.

Dear Donald Trump

October 19, 2016
Dear Donald Trump, As a journalist, I am supposed to have an objective view when it comes to talking and writing about politics.

Don’t be blindsided by your ballot

Don't be blindsided by your ballot
October 12, 2016
The final voter registration date for Indiana passed Oct. 11. Now each voter’s focus should shift to finding a convenient voting center and brushing up on the issues as they relate to each candidate.

Fact vs. emotion

October 7, 2016

The left yells bigot, racist and sexist. The right retorts: liar, elitist and more of the same. How do we drown out the white noise and make the best decision for the country? Presently, our country is...

Sanders advocates for ‘political revolution’

May 2, 2016

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Humanity trumps cruelty

April 29, 2016

I don't talk politics, but I do talk decency and respect. I, an 18-year-old student journalist, was spat on yesterday at a Donald Trump rally in my hometown. What happened didn't register immediately. The...

‘Youth can influence this election’

Students voice opinions on presidential race
March 2, 2016

An Online Journalism class asked seven students on campus to share their feelings and opinions about this year’s presidential election. Each student represents a different organization on campus, and...

SGA election packets available

February 9, 2016

Election Packets for Student Government Association for the 2016-2017 school year are now available. Students can only run for a single position and must get the needed amount of signatures from other...

Meet the candidates: State Representatives

October 29, 2014

By the district District 76: Wendy McNamara - Republican Tony Goben - Democrat District 77: Jeremy Heath - Republican Gail Riecken - Democrat District 78: Holli Sullivan - Republican Stephen...

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