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5 things you should know about Colin Powell before his appearance Thursday

5 things you should know about Colin Powell before his appearance Thursday

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor April 2, 2019

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell will make an appearance at the new Screaming Eagles Arena Thursday at 6 p.m. to present his moderated discussion “Leadership: Taking Charge.” The event is part...

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

How social media influences politics
Sarah Rogers, Features Editor March 12, 2019

Lauren Wojcuich said Americans are “ridiculously embarrassed to be wrong.” The senior communication studies major said American politics have become a hard divide between Republicans and Democrats. “Instead...

Haley Flamion, freshman journalism major, Erika Uebelhor, freshman political science and pre-law major, and Josi Barscz, freshman biochemistry major smile with their poster Saturday afternoon.

Women’s March Evansville 2019

Jordan Auker, Chief Photographer January 23, 2019

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Student politicians encourage voting just days away from election

Student politicians encourage voting just days away from election

Abby Sink, Staff Writer October 31, 2018

The upcoming November midterm elections will be the first time many college students will head to the polls to cast a ballot. University Center West has been a hub for political organizations on campus...

Issues with centrism

Issues with centrism

Emma Corry, Staff Writer August 27, 2018

In this current political environment, there’s a push to find a middle ground. There’s this idea that there’s no true “right side” to a debate.  Every debate has nuances, and it’s wrong to...

Limitations of statues

Limitations of statues

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor August 25, 2017

As a child I was told this country was a melting pot of all the world’s cultures brought together to live without persecution; yet if I want to find a statue of a non-white person, I have to resort to...

This could mean war

This could mean war

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer April 11, 2017

It’s not very often that something our nation does fills me with a feeling of dread, but the news of our recent missile strike in Syria managed to do just that. I know we’ve all gotten tired of...

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...

Women in leadership roles headlines IPSA conference

Women in leadership roles headlines IPSA conference

Riley Guerzini, News Editor March 28, 2017

In an “era of lowered expectations,” Kristina Sheeler said the road ahead is tough for women when it comes to political candidacies. Sheeler, a Professor of Communication Studies at IUPUI, was the...

Jeopardizing allies

Jeopardizing allies

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer March 21, 2017

Recently in the world of politics, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited President Donald Trump. With the media following Trump’s every move, this was an important day to get involved. Germany...

Award season attempts to get political

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer February 21, 2017

Men and women love to see the different gowns and risque outfits that musicians and celebrities wear to the Grammys and the Oscars. Recently, the 59th Grammy Awards show aired. Being the first award...

Everyone has a voice

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer February 21, 2017

“Stay out of politics.” It’s a phrase that I’ve noticed more and more in the last several months. It always seems to be directed toward some celebrity who’s made a vague remark on the...

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