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Register to vote before it’s too late

Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary

Nik Cunningham, Publications Editor

September 3, 2020

The 2020 election is one of the most anticipated elections in years and information about each candidate is at the fingertip of everyone in the country. It’s easy to learn about the candidates running and what they stand for because everything is online now.  Now is the time to register to vote. Soon yo...

Same-sex marriage ban blurs church’s future

Same-sex marriage ban blurs church's future

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

March 22, 2019

Becoming an LGBTQ clergywoman in the United Methodist Church is not an option for Emma Loane. Loane, a former youth pastor at Newburgh United Methodist Church, said she was sad about the UMC General Conference vote last month to strengthen it’s ban on same-sex marriages and LGBTQ clergy but not o...

Vote for presidential search committee to be held Friday

University President shares a hug after announcing her retirement at an August faculty meeting. The Faculty Senate will vote on candidates to serve on the search committee for the next President of the university following a public forum Friday

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 26, 2017

A public forum will be held next Friday, Sept. 29 in Forum II to discuss qualities of a good president followed by a vote on candidates to represent the faculty on the presidential search committee. Faculty received an email from Faculty Senate chair Peter Whiting asking them to nominate candidates to serve o...

Don’t be blindsided by your ballot

Don't be blindsided by your ballot

Editorial Board

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.

Faculty Senate to vote on HJR-6 statement

James Vaughn

November 22, 2013

The Faculty Senate will decide whether or not to make a public statement opposing House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6) Friday. The 14-member body failed to come to a consensus at its Nov. 22, meeting regarding its stance on the amendment that, if passed, would permanently define marriage as a bond between...

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