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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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‘Different’ people are still people

Zoë Donovan, Columnist February 13, 2020

How is that we as a society and culture have come to classify groups of people who simply want to exist and enjoy the same liberties and freedoms as everyone else, and hate groups who believe that people...

STAFF EDITORIAL: President’s visit was insulting to Chicago

Staff Editorial October 28, 2019

Chicago faces a lot of criticism every day, whether it be about the city’s high crime rates or for draining money from the rest of Illinois. Being one of the five most populous cities in the U.S., the...

There are too many candidates

Staff Editorial October 8, 2019

The next democratic presidential debate will be the biggest debate ever, with a record 12 candidates set to appear on stage. The debate will be on Oct. 15 and will air on CNN for three hours from 8...

Yes, Trump could really win in 2020

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor July 3, 2019

Can Donald Trump win the 2020 election and stay in the Oval Office? I think right now he is my favorite to win, although I wish that was not the case. For so long, the Democratic Party used multiple...

Does Biden’s name hide controversy?

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor June 18, 2019

Irony sure is funny, right? Everyone (and rightfully so) ripped then presidential candidate Donald Trump a new you-know-what when audio was released, revealing him saying to grab women by their you-know-what. Trump...

Will program cut fund border?

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor March 31, 2019

President Donald Trump’s administration said Saturday it intends to end foreign assistance programs for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. On the surface, that move does not seem to imply more than...

Consider the third parties in politics

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor March 28, 2019

In a country ran by a traditional two-party system, the other political parties can be overlooked due to the dominance of the Democratic and Republican parties. It is commonplace for people to be affiliated...

How to win the 2020 election

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor March 24, 2019

Trump 2020 is something he and his followers have already spoken about and anticipated, and honestly, his chances of taking the Republican ticket again are probably decent. But, as has been the case for...

All we hear today are false facts, where is the truth?

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor February 7, 2019

Yet again President Donald Trump amazes me with his outlandish claims on several political, economic and social issues at his State of the Union Address Tuesday night. I am honestly surprised on how often...

Students raise questions about Trump’s 1st year

Samuel Nusbaum, Contributing Writer November 1, 2017

Whether it was for extra credit or for curiosity, students packed the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union to hear a discussion about President Donald Trump’s first year...

Sungkwan Park, (left,) president of the Korean Student Association and Seonghwan Kim, secretary of the Korean Student Association, give their presentations on the issues between North Korea and both South Korea and the U.S. at a talk called ”Dotard vs Little Rocket Man: Risks and Stakes in the U.S.-North Korea Confrontation on Friday afternoon in room 4440 of the Booth Library.

Students, faculty discuss North Korean situation

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief October 15, 2017

History and modern-day politics collided at a panel discussion on the issues facing America and South Korea as a result of recent North Korean missile tests. Sungkwan Park, president of the Korean Student...

David Yepsen, the former executive director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, talks about Trump’s 2016 election campaign in regards to the president-elect’s targeted audience, which he described as, “non-college whites” during the Edgar Speaker Series Monday in Lumpkin Auditorium.

David Yepsen shares political commentary

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor November 15, 2016

  David Yepsen, the retired director for the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former political reporter for the Des Moines Register, visited Eastern again Monday night and gave his overall...

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