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COLUMN: Please wear a mask

July 23, 2020

Since this pandemic started, just about every person I’ve spoken with, democrat or republican or anything in between, has said the same thing: COVID-19 and wearing masks should not be politicized, yet...

‘Different’ people are still people

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...

Free lecture to talk state government, politics Monday

November 3, 2019

A free lecture, “Inside Illinois Government and Politics” will be hosted in the Buzzard Hall Auditorium Monday at 7 p.m. The speaker for the event will be Rich Miller, the founder, publisher and editor...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pay attention to the impeachment inquiry

October 31, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the guidelines for the next step in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in a 232-196 vote. The vote means that House democrats will be able to...

Brother Jed makes his comeback: Students engage with provocative campus preacher

September 17, 2019

Condoms, counter-preaching and criticism. These were all topics of discussion in the Library Quad Tuesday afternoon. Jed and Cindy Smock, campus preachers, returned to Eastern for their 47th year...

Do your research on all candidates

September 16, 2019

The most recent Democratic debates brought up the central issue with American politics: Ambiguity. Ambiguity is nothing new to political candidates and was the main form of answering questions last week. As...

Civic engagement programs to launch through ‘Chasing the American Dream’ series

August 29, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism is starting conversations with students about current issues, local and federal governments, the presidential election and civic engagement through its upcoming...

Righter talks decision to not seek re-election, Illinois’ political climate

June 25, 2019

After being a part of the Illinois General Assembly for 22 years now, State Sen. Dale Righter said it is time for someone else to represent the 55th district. Righter made the announcement that he will...

Does Biden’s name hide controversy?

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...

Analyzing a part of Trump’s following

April 18, 2019

This article is meant to detail my and others' interpretation of a small group of Trump supporters who follow Trump and his cabinet members with no questions asked. This is not about Trump himself or the...

Consider the third parties in politics

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...

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