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Political science professor discusses similarities between Illinois budget crisis, current government shutdown

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under News

In 2015 Illinoisans began experiencing a 793-day-long budget crisis that lasted into 2017, and Ryan Burge, professor of political science, is seeing similarities between it and the 25-day-long government shutdown U.S. citizens are currently facing. “This speaks to a larger problem. The reason that the Illin...

Government shutdown is a tantrum by an unfit president

Staff Editorial

January 9, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

How can we take President Donald Trump seriously when he lies straight to our faces? The current government shutdown is nothing more then an outburst from an unfit political leader. In fact, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer called the shutdown a temper tantrum, saying, “The president of the United States having f...

No, Donald Trump is not a fascist

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Columns

Occasionally I hear some concern from the American people over President Donald Trump’s political views and his distance from the traditional Republican Party platform. Some call him a fascist either as a true concern, an exaggeration or as an insult to him and his cabinet. Some people do see parallels b...

Students react to an almost year with President Trump

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

If there is one thing that both Republican and Democratic students at Eastern can agree on when it comes to President Donald Trump's near-year in office, it is that it has been unique, to say the least. The business mogul turned commander-in-chief has drummed up no shortage of controversy around himself,...

LASO to host rally in support of DACA

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under News

A rally to support the immigration policy Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and DACA recipients is set for 3:30 p.m. Friday in Morton Park. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump ordered an end to DACA, a program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, according to the New Yor...

RSO offers education, seeks signatures on climate change

RSO offers education, seeks signatures on climate change

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, Online, Showcase

Members of Students for Peace and Justice set up a table in the Library Quad Monday to educate students on climate change and gather signatures for a petition to President Donald Trump. The petition calls for Trump to honor the Paris Agreement, which sets international standards for greenhouse gas...

PSA talk about Trump orders

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Online

  A panel detailing the recent executive orders and calls made by President Donald Trump since his arrival into office will take place 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Roberson Auditorium of Lumpkin Hall. Kate Arnold, president of the Political Science Association, said the panel is non-partisan. “(It...

March to show solidarity among those who feel marginalized by bans, wall

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Online

In response to the recent immigration ban and plans to build a wall dividing Mexico and the United States, the College Democrats will host a march to stand in solidarity with international students and others who feel unwelcome because of President Donald Trump’s actions since taking office. The...

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Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz, Sace Elder, and Nora Pat Small

November 17, 2016


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinions

Two days ago chalking of “DEPORT,” “BUILD THE WALL,” and “LOVE TRUMP’S WALL,” etc., appeared on sidewalks across campus, edits to the chalking of “LOVE TRUMPS HATE,” “GAY AND SCARED,” and “#NOTMYPRESIDENT,” that appeared last week in response to Donald Trump’s election as...

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