Meet your Student Association candidates

Staff Writer Lindsey Prather asked Student Association candidates a series of questions before the upcoming Student Association vote. SA Executive elections will take place on Harvey. They will be live from 9:00 a.m. on March 11 to 9:00 p.m. on March 12. President Faith Nichols Why are you running for SA? I want to be […]

Senator Mitt Romney of Utah made history as the first senator in history to vote to remove a president from his own party. courtesy Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Romney makes history in impeachment vote against Trump

After the U.S. Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump, much of the press covered Mitt Romney’s decision to vote to convict. On Feb. 5, the United States Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment. The votes totaled 52-48 regarding abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress. This […]

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell has been able to block witnesses from the impeachment trial. courtesy Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Impeachment trial of President Trump to continue without witnesses

In a near tie, the Senate has voted 51-49 to block witnesses from the president’s impeachment trial, which will be finalized this week. The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is set to conclude this week. This will take place following hours of arguments, questioning from senators and a series of votes cementing the lack […]

The South Bend Mayor would be the youngest president if elected. courtesy Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Buttigieg’s recent surge could propel him to victory in Iowa

Buttigieg’s strength in Iowa is a result of demographics and his ability to pitch policy ideas. Throughout the last few months, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been slowly closing in on a strong showing in the Iowa Caucus. According to FiveThirtyEight, a website that provides poll analysis, Buttigieg is currently trailing only Former Vice President Joe […]

Gov. Kevin Stitt sues native tribes over gaming contract

The office of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt announced on Jan. 22 some updates surrounding his ongoing dispute with various native tribes in Oklahoma regarding the State Gaming Compact, which Stitt believes expired on Jan. 1. In response to the filing of a federal lawsuit by several tribes, Gov. Stitt and the State have opted to […]

US Senate debates impeachment trial rules, begins trial

Additional controversy already surrounds the impeachment trial over the lack of witnesses. Monday, Jan. 20, the impeachment trial of Donald Trump began in the United States Senate. After over a month of withholding the articles of impeachment, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi sent over the charges and designated seven impeachment managers. These seven representatives […]

The two Democratic candidates that The New York Times chose to highlight this year are Sen. Amy Klobuchar (above) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. courtesy Gage Skidmore/Flickr

The New York Times endorses two candidates for the first time

The newspaper picked one progressive and one moderate candidate, marking a change in tradition. For the first time in its history, The New York Times editorial board, a group of opinion journalists and editors, has chosen to support two separate candidates for presidency. The New York Times announced its support of both Amy Klobuchar and […]

First woman, openly gay Super Bowl coach

Sports writer Lindsey Prather covers the debut of 49ers skills coach Katie Sowers, a trailblazer for both women and the LGBTQ+ community. On Feb. 2, San Francisco 49ers coach Katie Sowers will make history. This season Sowers grabbed headlines following her debut as a skills coach for the 49ers, and soon she will hold two […]

The largest Casino in the world, WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, is owned and operated by the Chickasaw Nation, one of the tribes suing Governor Kevin Stitt. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Stitt proposes 25 percent tax on native gaming

Disagreement between Kevin Stitt and three Oklahoma tribes leaves the gaming industry in question. On Dec. 31, the three largest gaming tribes in Oklahoma — the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw — filed a lawsuit in the Oklahoma City federal court, naming Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt as its defendant. This lawsuit marks the latest development in […]

NFL officiating flawed

NFL expert Lindsey Prather argues that refs are failing and are immune to certain rule changes. The NFL has had a significant officiating problem for some time now. Immediately following an absolutely egregious no-call during the Saints vs. Rams semifinal game last season, the NFL implemented a new rule: reviewable penalties. If officials miss a […]