2018 Midterm Election Candidate Profiles

By Grace Rozembajgier Tomorrow marks the national midterm election, where in addition to local political offices, all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 Senate seats will be up for grabs. Here’s a quick run-down of the candidates on Indiana ballots.   US Senate Mike Braun, Republican Currently the CEO of Meyer Distributing, […]

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  • Google and Censorship

    By Sarah Naidu The Chinese government has long been known for its extensive Internet censorship, blocking information regarding political opponents, foreign outlets, human rights, freedom of speech, and news that the Communist Party does not approve of. The government had even restricted access to Google through the country’s Great Firewall; however, that will soon change. […]

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  • The Populist Wave in Italy

    By Ryan Ricks Italy now faces a hung Parliament and large populist victories after parliamentary elections on March 12th. While 50% of voters voted for populist and other right wing parties, no parties received enough votes to rule alone. Two rival populist parties are now vying for control of the government. The 5-Star Movement, popular […]

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  • On Responses to Another Mass Shooting

    by Josh Watson For some unfortunate reason, people decide to kill other people. Through this reality, the Australian government unanimously decided to create comprehensive gun laws including criminal background checks, 28-day waiting periods, and a “justifiable” reason other than self-defense for owning a firearm. In addition, Australia enacted strict gun laws that banned semi-automatic rifles […]

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  • Oprah Winfrey and Celebrity Influence in Politics

    by Cordell Wilson At this years Golden Globes, while receiving the Cecil B. Demille award, Oprah Winfrey delivered an empowering speech that resonated with many Americans, but spoke especially to the women involved in the empowering “Me Too” movement that is sweeping the nation. Oprah said to the audience, “For too long, women have not […]

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