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Think about your degree early in college career

Think about your degree early in college career

Ben Hummel August 22, 2018

What are you going to do with your degree? It is a question you hear from your friends, classmates and one that I have been asked at family gatherings. Sometimes it is meant as a joke, other times they...

Stock market suffers under notorious ‘Trump slump’

Stock market suffers under notorious ‘Trump slump’

Ben Hummel April 4, 2018

Investors enjoyed President Trump during the first year in office, and the markets flourished. This year seemed to start off strong. The Standard and Poor’s nearly gained 6 percent during the first month...

Another government shutdown if parties can’t agree

Another government shutdown if parties can’t agree

Ben Hummel February 7, 2018

On Jan. 22, a Continued Resolution (CR) was issued by the United States Senate to open the government back up until a new deadline on Feb. 8, 2018. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

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Trump’s alleged affair shows sex scandals aren’t scandals anymore

Ben Hummel January 24, 2018

In 1998, Bill Clinton was accused of having a continuous affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky from 1995 to 1997. He denied allegations under oath and was later tried for perjury and obstruction...

PragerU isn’t just fake news, it’s dangerous

PragerU isn’t just fake news, it’s dangerous

Ben Hummel, Columnist November 15, 2017

All it takes is the application of critical thinking to make the far-right unravel. The plutocracy Trump panders to knows this well. One of those plutocrats decided to actively fight against the “liberal...

Sutherland Springs is the product of lenient gun legislation

Sutherland Springs is the product of lenient gun legislation

Ben Hummel November 8, 2017

It was Sunday morning and a church service had just begun at 11 a.m. in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a small town with a population of 650. The parishioners were occupied with prayer when 26-year-old Devin...

Donald Trump should be worried about Russia

Donald Trump should be worried about Russia

Ben Hummel November 1, 2017

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is not dead and it is getting worse for President Donald Trump. News broke Friday night about new charges filed in the Russia investigation, headed...

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Grand Pooba Anna Chicoine speaks Oct. 9 at the Rally at the Rails celebration for Hobo Day 2017.

Grand Pooba Anna Chicoine: carries on Hobo Day tradition

Ben Hummel October 11, 2017

As students geared up for Hobo Day, Grand Pooba Anna Chicoine oversaw preparation of the week’s events. Despite the senior English major’s busy schedule, she still finds time to fulfill the responsibilities...

Trump’s boycott of the NFL might actually work

Ben Hummel September 30, 2017

Trump’s meddling in the NFL is childish and scary at the same time. As the national anthem played before Sunday’s game, more than 20 players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars...

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