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Staff Editorial: COVID-19 Closures and Openings Elicit Conversations About the Balance Between Economic Security and Health

Staff Editorial: COVID-19 Closures and Openings Elicit Conversations About the Balance Between Economic Security and Health

Varying responses to government policies increase tension in communities
Maggie Seidel, Features Editor May 20, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting states differently, the stay-at-home orders mandated by individual state governors are enacted on a state-by- state basis. These differing responses, closures,...

Drone Cons Outweighs Pros

Drone Cons Outweighs Pros

Government drone usage leads to unethical effects
Jack Prince, Opinions Editor October 11, 2019

World War One produced technology that has increased international tensions over 100 years later. In WWI, the United States began developing technology that allowed them to operate crewless aerial vehicles....

Everything in government has to do with budgets, spending or deficits. It’s all about the money and how it’s managed.

Evaluating Accomplishments and Shortcomings of Government Spending

An in-depth examination of federal money management
Sean Ericson, Copy Editor December 3, 2015

“This process stinks.” That’s how Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan described the constant flirting with the ledge of shutdown or default that has plagued political debates about...

A drawing of a U.S. dollar bill with 0 as the amount.

The cost of charging for public college

The U.S. government can afford to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, so why doesn't it?
Sean Ericson, Managing Copy Editor October 29, 2015
The U.S. government can afford to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, so why doesn't it?
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