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Why I Vote

Jan Droegkamp, Guest Columnist

September 19, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, Guest Columns, Opinion Columns

Several weeks ago I sat at a table registering voters at a youth summit. An 18-year old approached the table. When I urged him to register he asked me why he should register and vote? I looked at this child/ adult and was at a ...

September 25, 2018 is National Voter Registration Day

Jan Droegkamp, Guest Columnist

September 19, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, Guest Columns, News, Opinion Columns

Your Vote Determines the Direction of Your Hometown, Illinois and the Nation Are You Registered? Much has been made about registering to vote for these upcoming midterm elections.  I am going to assume most of you are registered ...

Toxic Masculinity

Toxic Masculinity

September 13, 2018

Animal Abuse as a Social Norm

Jaclyn Fabing, Columnist

May 4, 2018

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

College kids are pretty notorious for not treating animals well. It has often been speculated that many of the campus cats may have previously been cats that students owned during school, then abandoned at the end of the seme...

Featured Column: Defective Detectives

DAVID REISCHMAN, Assistant Editor

May 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion Columns, Top Stories

I don’t think I’m being facetious when I say that all the best detectives have mental illnesses. At least fictionally. Discounting the types of forgettable shows with acronyms in the title, there are very few popular televisio...

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