Tag: government

Twitter Tantrums

Written by Amber Wibbenmeyer. Media by Kelsey Middleton. Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, is one of the first presidents to actively reach out...

Bruce Rauner Roller Blades

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by Kelsey Middleton. Over the summer, I made several stops at Lincoln Park in Springfield to put in some miles...

Privacy

Written by Baylen Whitfield. Media by Baylen Whitfield. Do you know that you’re almost never not being watched? Are you aware that your location is...

War On Terror

Written by Leanna Westerhof. Media by Kayla Morton. The War on Terror is a familiar phrase since the attacks of 9/11 when Al-Qaeda sent the...

GC Speaks: Government and State Aid Programs and Social Mobility

There has been a running debate for a while now about social welfare and federal and state aid programs. Some say that the programs are just a way for people to be lazy and reap the benefits of others’ work. Others say that although there are some people who take advantage of the system, there are also those who really need to programs to get back on their feet. I believe that these programs should not be removed completely, but that perhaps there should be more regulations for those who enroll in them.

A Constitution Day Challenge

I knew I was in for a treat as I gazed across the faces of the students and faculty gathered at the Fireside Chat held on the evening of Tuesday, September 17. The smell of smoke wafted through the air and fire flickered while we settled in for an intimate conversation with Dr. Theresa Holden. President Ivan Filby - dressed noticeably more casual than usual, GCSA President Nathan Hood, Dean of Students Norm Hall, and a mix of upper- and lowerclassmen were in attendance for the required Constitution Day conversation. Required?

Why Vote: The Student Perspective

Written By: Ethan Ford Why Vote? As the presidential election looms, the public is inundated with mudslinging ads from every media source possible. Even Twitter is...

Government Involvement

Written by Casey Christianson. When it comes to government involvement in the economy, many politicians disagree on what the correct approach is. Some believe that...