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Buchaniec: The case for a female president

Catherine Buchaniec, Columnist

April 8, 2019

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

During its 242 years of existence, the U.S. has elected 45 presidents, all male and almost all white. The only Oval Office position held by a female commander-in-chief is in fiction. From the calculating Claire Underwood in House...

Phillips: Despite University inaction, students still retain power

Ruby Phillips, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

As the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover passed last week, I found myself doing a lot of thinking about the history of this campus, and particularly about how much those student activists in 1968 were willing...

Shirola: Constant changing of Trump’s senior officials is worrying

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

April 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I can’t recall any recent presidential administration that saw as many changes to its cabinet and senior staff during its first year as President Donald Trump’s did. In fact, during this past month, five senior officials within...