Despite the incorrect perpetuation that running on progressive policies cannot do well in Midwestern and other Red states, this year’s midterms showed that the American electorate will respond well to progressive thinking.
Personally, I will be relieved when the election cycle is over, but until then, Republicans are in a strong position to keep control of the Senate for the next two years.
College students have a lot on their minds. We have due dates, deadlines, internships to apply for and our entire futures to worry about. Apparently, now we have the responsibility of worrying about our nation’s entire future as well.
Let’s be clear: it’s well-documented that Butler was aware of Created Equal’s plan to come in advance, and the group is known for their provocative measures. Instead of prioritizing student awareness on very our own campus, Butler knowingly let down their community in the process.
In recent events, this country has displayed a terrifying apathy— which often crosses into outright animosity— toward women who have the courage to come forward and talk about the traumas that they have suffered through, often in silence, for years.
With the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, the United States government has officially undermined everything the Supreme Court is meant to stand for. America’s last line of defense is gone. If you aren’t scared, you’re not paying attention.
Butler likes to call itself a progressive institution, but still brings a problematic speaker like conservative columnist David Brooks to campus. Opinion Columnist Nate Lemen provides his thoughts on the matter.
Columnist Bridget Early explores opinions on Donald Trump one year into his presidency.
A response by assistant opinion editor Austin Klawitter to Jim Lucas’ comment on a Collegian article published on Oct. 31.
Collegian Photo Editor Jenna Voris explores the possibility of a President Mike Pence.