A government shutdown and YOU

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu On Thursday, Feb. 8, Congress will vote again on the 2018 budget plan that was supposed to be agreed on by Oct. 1, 2017. If this does not happen, the government will experience another shutdown. During this time, the government cannot spend discretionary funds and services deemed non-essential will also stop. According...

What did he say?

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: sarverj@findlay.edu President Donald J. Trump is no stranger to controversial comments. The one he made recently, however, has received more backlash than usual. JAN 15 2018, 3:03 AM ET In a recent meeting in the Oval Office, Trump was quoted referring to some countries as “sh**holes” and that he does not understand why the United States...

Mandel drops out of election

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: sarverj@findlay.edu The upcoming 2018 election is one that could shift the tide of the senate. With a majority of the government republican, this upcoming election is crucial if democrats want the ability to enact policy changes and if they want to work to stop what the opposition is doing under the current executive power. The races for the senate...

Alabama names first Democratic senator in 20 years

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu It has been quite a controversial year for politics. From the election of President Donald J. Trump to the recent election in Alabama, the race for office remains interesting. Last month, Doug Jones was elected senator of Alabama. This is the first time in over 20 years the state has named a Democratic senator. In addition to the transition...

What happened Hillary?

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: sarverj@findlay.edu Hillary Clinton just recently released a new memoir that tells the story of ‘What Happened’ during her 2016 presidential campaign. In the new book, she uncovers issues with everyone from Bernie to current President, Donald Trump. After a tough loss back in Nov. 2016, Clinton seemed to fall off the face of the planet. She had...

Politics and UF clubs

By: Cory W. Berlekamp Almost a year after the federal election, political clubs on the University of Findlay’s campus are losing members. With the start of a new school year, students are deciding which activities and clubs to join. With so many different clubs on campus, picking one can be a hard task. Many students are choosing the extracurricular activities that match their majors because it...