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Members of the Political Science Department present the issues for undecided voters

Members of the Political Science Department present the issues for undecided voters
IUS political science professors breakdown the key details of the presidential frontrunners’ platforms
November 2, 2020

If you intend to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election or feel the need to understand the issues behind it, and don't know where to begin, a few of the IUS political science professors have helped The...

Two Generations of Hoosiers and Their Encouragement to Voters

What Two Generations of Hoosiers Are Saying About the Coronavirus With the Upcoming Election
October 30, 2020

Kay Geswein, of Lanesville, Indiana, has voted in-person in every presidential election since the age of 18. In previous elections, Geswein did not fret over who the president would be. Geswein would...

Partial government shutdown brings financial aid uncertainty

Anthony Hodge, undecided sophomore and Jessica Kay, nursing freshman, waiting in line to pay their bursar bills during the first week of classes.
The longest shutdown in our nation’s history has far-reaching impacts
January 21, 2019

Since midnight on December 22, 2018, the United States federal government has been partially shut down. President Donald Trump won bigly by drawing it out to be the longest shutdown in our nation's history. Around...

Trump Administration’s Continued War on Weed

Trump Administration's Continued War on Weed
States that have legalized recreational marijuana have been put on edge with recent federal enforcement of laws against marijuana use.
February 7, 2018

Certain states have been pushing for the total legalization of marijuana, but the Trump administration has other plans. With both recent and in-process legalizations of recreational marijuana in seven...

A Broken System

Creative Commons  illustration featuring Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
October 19, 2016

The American political system is broken. One only needs to look at the two leading candidates running for president to see how screwed up our system really is. On the surface, both candidates seem...

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion
October 17, 2016

With less than a month left before Americans from coast to coast head to the polls, it’s becoming more evident that the last few days of the 2016 presidential election are going to be very ugly. Yet,...

On the Issues: Student Loan Debt

On the Issues: Student Loan Debt
October 16, 2016

On Tuesday Nov. 8, voters will no longer be able to practice the luxury of being undecided in the throes of voting season, as this Tuesday in particular is Election Day. Across the country, voting booths...

Professors participate in 2016 election panel

Ron Allman, professor of journalism, speaks to the crowd about the media and if they need to change the way they cover politics.
April 29, 2016

The third floor of the IUS Library was recently home to a discussion about politics and whether or not Americans have created politicians’ characteristics. On Wednesday, April 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.,...

Candy Crowley comes to IUS

Candy Crowley speaks to the crowd about the 2016 presidential election and the candidates.
The former CNN chief political correspondent speaks about the 2016 elections.
March 6, 2016

In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season, the candidates are battling to win voters’ support and come out on top. Candy Crowley, former chief political correspondent for CNN, visited...

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1.
March 2, 2016

Thousands of supporters and protesters gathered to hear presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1, just days before the Kentucky Republican caucuses. Supporters and...

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