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Makeup talks to Hillary

To some the presidential election is old news, but to Assistant Professor of English Marianne Kunkel it’s poetic. Kunkel’s “Hillary, Made up” is a poetry book about makeup talking to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential election. The book will be published in September 2018.  The reason for the unusual topic? Kunkel wanted to be different and write a book about something no one... Read More

Student weighs in on the state of America

Submitted by Josh Shorba The condition of American society can be summed up in two words. Double standards. We had a president named Obama who ordered tens of thousands of bombings all over the Middle East, who blocked refugees from Cuba and Iraq, who deported more illegal immigrants than any other president in history, drove up the poverty of the... Read More

Cruz and Clinton Win Iowa Caucus

Missouri’s presidential primary may not be until March, but its neighbor to the north voted Monday night and the votes are in. In the 2016 Presidential Iowa Caucus, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won his party’s caucus with 28% of the vote. Finishing in second and third place for the Republicans was Donald Trump with 24% of the vote and Sen.... Read More

Pi Sigma Alpha to sponsor voter registration

Pi Sigma Alpha, Western’s political science honor society will be sponsoring a voter registration session Thursday, Feb. 11 and Friday, 12 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Blum Union. With recent polling from the Iowa Caucus, Republican front runner Ted Cruz emerged victorious after obtaining 27.6 percent of the delegates support, as well as Hillary Clinton holding 49.9 percent... Read More