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Caleb McKnight running for Missouri State Representative

Caleb McKnight is a senior at Western and is involved in many organizations on campus who will be running to become a state representative of Missouri. McKnight will be running against Representative Jim Neely. Neely is a republican and represents Clinton and Caldwell counties and parts of Clay and Ray (District 8) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was... Read More

Jacobson challenges common narratives about immigration

On April 6, Pi Sigma Alpha and SGA hosted Dr. Robin Jacobson, who spoke about immigration and the narratives about immigrants that affect our national policy decisions. Jacobson, an associate professor of political science at the University of Puget Sound in Washington state, emphasized the influence of narratives throughout her talk. “Recognize, I think, the power of narratives about who... 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