Churchgoers apathetic about diversity

by Andrew Cullen correspondent In 1963, soon after presenting his “I Have a Dream” speech during the famous March on Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. said in a question-and-answer session at Western Michigan University that,

Nevada land dispute causes high tensions and national states’ rights discussion

by John Osborn sports editor On Saturday, April 12, after an intense confrontation with armed and angry ranchers, protestors and militiamen in Southern Nevada, the Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) stopped all efforts to

US, International community respond to Russian aggression in Ukraine

by Lassiter Gregg correspondent Russia’s annexation of Crimea from the Ukrainian mainland has ignited political strife between the United States and other world powers. As CNN reported, during the G8 summit on March 24, President

Arizona governor vetoes controversial bill after constant demonstrations

by Dillon Mack news editor Since the passing of Arizona Senate Bill 1062 on Thursday, Feb. 21, Governor Jan Brewer faced massive pressure to veto what many called a discriminatory bill. The bill, according to

Justice Department announces new marriage mandate

by Johannah Hensler correspondent Attorney General Eric Holder announced during a speech on Feb. 10 that the Department of Justice will use the power of the federal legal system to enact equal rights for same-sex

Concerns over Olympic security lead to Russian response

by Michael Huber correspondent Ongoing terror threats surrounding this year’s Winter Olympics have diverted much of the attention from the athletes preparing for the games. According to NBC News, these threats and political statements regarding

Agreement reached on immediate future of US troop involvement in Afghanistan

by Dillon Mack news editor Amidst the constant battles within Congress at home, the United States has been negotiating a deal concerning future troop involvement in Afghanistan. According to CNN, Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan

International surveillance scandal brings criticism, response in US

by Dillon Mack news editor Several countries voiced outrage as reports of the United States’ international spying records surfaced. As CNN reported, the leaks by Edward Snowden last June revealed that the United States has

Administration faces blame for website kerfuffle from Republicans, tech companies

by Dillon Mack news editor President Barack Obama stepped up to the podium on Monday, Oct. 21 in order to address the technical issues facing the new website. According to, the president took

Government faces shutdown until congress reaches a budget agreement

by Aaron Winter-Hartley correspondent A government shutdown ensued on Monday, Sept. 30 as a result of a gridlock between the Democrat-controlled Senate and the Republican-controlled House. As the Atlantic reported, the debate was over President