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National Recap: Texas Supreme Court denies petition to throw out 127,00 votes

National Recap: Texas Supreme Court denies petition to throw out 127,00 votes

By John Turner November 3, 2020
The Texas Supreme Court denied a petition by a group of Republicans seeking to invalidate approximately 127,000 drive-thru votes.
 Ithaca College junior Erin McCarthy writes about the importance of voting and how people should not be discouraged from mail-in voting.

Commentary: Discouraging mail-in voting is voter suppression

By Erin McCarthy October 21, 2020
At the end of the day, on Nov. 3, the greatest way to have rebelled against Trump’s suppressive tactics is to have voted in this election.
National Recap: DoD fortifies US southern border

National Recap: DoD fortifies US southern border

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor May 1, 2019
Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Davis, a spokesperson for the Pentagon, said the DOD personnel will only be filling a logistically supportive role.
National Recap: White House security clearances raise concern

National Recap: White House security clearances raise concern

By Meredith Burke April 3, 2019
A White House whistleblower alerted lawmakers that dozens of denials for security clearances have been overturned by President Donald Trump’s administration April 1.
President Trump signed an executive order March 21 mandating that federal agencies to not provide funding for colleges and universities that fail to uphold their students free speech rights. Officials at Ithaca College say they do not believe it will have a significant impact on campus.

Trump’s free speech order will have minimal impact on campus

By Ryan King, Assistant News Editor March 27, 2019
Officials at Ithaca College believe President Donald Trump’s recent executive order on free speech will have a minimal impact on campus.
Editorial: Trumps executive order distracts from reality

Editorial: Trump’s executive order distracts from reality

March 27, 2019
Ultimately, while the college would benefit from increased political debate on campus, the executive order is doing little to nothing in the way of accomplishing that.
Trumps free speech executive order misguided

Trump’s free speech executive order misguided

By Mahad Olad March 25, 2019
But I doubt this flexing will achieve much, considering the fact that Trump’s order can easily be overturned by a democratic administration.
National Recap: U.S. slips in global anti-corruption rankings

National Recap: U.S. slips in global anti-corruption rankings

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor January 30, 2019
The United States is no longer one of the top 20 countries perceived to have the least corruption, according to a report that was released Jan. 29.
Jennifer Tennant, associate professor for the Department of Economics, recently wrote an essay exploring the relevance of the HIV/AIDS crisis under the Trump administration.

Q&A: Professor publishes essay on HIV/AIDS under Trump

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor January 20, 2019
Jennifer Tennant, associate professor in the Department of Economics, recently wrote an article that addresses the historical context of the play.
National Recap: Asylum seekers at southwest border increase

National Recap: Asylum seekers at southwest border increase

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor December 12, 2018
According to the DHS, 92,959 claims of credible fear were made in the 2018 fiscal year by migrants who were attempting to enter the U.S. southwest border.
Allison Frisch, instructor for the Department of Journalism, writes that regardless of the obstacles Donald Trump and other sources put in reporters way, journalists will persevere.

Commentary: Reporters undeterred by suppression

By Allison Frisch November 26, 2018
When President Donald Trump this past week lashed out at several journalists, he proved once again he has no reverence for the First Amendment protections afforded to a free press.
National Recap: CNN sues Trump administration

National Recap: CNN sues Trump administration

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor November 14, 2018
CNN filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several of his aides Nov. 13, seeking the immediate restoration of the press credentials of White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.
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