The importance of student government

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Every election matters—even the ones on small Christian campuses like AU. That’s why, when voting ensues tomorrow after chapel, it is vital for students to take part in the election process. Although it seems insignificant, involvement in student government can bring great change to campus. Voting in the general election… Read more »

Jesus is King, but the Church is rubbish

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There has been a phrase floating around since the inauguration of Donald Trump: “No matter who is President, Jesus is King.” This has been the cry of many evangelicals since Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton last November. While I suppose I understand the concept of Jesus being the overseer… Read more »

New Secretary of Education: DeVos or De Vil?

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By Maria Neathery Recently, a huge decision in American politics upset educators across the nation. Betsy DeVos, a wealthy Republican donor, was named U.S. Secretary of Education. DeVos has almost no experience in public education. She was confirmed by the Senate, but only with the help of a historic tie-breaking… Read more »

Black History Month

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February is the month that we celebrate Black History. We learn about important Black historical figures, attend events to celebrate black culture, and place an emphasis on Black cultural history in America. However, do we all participate? Do we give the celebration of Black history the credence that it deserves?… Read more »

Don’t rely on politics for change

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Poltics are important. If you are of the voting age, you should educate yourself about the issues, the platforms, and go vote. The nation we live in is a democracy, so we should all participate in that democracy as we are able. However, as influential as the political realm may… Read more »

Tips for now that Trump is actually President

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I have joked about this outcome happening for many months, but like most other people, I didn’t think he had a fat chance, a ghost of a chance, or a snowball’s chance in hell of winning. So, here are some tips now that Donald Trump is, actually, President…of the United States…he… Read more »

Hope for the coming years

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Post-election, many Americans celebrated. Many others wept. Regardless of political leanings or deeply-held moral beliefs, this is the America we now face. As the door closes on the current American era, a new era knocks. This era is one of political wars and supremacy. It is an era of privilege… Read more »

When home becomes just a place you visit

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The clock is ticking, and my refrigerator is, indeed, running (perhaps I’ll see how far it gets before I go catch it). My home growing up always made those noises. I never seemed to notice them. That was, until I moved into my own apartment this year. Suddenly, the noises… Read more »

The legacy of a Commander

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By Michael Weigel About eight years ago, I was a homeschooled student who had very little interest in politics or civic affairs. My mother suggested that since an important politician was coming to Indianapolis we should take a day to go see him, and, eager to get out of a… Read more »