A local election briefBy Annabelle Blair | Echo Residents of the Upland area directly surrounding Taylor’s campus voted at Upland Community Church––the poll location for Jefferson 1st and 3rd precincts. The poll location remained open between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, with some election officials beginning work at […]
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What a Trump presidency could mean for American foreign policyBy Wilson Alexander | Contributor Donald Trump’s win in the 2016 presidential election is a tremendous upset that has polarized America and the world. It also has the potential to significantly change some elements of U.S. foreign policy, especially relations with […]
I have seen and experienced what a lack of voting and community involvement can doBy Matthew Garringer | Contributor Voting is important; it is a civic duty all citizens should strive to fulfill. As the saying goes, “Vote early and often.” Voting is also a right; it has taken a […]
Evan McMullin is the man for the jobBy Amy Peterson | Faculty Contributor Photo credit Sterling32157 With the presidential election 10 days away, many Christian conservatives feel caught between a rock and a hard place. The Republican nominee, Donald Trump, is a less-than-ideal choice, lacking character, integrity and experience. As […]
Colombia talks peaceBy Wilson Alexander | Contributor This is the first entry in a bi-weekly news column on world events. In a stunning upset that was reminiscent of the Brexit vote earlier this summer, citizens of Colombia rejected a peace treaty that would have ended the 52-year war between the […]
Turn out for whatBy Rosie Newman | Contributor I know as much about politics as the next person. I’ve kept up with the election and try to make time every day to read the news, yet I often feel a little lost in the political game around me. It […]
Scottish independence polls have closed, and the world now awaits the results of the referendum that will decide the U.K.’s future.
Global Engagement and Residence Life are partnering for YOVO, You Only Vote Once (in college). The focus is to get people engaged in politics with convicted civility while offering different unbiased events around campus.
As November approaches, presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney race to convince the American public their U.S. energy goals are most viable.