29
Sep
2013

From economics and health care to abortion and gay rights, Republicans and Democrats always seem to be on opposing ends of the political spectrum. So when it comes to another controversial topic, environmental regulation, it is surprising that the two parties might actually agree on something.

The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.

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28
Mar
2013

Ohio University President Roderick McDavis gave a special presentation regarding the Guaranteed Tuition plan at Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting. The president decided to make a special appearance to help gear support for the new Guaranteed Tuition plan that has been subject to criticism. University executives began talking about the issue nine months ago and will continue.

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Talks Turn from Sequester Back to Gun Control

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12
Mar
2013

Now that sequestration has passed, those in tune with national politics can return to an even more contentious issue: gun violence. The gun question divides people across the country, especially in Ohio. Citizens of a state that is generally considered friendly to gun owners, many Ohioans have voiced their support for control measures in the wake.

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26
Feb
2013

As the sequester negotiations have dragged on, it has oftentimes been easy to separate the effects of the deep spending cuts from the people who may allow them. The fact of the matter is, come Friday if Republicans and Democrats in Congress can’t reach a deal, individuals employed on their staff are in for reduced.

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29
Jan
2013

In cooperation with the Liberty Alliance, Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher is launching a new political website, aptly named “Joe for America.” Since adopting his everyman moniker, Wurzelbacher has achieved a level of celebrity made possible by the strange atmosphere of modern American politics. Unfortunately for the Ohio native, the political limelight has proven itself.

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17
Jan
2013

Student Senate met to discuss the 10-year Housing Master Plan and appoint three new senators in their first meeting Wednesday night. Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Ryan Lombardi gave the only presentation to the senate body – an insider look at the Housing Master Plan he inherited after filling the position of Dr. Kent Smith..

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14
Jan
2013

In the aftermath of the second deadliest school shooting, just behind the Virginia Tech Massacre, the Connecticut school shooting that left 27 dead has once again sparked the debate over gun control. As more information was released about the Newtown tragedy, calls for more gun control have flooded Congress and the airwaves. There is an underlying.

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To Ensure Survival, GOP Must Change Tactics

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14
Nov
2012

For Republicans, the results of last week’s election were largely disappointing. As their candidate handily lost the presidency, the Senate majority seat drifted further from the right. Though the GOP’s presence grew in the House, the signs are clear that if the party stays their current course, Republican candidates won’t fare any better in the next.

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