Obama declares union strong, economy on upswing in 2015 address

President Obama gave his first 2015 State of the Union Address Tuesday night. States of the Union addresses are, historically, a platform for the...

Minimum Wage Increases Impact College Students

Michael Kavitz As of Jan. 1, the minimum wage has increased in 20 states and in the District of Columbia. According to USA Today, the increase...

Appeals Court Considers Same-Sex Marriage

The fight for same-sex marriage in the South pressed on after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held a hearing Jan. 9. Mississippi, Louisiana...

State Dept. issues global travel caution

After major terror attacks in recent months, the U.S. Department of State has issued a Worldwide Caution as of Jan. 9. The department’s caution...

ADHD meds pose problems for colleges

Balancing school work and the freedom of living on one’s own can make any first-time college students feel unorganized, distracted and overwhelmed. This is natural,...

Supreme Court examines gerrymandering in the South

The Supreme Court seemed split and perplexed by a demand that Alabama redo its legislative redistricting plan because of its over-the-top emphasis on the...

Politicians discuss net neutrality

Obama went public with his feelings about net neutrality, putting Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler in an uncomfortable position.  On Monday, Obama released a...

GOP paints America red until 2016

After a long and expensive midterm election cycle, Democrats have lost the Senate, increased their minority in the House and saw losses in gubernatorial...

Miss. residents re-elect Cochran, GOP takes the Senate

Credit: Courtesy Photo After a long and expensive midterm election cycle, Democrats lost control of the Senate, increased their minority in the House and...

Non-citizens could affect election vote

According to the Washington Post, a recent study suggested that people who are not citizens could affect the senatorial elections in November by saving...

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