At least 58 are dead and nearly 500 are injured following Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas, Nev.
Filmmaker Julie Winokur never considered herself intolerant. In fact, she was concerned about politically divisive language years before the verbal battles of the 2016 election. However, after hearing her comment while watching FOX News, Winokur’s son called her “the most intolerant person” …
Following a series of controversial decisions from President Trump, the newest administrative action rolls back a number of federal protections for transgender students.
Thirty-four years ago, a high school principal in Missouri requested that two stories in the student newspaper be removed before it was sent to print, claiming the articles were “inappropriate.”
With only 11 months remaining in his term, President Barack Obama on Tuesday made one last push to fulfill his most enduring failed campaign pledge: closing the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The legalization of marijuana would provide many benefits to the United States, while the current policy has proven more of a hindrance to the country than a benefit.
The Syrian refugee crisis has brought the intriguing duality of the American character into the presidential election.
While most of the country is dismayed by the racial tension and events unfolding at the University of Missouri, some students argue it was a long time coming.
The hot-button issue of abortion always finds a way onto the presidential election stage.
University policies, procedures for active shooter scenario outlined
The election of a new speaker brings about feelings of hope and change.
Hillary Clinton, whether you like her or not, is a strong candidate for the office of President of the United States.
The first Democratic debate featured numerous topics, but economic policies set the candidates apart. Economic issues like Glass-Steagall and trade agreements have separated the two big contenders for the Democratic nomination.
The recent turmoil that has consumed the House of Representatives does not bode well for the GOP’s claim to governance. With possession of both chambers of Congress after the 2014 election, the Republican Party was given the opportunity to show that it could govern and pass legislation inste…
Riders of the South Shore train line are holding their breath as the deadline to implement new safety technology draws near. Failure to meet this deadline could mean a halt of all public transportation along that line.
After every shooting, the debate over guns escalates to a feverish pitch.
Over the summer, the Federal Reserve had discussed the possibility of raising interest rates. The interest rate has been around zero percent since the Great Recession of 2008-2009. Recently, the Federal Reserve said it would not raise the interest rate.
Imposters posing as Uber cab drivers have reportedly attempted to pick up female students this year at three different colleges across the country.
Valparaiso University’s radio station, WVUR-FM 95.1, is participating in College Radio Day on Friday.
Faatimah Knight, a 23-year-old Muslim activist, spoke to Valparaiso University students and faculty about how African Americans and Muslims have been affected by the burning of eight churches in the south.
Gretchen Buggeln, Ph.D, and Arts and Humanities professor, has been elected president of the Vernacular Architecture Forum. Buggeln will serve a two-year term as president.
Valparaiso University has been named the No. 1 master’s university for contribution to the public good by Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings.
The fight for a $15 minimum wage is a flashpoint in the struggle to reclaim the American Dream.
As the United States honors the 14-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Valparaiso University faculty and staff members recalled their own memories of that day.
Going into the 2016 presidential campaign, many of us in political science thought we knew who would be the republican nominee. The conservative to moderate Gov. Jeb Bush would ultimately get the nomination over candidates like Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee. This process has worked in an order…
On April 12, 2015, 25-year-old Freddie Gray was arrested by Baltimore police in a seemingly routine stop. However, along the way to the police department, currently unknown events transpired resulting in a fatal spinal cord injury for Gray; he died a week later.
Katie Britton was sitting down to a meal at Luna del Sea in Baltimore on Monday night when the restaurant manager ran through the front door telling all of the patrons to move to the back.
Officers from the Porter County SWAT team prepare to enter the Arts and Sciences Building Tuesday evening. While the incident on campus may not be connected to the national trend of swatting, it is an example of how extreme the consequences of swatting can be.
Everything is quiet. An anonymous person places a false emergency phone call from a fake number, and suddenly the neighborhood is swarming with police cars, SWAT team members and Homeland Security vehicles. This act of stirring up chaos is known as swatting.
On the night of April 21, 2015, our Valparaiso University community was shocked by reports of an armed hostage situation in the Christopher Center library. Police from the university, the city, the county, and from the state quickly arrived on campus, secured the area outside the library, an…
On April 12th, 2015, Hillary Clinton announced that she’s running for President in 2016. The first Democrat to officially announce her candidacy for 2016, Hillary is not only the definite frontrunner for the Democratic nomination but also easily the most qualified person to run for President.
On March 26, 2015, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, a bill that shamefully provides a legal defense for discrimination in the Hoosier state.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a bill last Thursday that was met with radically conflicting opinions. The Religious Freedom Reformation Act (RFRA) was authored by Senators Scott Schneider, Dennis Kruse and Brent Steele, and co-authored by nine other senators.
On Monday, March 23, 2015, Republican Senator Ted Cruz from Texas announced his bid for the 2016 presidency.
In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) began a campaign of brutal expansion into territories in the Middle East, bringing with them a plague of death, torture and oppression.