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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” …

 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.

University policies, procedures for active shooter scenario outlined

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.