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Federal employees allowed to resume work following reopening of government

Bre Westry, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

The longest government shutdown in the history of the United States government ended Jan. 25 after President Donald Trump and congressional leaders reached a short-term deal allowing the government to begin operations again. T...

Common Theme Speaker shares personal story as DACA recipient

Andrea Guzman

October 10, 2017

The common theme speaker this year, Erika Andiola, is “undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic.”Andiola identified herself as such while speaking at the Recreation and Convocation Center on Oct. 5, the day all renewals were due for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals pro...

Obama: ultimate ladies man

Eleanor Fishbourne

January 29, 2016

Although Obama is nearing the end of his time as president, he is still kicking butt and taking names. It is the anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and Obama has announced new rules for closing the gender pay gap. ...

Federal government considers validity of state voter ID laws

Staff Writer

September 10, 2013

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court heard Shelby County v. Holder, which challenged the constitutionality of Section 4 and 5 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Section 4 establishes the coverage formula, a set of criteria based o...

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