Nicaragua provides an answer to Venezuela’s turmoil

Jeff Turner CONTRIBUTOR In Venezuela, Juan Guaido, leader of the National Assembly party declared himself the legitimate President over incumbent Socialist President Nicolas Maduro. This comes...

Failure to cancel during cold weather advisories endangers students

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR The Midwest was struck with alarmingly cold weather on Jan. 30. Schools, businesses and even the postal service experienced closures and delays....

It’s time to enact legislation protecting sexual assault victims

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR The need for legislation to protect sexual assault victims is needed now more than ever. The #MeToo movement has illustrated the tip of...

The takeaway from last week’s social media political firestorm

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR Last week, social media exploded with a viral video of several “Make America Great Again” apparel-wearing teenagers allegedly taunting a Native American...

A constitutional convention could be the solution to several of the country’s modern problems

Ryan Jaeckel CONTRIBUTOR When any amendment to the Constitution is to be ratified by the states, it is done in the state legislatures. For us in...

If BuzzFeed News’ report is true, it’s time to impeach the president

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR BuzzFeed News dropped a bombshell report indicating President Donald Trump instructed his long-time lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. Specifically, Trump...

The Electoral College serves an important role—especially for Nebraskans

Ryan Jaeckel CONTRIBUTOR The biggest news story right now in the political world is the three-week government shutdown. Both sides of the aisle seem like they...

Mollie Tibbetts’ family continues to combat hateful ideology

Will Patterson OPINION EDITOR Brooklyn, Iowa entered the national spotlight after the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. While out on a jog she...