The Berry-Poe Conundrum

The Kansas City Chiefs could potentially be losing two starting players to free agency, meaning the players would have their choice to sign with any team they want this offseason. Two starters generally are not anything to write home about. Teams lose starters every year to free agency and losing multiple…

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Humans of Jewell

Jesse Lundervold is a junior chemistry and studio art major. She sat with The Hilltop Monitor to discuss what she has learned about the two seemingly opposite subjects. Jesse talked about the similarities she found between art and science. “As I’ve gone through both of my majors, I’ve found that they both…

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Sanders v. Cruz

Tues, Feb. 7 Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Ted Cruz debated the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the overall trajectory of health care in the United States. Their debate is extremely relevant, as President Donald Trump’s first executive order called for a loose interpretation of the ACA…

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Goodbye, Michael Flynn, and good riddance

American democracy scored a victory this week when Michael T. Flynn resignedfrom his job as National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump. The resignation came after accusations that Flynn discussed Russian sanctions with diplomat Sergey Kislyak before the election. Flynn’s actions allegedly violated the Logan Act, a law that makes it a felony for…

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Changes to federal financial aid

This past month ushered in a restructured schedule for student loan applications, a fresh lawsuit aimed at the largest federal student loan service provider in the nation and a new presidential administration; all of which demands its own share of students’ attention in order for them to maintain financial solvency…

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