Featured Club: Young Democratic Socialists

Young Democratic Socialists (YDS) is a politically-oriented club at William Jewell College that emphasizes open political discussion, political action and organization, and active ongoing communication about political events at Jewell and in the broader Kansas City area. Brendan Davison, junior political science major and vice president of the club, started…

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Eric Greitens has been indicted

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Feb. 22 after allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail were revealed in mid-January. The allegations concern a consensual encounter in March of 2015 during which Greitens allegedly took a partially nude photo of his hairstylist without her permission, threatening to leak it if she…

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Trump v. Obama: Foreign Policy

After his first year of presidency, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address, which emphasized his differences from former President Barack Obama in their approaches to foreign policy. Trump’s speech emphasized his nationalistic, isolationist focus, whereas much of Obama’s foreign policy focused on diplomacy. Landmark policies and…

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The DNC and the Steele dossier

Buzzfeed published the Trump Russia dossier also known as the Steele dossier Jan. 10, 2017. It highlights President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. Christopher Steele, a former MI6 agent, made the report, originally paid for by an un-named wealthy Republican donor. After President Trump’s inauguration, Hillary Clinton’s campaign paid…

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