2012 Election results

Election season is over! No more TV ads, phone calls or emails asking for support or donations. President Barack Obama was re-elected, but that wasn’t the biggest news of the night.  The presidential race was tight at the beginning and then widened at the end in the presidents favor. President Obama took home 303 electoral […]

How the presidential candidates weigh in

  Chelsea Ratterman Editor In Chief  How the presidential candidates weigh in Now that we have passed the convention stage, the candidates will be out in full force campaigning. The question most often asked is, how do they line up against each other? How they answer this question may be the deciding factor come November 6.

Pro Choice by principle

Chelsea Ratterman Editor in Chief Pro Choice by principle The GOP has attempted to draw in women voters, to close the gender gap that pushed President Obama to the 2008 win, but their recently reaffirmed views on women might make that gap grow even more. The platform the GOP approved calls for a constitutional amendment […]

Students to feel tuitions pinch

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor It was recently announced that the interest rate on Stafford student loans could be expected to double, from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent come July 1 with the expiration of a 2007 bill, unless action is taken. This could result in nearly $1,000 being added to payments of those receiving financial […]

U.S. Rep. Cole sees 20112 presidential election as a referendum on Obama

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole addresses RSC students in an open forum format. Photo by Logan Pierce

By: Logan Pierce, Editor-in-Chief On March 13, U.S. Rep. Tom Cole met with members of the Student Senate to field questions relating to the political season and government policy. Cole talked about the President’s tax plan. “People will be waiting on the election,” Cole said, “The winner will determine the course for this country.” No […]