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[VIDEO] FHSU Students and Faculty Protest At President Martin’s House

The gloves are finally coming off, and things are getting interesting in the modest rural town of Hays, Kansas. A group of Fort Hays State University Students and faculty gathered on the president’s house lawn at noon Monday to show their support for the university president Mirta Martin.  Ironically, most students had little understanding of the underlying issues… Continue

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If It Wasn’t For Their Personalities

If it wasn’t for their personalities, both Trump and Clinton would be phenomenal candidates. Seriously. We have two of the most qualified people ever to run for POTUS. Think about it. Hillary Clinton went to Yale Law School, married Bill Clinton and became First Lady of Arkansas followed by First Lady of the United States,… Continue

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The Leader Begins: Escaping the Thought Police

I’ve always been skeptical of authority Growing up inside a Parochial school system caused me to question my beliefs to the point of existential and philosophical angst. I had existed in a closed system of information for so long… how could I be sure that my worldview was right? I remember watching Bill Maher’s Religulous in… Continue

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FHSU student tries her Hand in politics

07/26/2012 Randy Gonzalez Fort Hays State University Relations HAYS, Kan. — Being a Democrat in a Republican state can be frustrating, but it also can be a learning experience, said Anna Hand, an Ellsworth senior majoring in political science at Fort Hays State University. “Of course it’s frustrating, because I have my ideas of the… Continue

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5 reasons everyone hates politicians

This is the year for outsiders in the political world. From Gary Johnson to Bernie Sanders – and of course Donald Trump – voters everywhere are looking for someone who isn’t part of the establishment to represent them. Sure there are still plenty of people who support the establishment candidates, but it is clear there… Continue

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Ivanka trumps everything for FHSU student Tanner Tempel

By Randy Gonzales Fort Hays State University Relations HAYS, Kan. — It was a whirlwind week for Kansas’ youngest representative at the Republican National Convention. Tanner Tempel, a Garden City senior agriculture business major at Fort Hays State University, was an alternate delegate for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. One of the highlights for the 22-year-old… Continue

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Watch the DNC Convention Online, Full Schedule

The Democratic National Convention begins tonight in Philadelphia, following the GOP convention and a massive leak of Democratic National Committee emails that’s been widely attributed to Russian hackers; emails that describe Hispanic outreach as “taco bowl engagement” and draw evidence that Hillary Clinton was favored by the DNC while disfavoring Bernie Sanders. The schedule of guest… Continue

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Could a smartphone app revolutionize democracy in America?

One phone application is leading the way for increasing political involvement, and holding Congress accountable  at a time where the American government seems to be failing. It’s no secret that public opinion has very little effect on public policy decisions. The major influence Congressmen feel is from political lobbyists and Political Action Committees (PACS), which… Continue

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