Editorial: Minority representation in Supreme Courts matters

In 2020, the U.S. had a population of 329.5 million people. This population was made up of 204.3 million people who identified as only white based off their answer to the 2020 census. This is roughly 62% of the U.S. population. The other 38% of the population was people who identified as multiracial, Black or […]

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Federal stimulus bill: How will the American Rescue Plan impact South Dakota?

President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a $1.9 trillion stimulus and economic relief bill, into law March 11. The bill has a number of wide-ranging impacts, including short-term expansions of unemployment benefits, money for state and local governments, changes to health insurance exchanges, a modification of the Child Tax Credit […]

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Third round of stimulus checks could benefit college students

President Joe Biden has been adamant about passing another COVID-19 relief package, even before he was elected. This proposed third stimulus bill of $1400 would include college students when many were left out of the first two. This new stimulus bill could arrive as early as next week or could get pushed back until the […]

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Editorial: Let’s wait to give a round of applause to Biden on diversity

President Joe Biden has successfully fulfilled his promise of creating the most diverse White House staff in U.S. history. This is highlighted by the 46th president’s pick for Vice President, Kamala Harris, who is the first women, Black and Asian-American to be Vice President in U.S. history. In addition to this, half of  Biden’s cabinet […]

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Biden was not my first choice, but I’m voting for him

Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign last Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee.  When Bernie announced that he was dropping out of the presidential race, I knew the political world would turn itself upside down. Shortly after Sanders announced the suspension of his campaign, people took to Twitter. The hashtags #NeverBiden, #WriteInBernie […]

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