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Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

Federal Funds Should not be About Obedience

March 13, 2017

There is no question that President Trump has made some questionable decisions as of late-- travel bans, healthcare repeals, building a wall, constantly poi...

Free speech and the scourge of hate groups

Free speech and the scourge of hate groups

April 6, 2015

“You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake!” The image of a klansman above the words “Neighborhood Watch,” stares out from dark slits...

Free Press Applies To Ideas That Are Not Pre-Approved

By Director Dr. William Stimson, EWU Journalism Department

November 14, 2014

Filed under Letters To The Editor

Many people were upset by an article that appeared in The Easterner on Oct. 15 under the title, “Protests in Missouri Unfair to Local Businesses.” One letter writer said he was “appalled” that such an article “was allowed a platform in your campus newspaper.” But look at the actual results. Precisely because the article in question was provocative, people across...

Editorial: Freedom of expression and our obsession with the illusion of security

Editorial: Freedom of expression and our obsession with the illusion of security

November 14, 2012

We’re all bound to get a little upset when people say things we don’t like or insult our way of life. The way in which we respond to the things people...

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