The Maneater

Tag: Politics

COLUMN: The prestigious college pipeline is setting America up for unfair representation

The majority of elite political figures and government officials were educated in the top prep schools and universities of the country. Most Americans did not have the same education, making it difficult to find a common ground between the two.

COLUMN: A new administration won’t save us from the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continue to rise while other countries seem to have it under control. The discrepancy can be attributed to the individualist versus collectivist approaches to the pandemic.

COLUMN: Staying civil and unified in a divided world

Cordial conversations are the main keys to becoming a truly united nation in today’s “my way or the highway” type political climate.

Mizzou College Republicans looks to educate MU community on conservatism

Through open discussions and debates, Mizzou College Republicans aims to educate its members about conservatism and connect them to volunteer and working opportunities.

MU study finds lack of effective policy to protect pollinators

Pollinators are extremely important in food production and there is not adequate regulation or monitoring to ensure their protection.

How to order an absentee ballot for the midterm elections

The process isn’t too confusing when given the right resources.

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘Anita’ delves into the controversial appointment of Justice Clarence Thomas

The 2013 documentary explores the idea of sexual harassment and its prevalence in the political world.

Column: Taking back my freedom at the Mid-Missouri Solidarity March

Participants were encouraged to stand in solidarity for the rights of all Americans as a part of something bigger than themselves

Blast from the past: How 2016 reflected movements and trends from American history

As Mark Twain once said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”

Column: 2016 will be gone and hopefully forgotten

From Donald Trump to mumps, this year truly sucked.

Missouri politicians take stand on UM System funding

Each of the candidates that are currently representing the Columbia area in the Missouri House of Representatives voted against UM System budget cuts.

MU professor reaches international recognition for his knowledge of political debates

Director of MU’s Political Communications Institute Mitchell McKinney: “I’ve been a political junkie my whole life.”

Jay Sexton named inaugural Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy’s chairman

Sexton has previously served as a lecturer and tutorial fellow at the University of Oxford.

Gubernatorial candidates discuss their plans for MU

In face of funding cuts and enrollment shrinking in MU, three gubernatorial candidates talk about their plans about MU.

Attorney general candidate discusses faith and politics

Josh Hawley: “What the Bible says of how to live life…that’s where I come down and defend.”

Trump’s plan to weaken libel laws would backfire on him

If news outlets nationwide reported the truth in all its ugliness, Trump would find himself suing more media than he can afford.

GOP should let Obama name Scalia’s successor

If conservative senators try to block the nomination, they would actually increase the chances of a liberal victory.

Iowa caucus proved no frontrunner is guaranteed a win

After Trump’s loss and Sanders’ near victory on Monday, there’s no telling how the next competition will end.

2016 election should spark interest, concern about American politics

Both our university and our nation have been facing tough issues, and as students and citizens, these issues are relevant to us.

RJI hosts panel on understanding millennials in politics

Media enthusiasts listened in on how understand millennial voters and ways to engage the younger generation.