Drug Price Relief or Deceptive Rx? Ohio’s Issue 2 Divides Opinion
By Breanna Beers
The November 7 Ohio general election is approaching, and few ballot items have incited as much controversy as Ohio Issue 2. Commonly referred to as the Drug Price Relief Act -- or the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue, depending on the speaker -- this bill would mandate that no state-run agency could spend more on prescription drugs than the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which receives a federally mandated 24 percent discount.
Proponents of this bill hope to reduce the ...
Charlottesville and Racial Tension in Trump’s America
How President Trump is affecting unity in the face of tragedy
by Alex Hentschel
The word at the forefront of the national discussion on race relations is “Charlottesville.”
A “Unite the Right” rally was held in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. Several other groups showed up to protest the event, including the anti-fascist political group Antifa, clerical ministers and members of the Black Lives Matter ...
Webs of Conflict
Over 250,000 people are trapped in Aleppo, Syria without access to food, water or medical care from the outside world. Aleppo was once an economic center in Syria, but is now the center of the Syrian civil war. An aid convoy was bombed trying to reach civilians on Monday, Sept 19. United States officials accused Russia of the bombing the area to help Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but Russia has denied the accusations.
Glen Duerr, professor of international studies at ...
SB 1146: The Battle for Religious Freedom
Legislators in California tried to pass a bill earlier this year that, in short, would have eliminated California students’ federal funding for attending religious universities that are exempt from certain discrimination laws.
A softer version that Christian universities in California can live with recently passed. But Christian universities such as Cedarville fear that legislation such as California’s SB 1146 could lead to further laws that restrict religious liberties and eventually ...
Trump Victory in Historic Election
In a shocking upset that surprised the nation, business tycoon Donald J. Trump has become the president-elect of the United States.
According to the New York Times, Trump officially has 278 electoral college votes of the needed 270, and is expected to have 306 by the time the votes are finished being counted.
Most predictions leading up to the election favored former first lady, senator and secretary of state Hillary Clinton. The New York Times predicted that Clinton had an 85% chance of ...
Election 2016 Polls
PHOTO GALLERY: Cedarville students join the community on Election Day at Grace Baptist Church to cast their ballots.
Cedarville to Host Election 2016 Forum
The 2016 election season is one of the most controversial and confusing in recent memory. Many students, especially those who may be voting for the first time, have many questions. For these students, Cedarville University’s Center for Political Studies, in conjunction with WHIO-TV, will be hosting a political forum on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The 90-minute event is open to the public and will be held in Cedarville’s Dixon Ministry Center. The event will include a panel of experts ...