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The Obama years

The Obama years

Molly Sullivan

January 25, 2017


Filed under News

President Barack Obama made history when he became the first African-American president in 2009. In his two terms, he led the country through international conflicts and domestic unrest. He also instituted reforms in the federal government’s approach to climate change, foreign policy and civil rights. 1....

Obama proposes plan to make community college free

Obama proposes plan to make community college free

Michael Mcclurg

February 2, 2015


Filed under News

President Barack Obama rolled out a bold proposal during his State of the Union address: make the first two years of community college completely free. To be eligible for the program, called America's College Promise, students would need to be a part-time or full-time student, have at least a 2.5...

Farm bill passes the Senate

Farm bill passes the Senate

Madison Holmes

February 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

The five-year farm bill authorizes $1 trillion in spending on farm subsidies and nutrition programs. The faculty in the College of Agriculture will be eligible for up to $4 million of grant funding from the United States Department of Agriculture, wrote Jennifer Ryder Fox, dean of the College of Agriculture, in an em...

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