The Spectator

Stem out from STEM

Story by Elizabeth Jackson, Photo Editor

February 19, 2014

At my high school there wasn’t much of an emphasis on the sciences: the basics (biology and natural sciences) were required, and that was where most of my classmates stopped. At age 16, my interests were pretty much the same...

Spectator Editorial Board

February 19, 2014

President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Feb. 12 that will set the minimum wage for any new government contract workers at $10.10 an hour. The president hopes this will begin a serious national discussion on raising...

Federal government shuts down for first time in 17 years

Story by Alex Zank, Freelancer

October 1, 2013

WASHINGTON — As a result of a partisan divide between the House of Representatives and Senate over what should be done with the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, the U.S. government shut down at midnight Tuesday with the ...

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