The Observer

The Government Needs to Start Treating Science as Essential

November 2, 2013

                            By FREDERIC ADOR Contributing Writer Published: October 30, 2013 In his January 2009 Inaugural Address, President Barack Obama recognized the importance of science in today’s society and promis...

A Jesuit Education Could Have Prevented a Government Shutdown

By THE OBSERVER EDITORIAL BOARD

October 2, 2013

Published: October 2, 2013 Unless you have a family member who works peripherally for the federal government or if you were planning on visiting the Statue of Liberty in the next couple of days, odds are that you are not directly affected by the government shutdown that began on Oct. 1. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t...

House Speaker John Boehner, President Barack Obama and Majority Senate Leader Harry Reid were key players in the , here shown meeting on Nov. 16, 2012. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Student Leaders React to Shutdown

October 2, 2013

By IAN McKENNA Editor-in-Chief Published: Oct. 2, 2013 Responses to the shutdown from the presidents of the College Republicans and College De...