Inside Look

The State of Immigration: An Update

By: Omar Salinas Chacón, EKU Graduate Assistant

The Trump administration has made it its goal to try to limit immigration into the country. It was no surprise to many in the immigrant community that such policies would come from Donald Trump considering his announcement speech began by describing immigrants as rapists and drug traffickers (Time 2015).

Kentucky Governor’s Debate Review

By: Julia Dake, EKU Graduate Assistant

The Powers of Congress

By: Angie Kirby, EKU Graduate Assistant              

EKU Among Top 20 Best Schools for an Online Political Science Degree

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The EKU Online bachelor’s degree in political science is one of the best in the United States according to Affordable Colleges Online.

Should the U.S. Keep the Electoral College?

By: Dr. Anne Cizmar, associate professor, EKU Department of Government & Economics

Why does the U.S. have the Electoral College?

EKU Among Top 25 Best Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree Programs

Eastern Kentucky University’s online bachelor’s in political science was recently named among the 25 best by TheBestSchools.org. EKU was the only Kentucky institution to be listed in the rankings.

Programs were compared based on the quality of the program and range of courses provided, as well as online instruction methodology and school rankings, reputation, and awards.

Redistricting and Gerrymandering in the U.S.

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By: Dr. Anne Cizmar, associate professor, EKU Department of Government & Economics

Opposition to Obamacare: Prejudice, Politics, or Principles?

Since being legislated in 2010, the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” has been a polarizing policy across partisan and ideological lines. Pollsshowed that a majority of American public opinion was against the law until the beginning of 2017.

Who are the Dreamers of DACA?

By: Steve Barracca, professor, EKU Department of Government and Economics