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The System of Mystery

In light of the recent midterm elections, I found it plausible to compose a politically- themed blog post. Despite voter turnout diminishing in recent years, politics remain an enormous influence on the average American. Now before you begin tearing your … Continue reading

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Wilfred C. Bussing: Newspaper Tycoon and Superstar

In 1965, Wilfred C. Bussing stood at the top of Evansville’s newspaper entity commonly known as the Evansville Press. Within a few months, the newspaper mogul was retiring from his lofty position as president. After his retirement, Bussing received great … Continue reading

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Archibald: A Bird of Few Words

When greatest mascot’s names are called, Among them will be Archibald. A bird who doesn’t have to fly, ‘Cause basketball will get him high. And he can do the victory shuffle, Without a single feather’s ruffle. And he worked hard … Continue reading

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Icaria: A Brief History

The Icarians are a communal group that can trace their existence back to 19th century Frenchmen Etienne Cabet. Cabet was an accomplished lawyer, teacher, public official, and novelist who heavily believed in utopias during his time. In his novel “Voyage … Continue reading

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How the Federal Government Became “Uncle Sam”

The federal government is often referred to as, “Uncle Sam.” However, not many people know why, or from where this nickname stems. During the War of 1812, a meat-packer from Troy, NY named Samuel Wilson supplied the U.S. Army with … Continue reading

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