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Joe Eggers

Joe Eggers is a fifth year senior from Appleton, Wis. He is a political science and international studies major. He has been involved in several activities on campus, including a stint as last year's Student Senate president.

February 14, 2008

Candidates lack important quality

The race for the most powerful position in the United States is well under way. Through primaries and caucuses, four main candidates have set themselves up to become the next President of the United States. Hillary Rodham Clinton, John McCain, Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama have all won states while making a variety of promises […]

December 13, 2007

Columnist wishes for reunited bands this holiday season

Usually my column consists of a rant about a hot topic which has gotten me riled up and I use my column as an avenue to vent my frustrations. However, because this is the holiday season and this is my last column of the semester, I’ve decided to tone it down a bit. Inspired by […]

November 29, 2007

Democrats disappoint student

Before I get started, I feel like I should clarify a few things. First, I consider myself a liberal. I believe in individual rights and all the other idyllic baggage liberals carry along with them. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to the dozen or so people who read my column who are mostly my […]

November 15, 2007

In simple terms, here’s what Congress should accomplish in the coming year

Dear Congress, I’ve been a very good political participant this past year. I’ve followed politics, participated in the political process and even lobbied for more financial aid and better access to our colleges and universities. With the upcoming holiday season quickly approaching, I have a few simple requests that would make me extra happy. I […]

November 8, 2007

U.S. motives for war unclear

The United States’ key ally in the war on terrorism is facing its own domestic crisis. For the past few weeks, Pakistan has been battling civil unrest and disorder. The widespread protests are a result of the Pakistani Supreme Court’s decision to review President Pervez Musharraf’s eligibility following his victory in the 2007 Pakistani elections. […]

October 4, 2007

Senate committees need better leaders

Student Senate has ignored student needs. By combining the Women’s Initiatives and Diversity Issues Committees into a single committee, the Senate has effectively told a significant number of students on campus that their issues are not that important to their representative body. The idea of combining the two committees was intended to strengthen their drive […]