Candidates' differences on Defense funding

As it stands, there are three possible alternatives for the future of American defense spending: Mitt Romney's deficit-inflating spending increase, President Obama's plan for a measured reduction in defense costs or draconian sequestration cuts.

Inglis: Unreserved embracement of politics

Instead of unreservedly supporting Pussy Riot's politics, supporters should highlight their struggle for justice under Russian law.

UISG: Hawkeyes are good sports

This Saturday, Hawks Nest and UISG challenge our fellow students to welcome Big Ten rival Penn State with respect.

Hagle: Afghanistan and the 2014 timetable

During their debate both Vice President Biden and Congressman Ryan indicated that American troops should be out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014.  Despite this rare agreement by the two campaigns, there are two important differences in how they approach the issue.

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