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Students elect Morris as ASCBU president by 2-1 margin

California Baptist University’s student body voted Kendall Morris, junior communication studies major, into office Feb. 10 as ASCBU executive president for the 2017-2018 school year. Morris won with 65 percent of the votes after weeks of campaigning. He said he knew this position was not easily obtained and prepared for the trials. This was not […]

Presidents abuse power by stepping over legislative branch duties, rights

Point: Executive Orders President Barack Obama has  pushed the Constitution to the side by signing executive orders in order to change federal law without Congress’ approval. Obama, like almost all presidents, has overstepped in his duty by issuing numerous executive orders during his terms. This month, Obama signed into effect a series of executive actions […]

Leaders justified in applying executive order to protect well-being of nation

Counterpoint: Executive Orders Earlier this month, President Barack Obama exercised his authority as commander-in-chief by initiating an executive order on gun control. He proposes to require stricter background checks. Issuing an executive order allows the president to bypass Congress, and effectively establish laws that may have been stunted from passing if the president sees fit. […]

America’s largest Protestant denomination considers choosing a new name

At September’s Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee meeting, the convention leader, President Bryant Wright, made an announcement that both pleased and displeased the “messengers,” representatives sent from cooperating SBC churches. Wright announced the creation of a task force that would look into the possibility of changing the name of the SBC, which with over 16 […]