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NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will begin the 2016-17 academic year with new leadership in eight of its units. Carl Campbell is returning as the chair of economics, a position he held from 2009-2012. Before coming to Northern Illinois University in 1999, Professor Campbell taught at Mount Holyoke College, Colgate University, Dartmouth College...
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On Jan. 21, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that political spending is a form of protected speech. Five years later, NIU political science professor Scot Schraufnagel examines the playing field since then.
S. Leo Chiang
Take a break from pre-election madness this week and journey back in time to November 2008, when the first Vietnamese-American, Anh “Joseph” Cao, was elected as a U.S. Representative to the 111th Congress – a Republican in a heavily Democratic district in New Orleans and the first Republican to represent the district since 1890. Mr....
Scot Schraufnagel
by Scot Schraufnagel, assistant professor, NIU Department of Political Science The Nov. 2 general election is fast approaching and will actually arrive on the NIU campus sooner than Election Day. From Monday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 21, students, faculty, staff, and other DeKalb County residents will be able to vote early in Gallery Lounge on the main...