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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Main (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Confirmed: Trump living in shadow of Index Fund in which his father should have invested

Saying that “he really needed this,” political analysts confirmed Tuesday that Trump’s election victory helped the 70-year-old man escape from the shadow of the Index Fund in which his dad should have invested. The President received $40-$200 million of assets from his father, which financial analysts agree would have been better invested in the Schwab, USAA, or Vanguard S&P 500 […]

by Ali Naseer· · 0 comments · Opinion
Two wrongs do not make a right

Two wrongs do not make a right

A week ago, we at the Echo released our annual joke issue. Less than 24 hours—at roughly 7:00 a.m. on Saturday morning—we pulled the issue from the racks. Most people reading this know why we pulled the issue, but for those uninformed, the Echo made the mistake of printing the name of a student in the satirical article “Women’s Rugby […]

by Jake Bleich· · 0 comments · Opinion

Humor can address issues, aid conversations

When something like the recent joke edition of the Echo causes controversy and negative feelings, it is natural to feel that the easy solution would be to never print such an edition again. If there was no joke edition, there would be no controversy. I am not endorsing this year’s joke edition or any articles within it, but I feel […]

by Ethan Schuler· · 0 comments · Opinion

Reflections from the EIC

Being a good journalist is different from being a good humorist. I would like to think that the staff of the Echo consists of innovative, curious, talented and exceptional student journalists. However, I have no qualms with saying that no one on our staff is a humorist. We are a platform for student’s thoughts and opinions and are not a […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Opinion