Bustos visits with student veterans at Sauk

DIXON – When Ashley DeArmitt left the Navy in 2012, she was nervous about transitioning into the real world. “When I first wanted to get into the nursing program, I didn’t know anything about benefits or anything,” said DeArmitt, a second-year student at Sauk Valley Community College. DeArmitt, 25, spent 4 years in the Navy […]

Bustos hears about MC food security program

 MONMOUTH — Conceived in 2013, the interdisciplinary food security program is a relatively new incorporation to Monmouth College’s tradition of splicing different areas of study together in order achieve a unified goal. The program follows a number of different avenues in order to answer the overarching question, “Will the Midwest hold the key to solving […]

Congressional proposal requires uniform disciplinary process in sexual assault cases

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is co-sponsoring legislation that aims to make the university experience safer. The 17th District Congresswoman is one of about 20 representatives introducing the House version of the Campus Safety and Accountability act.  The measure focuses on protecting students and standardizing practices regarding sexual assault on college campuses. The bill seeks to hold […]

Cheri Bustos talks jobs, transportation during tour stops in central Illinois

On a tour of central Illinois on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos endorsed the idea of agencies partnering to meet the transportation needs of Fulton County residents. The East Moline Democrat is running for the 17th Congressional District against challenger Bobby Schilling, R-Rock Island. Her stop in Canton was her third in her daylong “Cheri […]