Government shutdown jeopardizes Whitworth University course

The partial U.S. government shutdown is all too real for a group of students at Whitworth University on a month long trip in the nation's capitol.Professor Aaron Putzke spent the last several months planning the trip and coordinating with researchers…

USDA issues statement outlining functions if government shutdown occurs

The United States Department of Agriculture released a statement today outlining what changes will occur for the department if there is a lapse in federal funding. The release follows the impending government shutdown, with a midnight deadline on Friday, Dec. 21 when certain federal funding is set to expire.