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You can’t shut down a snowball fight

You can’t shut down a snowball fight

Snow can’t stop us! We were up and bustling to Lincoln’s Waffles for some brunch (it was delicious) and to see Ford’s Theater.  Next, we attempted to see the Old Post Office – now Trump hotel – but it was unfortunately closed. Luckily, it put us in the right time frame to make it to … Continue reading

The Snow of Arlington

The Snow of Arlington

It was cold. I knew it was because I could see my breath in front of me and feel my legs shiver, but I couldn’t feel it hit my chest. For now, the cold was absent to me. There was no room to feel cold when I was full of feelings I couldn’t put into … Continue reading

Tell Me What Ya Want

By Natalie Sherman At a morning session, Michael Steele – the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, and MSNBC political analyst – spoke about the state of the Republican Party. When asked about the 2020 election season, Steele asked, “What kind of country do you want? And what kind of people do you want to run … Continue reading

Extra! Extra! Tweet All About It

Extra! Extra! Tweet All About It

You could say today was a very ~Spicy~ day because we began it by hearing from Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary in 2017 for the Trump Administration. It was an amazing opportunity to hear from him considering all of his accomplishments. Spicer gave us a look into the Trump administration and his time … Continue reading

A sort, of sorts

By: Natalie Sherman “We are sorting ourselves into bubbles,” Mo Elleithee said. He went on to elaborate that like-minded people will find each other. Whether that be on the basis of race, sexuality, class, etc., we seek out those who are like us. I thought, “Is it really that simple?” But, my mom is the … Continue reading

Hey Sista, Soul Sista

Another (chilly) day in D.C.! We began the day at The Washington Center, where we first heard from Bill Kristol who was the Editor in Chief at The Weekly Standard and discussed the Trump era and conservative politics. We then heard from David Corn, who was Washington Bureau Chief, and now Mother Jones and MSNBC Analyst, … Continue reading

It’s not Personal, it’s Politico

Another day, another adventure! We began the day at The Washington Center. First, we heard from Mo Elleithee, the Executive Director at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service McCourt School of Public Policy, who spoke about his time in politics and the DNC. We next heard from a panel including; Dr. Alina Polyakova … Continue reading

Elle Woods for President

Lara Brown stands at the front of a room filled with wide-eyed students soaking up every word. She says, “If we put multiple women on a stage, they can be seen as individuals rather than as women.” This speaks to Hillary Clinton’s run for the Democratic nomination in 2016, when she stood as the lone … Continue reading

There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand

There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand

By: Natalie Sherman If you thought yesterday was long, wait until you hear about today! We began our day at 8:30 with three speakers in The Washington Center; Laura Brown (Director, Grad School of Political Management at the George Washington University), Jacob Leibenluft (Executive VP, Policy, Center for American Progress), and David Catanese (Senior Politics … Continue reading