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What’s next?

What’s next?

By Sarah Schroeder This morning I witnessed the worst of the state of political discourse in our country. Over the past two weeks, our group of Drake students have discussed how to talk to and about those we disagree with. Our group covers a very wide range of political ideologies, yet we all can have … Continue reading

Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

By Sarah Schroeder On Friday our group will attend the inauguration ceremonies of the 45th President of the United States. As you all know, this election season was very different from what we are used to. Unexpected candidates, unpredictable campaign events and debates, and a seemingly consistent stream of scandals and gaffes made for a campaign … Continue reading

It’s Newsworthy

It’s Newsworthy

By Sarah Schroeder The news industry has gotten a lot of attention in the recent weeks, especially the phenomenon of ‘fake-news’.

Inaugural Discourse

Inaugural Discourse

By Sarah Schroeder “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow … Continue reading

A Thousand Words

A Thousand Words

By: Sarah Schroeder This afternoon we visited the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum. This is my first time in Washington D.C. and this experience was one I had being looking forward too. Spending a couple of hours walking through the museum was an incredibly somber, yet rewarding time. What stuck out to me the most about the museum was the … Continue reading

The Sweet Sixteen

The Sweet Sixteen

By Sarah Schroeder The transition of Presidential power creates a new set of opportunities and challenges for Congress. Congress must find a way to navigate the transition to work towards achieving their own agenda and working with the new president. 

A Change Election?

A Change Election?

By Sarah Schroeder The election of Donald Trump to the office of the Presidency, a republican controlled House of Representatives and Senate, and a majority of state governments turning Republican, is often attributed to American voters desiring change.

Great Expectations

By Sarah Schroeder Although I’ve never been to Washington D.C., I have always imagined myself calling the city home in the future. While in D.C. I hope to understand the city in a new way, as well as see the exceptional monuments and historical sights. I hope to feel comfortable navigating throughout the city and … Continue reading