Tagged with Donald Trump

An Emotional Day

An Emotional Day

By Haley Barbour Two days ago I attended the inauguration of the Donald Trump. I knew this day would be personally difficult. I spent the better part of last year working full-time to get Hillary Clinton elected president. To say that Election Day was devastating is an understatement. Ye,t I still came to Washington D.C. … Continue reading

Witnessing History

Witnessing History

By Taylor Sellers The main event has passed. Donald Trump is now the President of the United States. on this emotionally and politically charged day, Drake in DC students stood among the crowds to watch the show. It was one interesting show. 

The Issue with Draining the Swamp

The Issue with Draining the Swamp

By Zachary Blevins Build the wall. Lock her up. Make America Great Again. These phrases are hallmark of President-elect Trump’s election. With so much frenzy around the Trump campaign, these phrases, in my opinion, didn’t receive the complete analysis they deserved. So, I’d like to break one of these down: Drain the Swamp Washington DC … Continue reading

The Times They Are A-Changin’

The Times They Are A-Changin’

By Riley Fink Throughout the course of listening to our many speakers and visiting sites today, a common underlying theme seemed to connect all of them. Time always moves forward, but the experiences we heard of on this day all expressed the need to adapt to what the future brings. Coincidentally, most of the change … Continue reading

Washington’s Inauguration Preperation

By: Logan Kentner As our experience in Washington D.C. has continued, we are closing in on the days before the official inauguration of Donald Trump.  Many expect at least one million people to converge on the nation’s Capital for the controversial event.  There are so many things that have to be done in order to … Continue reading

Cabinet Considerations

Cabinet Considerations

By: Haley Barbour       Ford’s Theater, where President Abraham Lincoln was shot, today is the home of a museum chronicling Lincoln’s presidency from his election to the final days of his life. There were many exhibits that drew parallels to today’s questions facing the new administration. In particular, I was intrigued by Lincoln’s … Continue reading

Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum

By Riley Fink Today I visited the Smithsonian museums. While I would have loved to experience all of them, the one I focused on was the National Museum of American History. Walking around outside on the National Mall, you can see several of the Smithsonian’s buildings from one spot. My favorite from a purely visual … Continue reading

Godwin’s Law

Godwin’s Law

By Harrison Yu Godwin’s law, according to Wikipedia, states that, “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1.”  So, the more popular a political figure becomes, the more likely that someone will compare said person to Hitler. Both the current president and president-elect have been compared to the fascist leader … Continue reading