Tagged with Political Discourse

Ah, There’s the Opposition

Ah, There’s the Opposition

By Harrison Yu As a follow-up to one of my previous posts, I now have to apologize.  I was a bit critical of the Washington Center for not setting us up with speakers who had conservative points of view.  Now, for the most part, that still holds true; however, they did bring in (and sent us … Continue reading

Memorable Moments: SCOTUS

Memorable Moments: SCOTUS

By Grace Dunn Last Friday, we had the opportunity to visit the highest federal court in the United States, the Supreme Court. For many of us, this was our first time in the historic building. Sarah Schroeder, sophomore strategic political communications major, was blown away by how massive the Supreme Court was, but realized none … Continue reading

A climate for social change

A climate for social change

By Jess Lynk To say today was a busy day would be an understatement. From meeting at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to attending a networking event with alum, it was a day full of connections. One of those connections we made was with Bryan Klopack, Vice President of Corporate Alliances at Special Olympics. Klopack talked about … Continue reading

Haven’t we always been this polarized?

By Isabelle Barrett “16 years ago, people complained about how the parties were too similar.” – Dr Julia Azari What??? There is no way that can be true. Haven’t American politics always been polarized? Hasn’t there always been some sort of blood feud-like struggle between the two major parties? Was there ever a time when the … Continue reading

Political Discourse?

By: Logan Kentner Monday was the kick-off of our academic sessions.  The topic for the day was centered around political discourse.  After her son told her she was only listening to things she wanted to hear our speaker, Julie Winokur, set out to travel America to get a better understanding of people and how they … Continue reading

Are you sending out invitations?

By: Maddie Miller Getting an invitation is an exciting moment, no matter your age. Whether it be to a classmate’s birthday party in elementary school, acceptance to your dream school, or a simple opportunity to catch up with an old friend, invitations signal opportunities.