Tagged with politics

Redefining the American image

Redefining the American image

By Samantha Bayne On a whim, I stumbled into a small bookshop near the Eastern Market on a suggestion from an old friend. The shelves were neatly lined with books from all genres labeled with reviews from the employees of the shop, and chairs were lined into rows in the basement section. I accidentally had … Continue reading

It’s All About Trust and Respect

One common theme that has come up repeatedly throughout our time here in DC is, regardless of field or profession, everyone values trust and respect. We have heard from people in journalism, politics, and Congress about how important it is to trust and be trusted, respect and be respected. While many fields value trust and … Continue reading

What draws people to politics?

Josh Cook I don’t want to be a politician. There’s no part of me that believes I’m even remotely worthy of having my name next to a box on a ballot, let alone for people to check that box. Luckily for me, there’s a myriad of ways to be involved in the political arena without … Continue reading

Inauguration 2017: the experience

Inauguration 2017: the experience

By Jess Lynk  Our final day in D.C. started early than most. We awoke to darkness as we prepared for the finale of our trip: the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. This experience will be one I always remember. From standing for at least 10 hours to watching a new … Continue reading

It all Comes Together

It all Comes Together

By Julia Wolf The time has come to depart from Washington DC. As I sit here in the airport and write this, I can’t help but reflect on the final day of our trip. The inauguration was the largest mass of organized chaos I have ever seen. And while many of the people who attended … Continue reading

The Time Has Come

The Time Has Come

By Riley Fink Well, it finally happened. The event that many thought would never occur finally did. Donald John Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. From the second his candidacy was announced, most treated him as a joke. Donald Trump winning the presidency? Never. Even watching the inauguration in person … Continue reading