All posts tagged "Donald Trump"

  • A glimpse inside the Trump administration

    It is no secret that the presidency of Donald Trump is an unusual one. His presidency has featured countless attacks on the media, the use of Twitter for his public quarrels and has divided our country to...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • Bob Woodward’s ‘Fear’ was important for our country

    Since Trump’s induction into the White House nearly two years ago, the United States and its citizens have witnessed him on his personal social platform, in derailed speeches, in ghost-written novels and in occasional secretly recorded sessions....

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • Former FBI Director James Comey sits down with George Stephanopolous

    Former FBI director James Comey sat down with news anchor George Stephanopoulos for an exclusive interview that aired on April 15, on ABC. The interview, which lasted an hour, delved into the strained professional relationship between the...

    • Posted April 17, 2018
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  • Opinion | It’s time for more than just ‘thoughts and prayers’

    For a country that claims to be the home of the brave, we sure are led by a bunch of cowards. If you somehow haven’t heard by now, 17 people were killed and another 23 were injured...

    • Posted February 20, 2018
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  • Opinion | A reckless bipartisan budget

    Early on Friday morning, Feb. 9, Congress passed a budget for the next two years, to be sent to President Trump’s desk for his signature. It ended a government shutdown you might not have known about. This...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • Opinion | President Trump, American nationalist

    President Trump’s speech last Tuesday night to Congress is significant for several reasons. Politically, it comes at a time when his approval ratings are rebounding and the midterms look less disastrous for the Republican party than they...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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  • Trump administration plans to stick with deadline for DACA

    Democrats and Republicans in Washington remain distant on a deal that would continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Following the government shutdown, from Jan. 20 to 22, the top priority in Congress has been...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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  • Opinion | President Trump’s spending habits are less than ideal for a president

    Donald Trump continues to be a one-of-a-kind president. After changing the way that the executive branch communicates, by constantly fighting his battles via Twitter, Trump is now deciding to make a massive upgrade to Air Force One,...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Students, faculty participate in silent vigil to support immigrants and refugees

    Approximately 70 students, faculty and staff lined the Arnold Bernhard Library steps from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. to participate in a silent vigil, put together by a group of faculty and students. The silent vigil gave...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Peaceful protesters ‘mourn’ the 2016 presidential election results

    Nearly 30 professors and students gathered on the Arnold Bernhard Library steps to participate in a peaceful protest around 12 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. The protest was organized to mourn the 2016 presidential election results, which...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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  • Student body’s stance on the presidential election

    After nearly 18 months of presidential campaigning, numerous rallies and three presidential debates, the nation must decide who will be the next president of the United States. As Election Day approaches, students must decide if they’re voting...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Q&A with Scott McClean on the presidential election

    Political science professor Scott McLean gives his thoughts on the millennial vote and the impact their vote has on the election. In addition, he provides his prediction for Connecticut’s outcome on Election Day. Regarding the millennial vote…...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • From the classroom to the primaries

    For the last two weekends, 22 students and one professor have been traveling to New Hampshire to work on campaigns for presidential candidates as a part of their political science class. This “Presidential Campaigns” course, taught by...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Trump is dangerous to our country

    When Donald Trump announced over the summer that he was running for president, I—like many people—laughed. I looked forward to the hilarity that would be his campaign. No one could possibly take this joke seriously, I thought....

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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