All posts tagged "obama"

  • The road to the White House

    On Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, most students were in class, hanging out with friends or doing work. But Maria Praeli was at the White House, meeting President Obama. Praeli is a junior political science major at Quinnipiac...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Obama to work against sexual assault

    Talk of rape and sexual assault upon women attending colleges and universities has sparked after President Obama signed a presidential memorandum creating the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault on Jan. 22. President...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac campus

    December 2013 12.5.13 — Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected president, passed away at 95 years old. Mandela was a leader in the struggle of racial oppression throughout South Africa. 12.13.13 —  Student Karl Pierson, 18,...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac campus

    Obama speaks on debt ceiling President Obama addressed the nation on the government shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis yesterday at 2 p.m. In his speech, Obama focused on the importance of funding the federal government. Obama...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac campus

    Terrorists attack Kenya The Westgate Mall in Nairobi, home to luxurious shops and restaurants, was overtaken by Al-Qaeda linked terrorists midday Saturday, according to CNN. Sixty-two people are pronounced dead by the Kenyan Red Cross and another...

    • Posted September 24, 2013
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac campus

    Obama urges Congress to use military action against Syria Saturday night, President Barack Obama called on Congress to authorize military action against Syria in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime allegedly using sarin gas, a banned...

    • Posted September 3, 2013
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac Campus

    Update on The Federal Budget Republicans sought to use the need to raise the federal debt ceiling in early 2013 to force deeper spending reductions before agreeing to an extension until May. In March, Congress will face...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • To vote or not to vote?

    As Nov. 6 inches closer, many students are contemplating whether or not to cast a vote. Although some are eager to cast a ballot in a presidential election for the first time, others are choosing not to...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Obama’s plan better for graduates

    Mitt Romney claims his business experience has prepared him to be a job-creating president. But, as economist Paul Krugman has pointed out, America is not a corporation, and “making good economic policy isn’t at all like maximizing...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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