There’s no “I” in change: collective problems need collective action

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Leah Murray, a professor of political science and the academic director for Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service, led a conversation on collective action problems, climate change […]

Vote smart

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When we were children, bullies threatened us to give them our lunch or money. As adults, bullying is much less straightforward. One form of bullying now is political cyberbullying, where […]

The heated debate between pro-maskers and anti-maskers

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Pro-maskers and anti-maskers have been involved in fierce debate and drawn-out fights. There is a broad range of reasons some people refuse to wear a mask. Anti-maskers believe the government […]

Biden tromps Sanders in key primary states

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On March 10, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faced off in the first head-to-head battle for the Democratic nomination. Biden emerged victorious, winning Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and Idaho. Sanders won […]

Africa’s obstacles, opportunities and the adventure of the Foreign Service

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For former U.S. ambassador Aubrey Hooks, Africa presents an environment of opportunity and growth, even if he once found himself in the middle of an escalating military conflict between France […]

Discussions with David Brooks

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In a small group meeting, students asked New York Times columnist David Brooks his thoughts on closing the political divide in America today. Brooks has visited 33 states over the […]

Civic charity: the cure for political tribalism

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In his presentation “Civic Charity and The Constitution,” Federal Judge Thomas Griffith shared his own experiences and the experiences of the attendees of the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia as examples […]