Topic: Donald Trump

The Trump administration announced a new oil drilling proposal in early January that could open 90 percent of U.S. coastal waters for oil drilling, including coastal waters in Rhode Island.

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Politicians, students respond to Trump’s offshore drilling plans

March 11, 2018 0 comments

Since United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the Trump administration’s new National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program in early January, the outcry has been swift and persistent, both from the public and private sector.

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Miller ’19: Why we can’t call that treason

February 13, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 5, 2018, President Donald Trump remarked to the Sheffer Corporation in Cincinnati that the Democrats’ failure to stand and applaud during his 2018 State of the Union address to Congress amounted to treason.

David Roediger, professor at the University of Kansas, discussed his work  with Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies and director of the CSREA.

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Roediger contextualizes whiteness in Trump era

February 6, 2018 0 comments

In a talk entitled “Whiteness in the Time of Trump,” David Roediger, professor of American studies at the University of Kansas, drew upon his work in what he calls “the critical study of whiteness” to shed light on why white working-class voters supported President Trump in the 2016 election Monday evening.

Eric Patashnik, director of Watson’s Public Policy Program, moderated a panel Monday evening on the political future of America.

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Democrat, Republican discuss future of America under Trump

November 6, 2017 0 comments

As is the case with many modern political issues, Democrats and Republicans are divided on how they see the future of the United States under Trump.

David Corn ’89, the D.C. bureau chief of Mother Jones, Benjamin Domenech, publisher of the Federalist, and Sabrina Siddiqui, political reporter at the Guardian discussed the difficulties of covering the Trump administration. The journalists said they have to prove themselves trustworthy to the public and must be diligent about fact-checking.

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Journalists talk societal discontent toward media in Trump era

October 23, 2017 0 comments

Three journalists from different publications came together to discuss the challenges journalism has faced since the election of President Trump.

Grigo ’18: It’s not the time to ‘stick to sports’

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Grigo ’18: It’s not the time to ‘stick to sports’

October 5, 2017 0 comments

If it wasn’t obvious, it has now become clear: “Stick to sports” is nothing more than a tool used to undermine the political participation of athletes.

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, spoke at the University Tuesday to a packed audience.

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, came to the University to talk about the state of the press in the era of Trump.

Columns, Opinions

Mitra ’18: Harriet Tubman deserves top billing

September 6, 2017 0 comments

On the one hand, we have Harriet Tubman, a humanitarian and abolitionist who dedicated her life to fighting for the freedom of enslaved people. She risked her life as a spy for the Union Army, spent years guiding others to liberty and eventually became the most famous “conductor” on the […]

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Elected officials gather to speak in support of DACA

September 5, 2017 0 comments

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it would end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.