Tag: politics

Julián Castro Outlines Vision at Politics & Eggs Event

Former Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Julián Castro was on campus Wednesday to outline his vision if he wins the presidency. Castro is the most prominent announced candidate for the Democratic nomination, but the field is quickly growing. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has also announced she is running while Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and ...

Castro Announces Bid, Will Visit Hilltop

The parade of potential 2020 Presidential candidates continues next week with another stop at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Julián Castro, who most recently served as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, will keynote the next Politics and Eggs of the New England Council. Castro’s Politics and Eggs visit ...

Timmer Explains Question 1 on MA Ballot

The controversy surrounding the first ballot question on the upcoming ballot has split Massachusetts nurses and residents alike. Before voting on the issue it is important to understand the arguments from each side. I am not an expert on Question 1, and I am not yet a registered nurse. Many people, however, have approached me ...

Lyons: Trans Rights Are Under Attack (Again)

The Trump Administration recently released a memo detailing a proposal that would greatly limit transgender peoples’ rights, safety, and freedom of expression. A new definition of sex that does not include gender identity is up for debate. According to The New York Times, the memo from the Administration states “The sex listed on a person’s birth ...

New U.S. Visa Policy Draws Ire from LGBTQ Groups

On October 1st, a new policy went into effect banning visas for unmarried partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations officials. This new regulation will also impact U.N. ambassadors, U.S. embassy staff, employees of international organizations working in the U.S., and foreign military members stationed in the United States. Partners under these categories will need ...

Warren Addresses Ancestry as 2020 Heats Up

For many years, there have been questions over Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) claim of Native American ancestry during her time at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania. In her 2012 Senate race, her opponent, Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), attacked Warren’s honesty over her claims of Native American ancestry. President Donald Trump has labeled her ...

Senator Jeff Flake Visits Saint Anselm, Calls for Compromise and Bipartisanship

This past Monday, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) visited the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College to give a talk entitled “After the Deluge: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle.” Flake’s visit to Saint Anselm College, a favorite stop for any presidential hopeful, came in the midst of an ...