The role that politicians play in our society makes it misguided, even irresponsible, to eulogize their passing without acknowledging their failures. We risk obfuscating, justifying and glorifying these failures, even ones that have substantial and wide-ranging impacts on peoples’ lives.
Last month, Ryan Murphy announced that the upcoming season of the television anthology “American Horror Story” will be election-themed. That is, this time around the horror will be about the 2016 United States presidential election. The news came less than a month after Donald Trump took office.
In a recent controversial New York Times op-ed, Bucknell University senior Tom Ciccotta argued that he and his fellow conservative students “have found that we can’t bring up controversial topics without being told we are fomenting hate or invalidating someone else’s existence.”
Former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke about the future of the United States, his experience in the public and private sectors and his personal political views to a packed crowd at Graham Chapel Monday.
I read the newspaper and occasionally turned on NBC (and once, accidentally, C-SPAN), but most of my exposure to politics was through comedy. For me, politics and satire have always gone hand in hand. But lately, satire has started to feel a little different.
We all have a relative with rather out-there political views or a cousin with an iffy sense of humor, and they deserve a chance to be in the spotlight. So without further ado, here is a list of the most out crazy, bizarre and offensive stuff that the Forum staff heard at the dinner table.
Two prominent St. Louis political actors gave advice to students interested in someday joining the political sphere during a panel Wednesday.
A trio of CNN digital media reporters discussed how political reporting—and politics itself—have changed due to social media.
Government-focused cable television network C-SPAN opened their parked tour bus on Mudd Field throughout the debate weekend, offering tours to interested members of the Washington University community.
It was impossible not to notice the swarms of media groups covering campus this weekend. But between the madness of students and reporters alike are seven politically informed art installations.