We asked students to reflect on their experience with the cancellation of school in March 2020. Here are their stories in their own words
On Wednesday morning, the day after Election Day, I sat down over Zoom with John Inazu, a Professor of Law, Religion, and Political Science, and Mark Valeri, a professor of religion and politics, to ask them about the outcome of election night.
The candidates and voters need to recognize the vast importance of unity and the even more important task of electing any Democrat over President Trump.
Although you might still accidentally write “2019” when putting the date at the top of documents, it’s finally 2020. And with every new year comes new resolutions. We create admirable goals that we think will improve our lives and, at least for a second, feel that this will finally be the year we achieve them.
I’m sorry, but that’s just way too many people for how late in the game it is. We’re now about a year away from the election, and anyone who believes that the nomination is still a 12-person race is fooling themselves.
When asked about professional setbacks and resilience, Buttigieg described the struggle of balancing his sexual orientation with his political career. “I had to wonder whether just acknowledging who I was was going to be the ultimate, career-ending professional setback.”
It was a powerful and much-needed bravado from a candidate in the face of an epidemic of gun violence and gave Beto the best night of his candidacy thus far—at the cost of a second Trump term.
Hosting these single-issue debates would be the Democrats’ best course of action in the current state of their party.
The biggest challenge facing Democratic candidates in a field this crowded is standing out.
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