Moderator Ayush Manandhar, ’17, and political science professor Dr. Tobias Gibson listen to Dr. John Langton speak at “The Executive Order” panel. PHOTO BY ZACH STAFFORD.
BY ZACH STAFFORD
Three professors of Political Science, Dr. Tobias Gibson, Dr. John Langton and Dr. Kali Wright-Smith, held a panel discussion last week to analyze and answer questions about recent decisions made by U.S. President Donald Trump. The event was moderated by Ayush Manandhar, ’17, and sponsored by the Westminster Global Development and Progress Club and Westminster Journal for Global Progress.
The debate featured businessman and television personality Donald Trump (R-N.Y.) and former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.).
BY STEFANIE EGGLESTON
STAFF WRITER AND SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off in the first presidential debate of 2016 last Monday night as students watched on the screen in the Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall.
BY BEN CAMPBELL
The NCAA Division I basketball tournament officially began on Thursday, March 16, kicking off a wild three weeks of college basketball.
GDP and Up to Us team member, Nicolas Lopez, explains the national debt to a student in JCI as a part of their campaign.
BY MUSTAFE ELMI AND AYUSH MANANDHAR
America’s economy is a big part of the global market. So when the United States’ financial crisis happened in 2008, the whole world faced a recession. Yet, even as the U.S. has seen signs of recovery, with wage growth and millions of new jobs, one issue remains a cause for concern and confusion — our staggering $19 trillion national debt. Read more
Obama has banned the practice of holding juveniles in solitary confinement. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WASHINGTON POST.
BY HENRY CHOY
President Barack Obama last week banned the practice of holding juveniles in solitary confinement in federal prisons, after stating that it could lead to lasting psychological consequences. Read more
Members of Spiritual Life collected student signatures on a “WestMO stands against discrimination” banner in JCI. PHOTO BY JIM MALVEN.
BY JIM MALVEN
Days after top University of Missouri officials resigned amid student demands to end racism at the predominately white school, Westminster took steps both to support Mizzou students and to examine how Westminster can ensure racial equity on campus. Read more
Results of a poll sent to Westminster College students asking which quarterback is better – Tom Brady or Joe Montana. GRAPH BY JIM MALVEN
BY JIM MALVEN
Following Tom Brady’s fourth Super Bowl win, equal to all-time great Joe Montana’s record, many football fans are asking where does the fourth ring put Brady on the list of great quarterbacks. Looking at a career marred by scandals and controversies, sports writer Jim Malven takes an in-depth look at what Brady has accomplished, what he is compared to Joe Montana, and what his career means for football history.