Obama has revolutionized presidential outreach. He is the first president to make so many active efforts to connect to young voters through different platforms. One of his most effective methods of connecting with youth and the public has been through his various comedic appearances.
Today we hope to talk about an issue of utmost importance for our generation—an issue that can, and should, unite us rather than divide us along political lines. That issue is same-sex marriage, and specifically the court case that could make marriage equality the law of the land at last.
We need creative negotiation, but with more effective language in discussion of the deal. And we need to do so in a way that demonstrates a balance of power.
Matthew Cohen ’18 and Johnathan Bowes ’15 debate the best actions for Obama to take in Cuban foreign policy. Cohen argues the embargo was obsolete and ineffective, praising Obama’s termination of it, while Bowes argues that the US cannot negotiate with the socialist state.
In the end, four jam-packed years of college at a young age doesn’t seem like the best option anymore. We should think about alternatives because it doesn’t make sense to waste Stanford on young people.
In many ways, the ability to confess error is the highest level of prosecutorial discretion, and a concrete example of the SG’s mandate to ensure that justice is done. It is a rare enough thing to admit fault, either in the real-life Washington, D.C., or the fictionalized version in House of Cards.
Matthew Cohen ’18 and Johnathan Bowes ’15 debate whether Puerto Rico should become the 51st state in the United States. Cohen urges us to question the previous votes in Puerto Rico as well as its tremendous debt while Bowes argues the US should respect the will of Puerto Ricans in whatever they choose.
The Democratic front-runner is a candidate that, although recognizably liberal, is still moderate enough to enrage the Democratic far left. And it’s times like this that people start complaining about how Hillary’s inevitability hurts the ideological vitality of the Democratic Party. But is that necessarily the case? Why is Hillary Clinton the presumed nominee in March?