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Building plans

I used to think that life was a blueprint: set in the works of the future skyscraper you would end up making yourself out

IR Winter Seminar: Day 7 & 8

January 11: The last two days of our winter seminar emphasized the practical application of grand strategy – how abstract theories can be translated

More Representation, Better Government

January 9: Both of our speakers today mainly focus on improving the representation in government. One through means of changing the electoral system to

IR Winter Seminar: Days 4, 5, & 6

January 8: Opportunities to engage with various speakers from around the city continued as the week closed out. On Thursday, we visited the Center

The Room Where It Happens

January 6: Today the American Politics class had the opportunity to hear from Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center, where he works to influence

Paying it forward

January 5: It has been a jam-packed four-day experience of the 2017 Winter DC Seminar for the Urban Education students. I want to give a

D.C., Congress, and Networking

January 5: Part of the D.C. program is experiencing parts of D.C. Today the American Politics class went to the National Museum of African

IR Winter Seminar: Day 3

January 4: State Department Day. For a seminar dominated by international relations and government scholars, many of whom are interested in pursuing careers in this

Spending and Representation

January 4: Our first class meeting this morning was with guest speaker Ryan Alexander, the President of Taxpayers for Common Sense. A lawyer by