Title IX Programming Soothes Worries Over Immigration Rights

by Nina Campli, Contributing Writer With the ever more hostile and confusing political climate today, it can be difficult to determine which of our rights are being expanded, if any, and which are being infringed upon.  It is especially difficult for the international students here on campus to determine where they stand in the eyes of America’s new laws. On Wednesday at 4:30 in Crawford … Continue reading Title IX Programming Soothes Worries Over Immigration Rights

Affordable Care Act is not repealed, to no one’s surprise, say students and faculty

by Brooke Winters For the past seven years, Republicans have been pledging to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. With control of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the Presidency, many expected Republicans to follow through on their long-held promise of repealing President Obama’s healthcare reform. The Republicans’ health care plan, known as the American Health Care Act, appeared to be … Continue reading Affordable Care Act is not repealed, to no one’s surprise, say students and faculty

Successful political forum brings students together

by Colleen Dabrowski The Drew Democrats hosted a political forum on Monday, March 20, in the Space. The forum offered students and members of the Drew community a chance to sit on a panel and voice their opinions on the four questions posed by the event organizers. The questions were as follows, as provided on Drew Today: “1. How should the US handle the refugee … Continue reading Successful political forum brings students together

Drewids trace the historical use of torture in recent lecture

by Brooke Winters LC 28 was packed on Monday, March 20, when guest lecturer Professor Lisa Hajjar from the University of California gave a talk titled, “The Afterlives of Torture: Executive Power versus International Law in the Age of Trump.” Hajjar’s work focuses on the use of torture, international and federal laws, and targeted killing through drone strikes. Students, professors from a variety of departments … Continue reading Drewids trace the historical use of torture in recent lecture

Baldwin Honors scholars collaborate to host series of events concerning immigration

by Inji Kim Ever since President Trump’s attempts to reshape immigration policies have started, many have voiced their concerns about the potential political and social repercussions. Leslie Loffredo (’19) was no different, concerned about how much the Drew campus would be affected. The initiative to turn her concern into action began when she consulted Professor Louis Hamilton, the Director of the Baldwin Honors Program, who … Continue reading Baldwin Honors scholars collaborate to host series of events concerning immigration

Drewids react to Flynn’s fallout

by Brooke Winters President Trump asked his former national security advisor Michael Flynn to resign on Feb. 13 after it was revealed that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his discussions with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Conflicting accounts of Flynn’s conversations with the Russian official resulted in his resignation after just 24 days on the job, the shortest tenure of any national security advisor. … Continue reading Drewids react to Flynn’s fallout

Seth Meyers hosted in Drew Forum

by Shaylyn MacKinnon Drewids had the opportunity to see Late Night host Seth Meyers perform stand up comedy on Feb. 4, at the Mayo Performing Arts Center. Within hours of going on sale at only $3 for Drew students, the tickets were sold out three weeks prior to Meyers’ visit. Seth Meyers, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, is best known for his work on “Saturday … Continue reading Seth Meyers hosted in Drew Forum