Tuesday, March 28, 2017
World Perspective

World Perspective

Talking Russia: Opposing Viewpoints on Russia-U.S. Relations

Two distinguished lecturers visited St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) over the past week. The Center for the Study of Democracy brought Professor Tatiana...

Tom Perez Elected as DNC Chair

On Feb. 25, the Democratic National Committee moved to elect former Labor Secretary Thomas Perez as the new chairman of the DNC. Perez triumphed...

Trump Holds First Press Conference

President Trump hosted his first independent press conference on Feb. 16, 2017. It took an hour and fifteen minutes, during which Trump answered questions...

National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Resigns

National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigned from his post on Feb. 12 amid allegations that he held a phone call with the Russian Ambassador...

Companies Combat Immigration Ban

As a response to the immigration ban signed on President Trump’s first day in office banning immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen,...

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Sapphire Jubilee

Feb. 6 marked the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s 65-year reign as the rightful heir to the British throne. She was awarded the Sapphire...

St. Mary’s Post-election Political Thermometer

Many words can be used to describe President Donald Trump’s first month in office, yet “insignificant” is rarely one of them. In the last...

The First Ten Days: Trump Administration Begins Controversial Reign

January 20 On Jan. 20, 2017, President Barack Obama stepped down after eight years of service and President-elect Donald J. Trump was sworn in as...

End of an Era in Gambia

On Dec. 1, 2016, the West African country of Gambia held its presidential election that voted Yahya Jammeh out of office after ruling for...

Trump Meets with World Leaders

US President Donald Trump began his diplomatic debut speaking by phone Saturday with world leaders — most significantly Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Japan’s Shinzo Abe...