Monday, June 26, 2017
World Perspective

World Perspective

King-Jong Nam Assassinated in Malaysian Airport

Just over two weeks ago, Kim Jong-nam, the Kim family’s eldest son, was assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. While the North Korean...

Runoff Presidential Election in Ecuador

On Feb. 17, 2019, Ecuador held general elections to nominate a new president into office.  With 40 percent of the popular vote needed in...

‘Winter White House,’ Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Escape

Mar-a-Lago is President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach estate which he has deemed “The Winter White House.” Critics have raised concerns about security, fiscal irresponsibility,...

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...