Allie Spensley


Napolitano '72 sidelined from Fox News

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano ’72 has been indefinitely sidelined from the network after making unverified claims that former President Barack Obama requested British intelligence to wiretap Trump Tower.

Princeton alum first female dean of Yale Law School

“Because we train students to question their own arguments and to imagine the best argument for the other side, lawyers may be the only people able to go to war and then go out for drinks afterward,” Gerken wrote. “The ability to do battle and still respect the other side is something people desperately need in this polarized age.”

Michael Froman '85, co-creator of the TPP, discusses U.S. trade policy

World trade policy can’t be advanced in the future without a stronger focus on workers displaced in an economically uncertain world, Michael B.G. Froman ’85, retired Ambassador and former U.S. Trade Representative under President Barack Obama, said in a lecture Thursday. The lecture responded to steps President Trump has made to change existing United States trade policy by withdrawing from the negotiation stage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

The referendum passed, now what?

“Since the clubs are private, USG carries no authority over ICC. Information would only be released on a voluntary basis that would require the consent of each individual clubs' membership, officers, management, and graduate board,” Christopher Yu '17 wrote an email. Yu is Colonial Club and Interclub Council (ICC) President.

Q&A: Deshawn Cook, Butler College Director of Student Life

Dr. Deshawn Cook was appointed as the new director of student life for Butler College on October 25th, 2016. He came to the University from Drew University, where he served as the assistant director of residential life and the Title IX coordinator. Cook earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and an M.A. in Liberal Studies at Ramapo College as well as a Doctor of Letters at Drew University.

Update: U. students react to Trump's victory

As the returns of the 2016 presidential election reveal the victory of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a very close result, many University students expressed surprise. The night began with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leading, yet it quickly turned into a very close race. Daniel Pallares ’20 noted that he was surprised on how close the results were. “I thought that Clinton would win in a landslide, with the early projections and all the things that Trump has said,” he said. Chamari White-Mink ’20, who identified as a Clinton supporter, noted that she felt “terrified [and] very anxious” upon learning how close the results were. Around 9:30 p.m., Trump starting leading in the polls and the odds shifted in his favor. Nick Sileo ’20 noted that he was pleasantly surprised with the outcome.

U. students gather to watch election results

On Tuesday evening, hundreds of students gathered at Whig Hall to watch live coverage of the results of the 2016 presidential elections at the American Whig-Cliosophic Society’s Election Night Extravaganza.