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Speaker advocates for friendly U.S.-Russia relations under Trump administration

“Contact with Russians have become suspect in some way, and efforts to work with the Russians to find solutions in our differences have been construed as selling out to the Russians," Graham said. "It is particularly dispiriting for people like me who have engaged in this relationship for well over 25 to 30 years.”

MASJID addresses post-election impacts on Muslim community

Members of the Princeton community, including town residents and University students and faculty, came together on Tuesday, Nov. 29 to discuss the challenges facing the Muslim community in the wake of the 2016 presidential election in a forum. Speakers in the forum discussed issues such as anti-Muslim rhetoric and violence, civil and human rights, immigration, civic engagement, local politics, foreign policy, and international affairs. Favoring a town hall style, moderators listened to and wrote down points and concerns suggested by members of the audience on panels mounted around the room.

U. students call for understanding, optimism in wake of stunning election

College Democrats and Republicans, affinity group members, and other University students expressed their opinions on the landmark election on Tuesday that saw Donald Trump voted in as the 45th President of the United States in a jaw-dropping election. Amanda Glatt ’19, president of the College Democrats, expressed devastation, fear, and shock at the election results. “My reaction is one... of disbelief that so many Americans are motivated by anger, uncertainty, and hatred,” Glatt said. Glatt said that she expected Hillary to beat Trump in a close race on faith that “optimism and hope for a better country would win out over fear and hatred.” Expressing resignation at the results, Glatt further noted that Trump’s election was part of a historical trend that matched similar expressions of fear across the world. “This is a fear not unique to the United States, but common across the world, as demonstrated by the rise of nationalistic, populist, anti-immigrant movements in Eastern Europe, for example, as well as Brexit,” she said.

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