Author Archives: Lianna Brown

Hayden Center holds panel session on 2020 election security

Michael V. Hayden Center invites three panelists to talk about foreign interference in the upcoming election BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER  With Election Day coming up in November, voters all around the United States are casting their early ballots and,…

US Representative Jennifer Wexton discusses election

U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton gives insight on her campaign in First Tuesday talk  BY BRAD BRYNE STAFF WRITER On Oct. 12, Democratic Rep. Jennifer Wexton discussed her campaign and the importance of local elections as part of the First Tuesday…

Campus groups navigate elections and COVID-19

Campus and local groups work to make effective campaigns and get students registered despite COVID-19 BY: DANA NICKEL STAFF WRITER This June, Virginia saw a 40 percent decrease in the number of new voters registered in comparison to June 2016,…

Governor Ralph Northam announces new refinancing plan

 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announces plan that will help universities in Virginia recover from COVID-19 debts BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, joined by President Gregory Washington and state legislators on campus, announced a refinancing plan on…

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STUDENTS REACT TO FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

 Students describe how they felt after watching Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head during the debate on Sept. 29 BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump faced off in the first…

Rebecca Pearcey joins weekly speaker series on 2020 elections

The Schar School of Policy and Government hosted Rebecca Pearcey on Sept. 22 to discuss politics, campaigning, the upcoming election and more BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Steven Pearlstein, a Robinson Professor for Public Affairs and the moderator for the…