By KELLY EVANS
There has been controversy over required courses at the University of Mary Washington for years, specifically with the foreign language and general education requirements. However, the lack of economic courses required for the political science major should be a topic of concern as well.
By WILL ATKINSON
Two exiled journalists from Turkey were invited to talk to the University of Mary Washington students at Monroe Hall on Wednesday night, regarding the dangers of media censorship. The panelists were Abdulhamit Bilici, Editor-in- Chief of the Turkish newspaper, Zaman Toda,y and Mahir Zeynalov, a Turkish journalist who was deported from Turkey for heavily covering government corruption and the Turkish coup of July 2016. They spoke about their personal accounts with national and governmental limitation of media freedoms.
By DAVID CONCEPCION
On Monday, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine spoke in front of professor Ranjit Singh’s Intro to Political Science class. Tim Kaine brought up topics ranging from his personal ambitions to foreign policy.
By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH
Some might have not expected Texas senator Ted Cruz to nab the majority of Iowa voters or for former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders to come neck and neck with a near half-split of votes.
Ashraf Haidari, political counselor at the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, D.C., made a final request to Mary Washington students while concluding his speech in a crowded Jepson 219 on Wednesday, Oct. 21. He asked for students “to research and …