Daily Archives: September 6, 2012

Speakers’ Corner

An update from Amie at the Democratic National Convention:  Who would’ve known that downtown Charlotte would temporarily turn into Speakers’ Corner? Protests show the power of freedom of speech, as I have witnessed them on an SMU study abroad trip … Continue reading

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Security at the convention

An update from Amie at the Democratic National Convention: Working at the Democratic National Convention that includes the President, Vice President, First Lady and countless Congressmen and women has given me many jaw-dropping experiences, especially with security. On our first … Continue reading

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The power of The Shirt

An update from Devin at the Democratic National Convention: Being a runner for CNN has its benefits. Aside from the unparalleled learning experience and the incredible access I have to the political process, I also get to wear a navy … Continue reading

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Talking with history

An update from Lauren at the Democratic National Convention: A few nights ago, I was allowed the privilege to hear first lady Michelle Obama’s history-making convention speech. From where I stood in the CNN press box, I was able to … Continue reading

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Face to face with genocide

This past weekend I spent time in Hamburg, Germany, with my Holocaust and Genocide class. In Hamburg we got to immerse ourselves in a little bit of Holocaust history by visiting the Bullenhuser Damm School as well as Neuengamme Concentration … Continue reading

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