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OLSON: In Trump Era, Echoes of Truman

OLSON: In Trump Era, Echoes of Truman

Aug. 8, President Donald Trump declared that if North Korea continued to use its burgeoning nuclear program to threaten the United States, “they [would] be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Trump’s words, which raise the prospect of nuclear warfare to its highest level in[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
OLSON: With Simpson’s Release, Reigniting Crucial Discussions

OLSON: With Simpson’s Release, Reigniting Crucial Discussions

Nine years after being convicted for armed robbery and kidnapping in 2007, O.J. Simpson was granted parole on July 20, effective as early as October. During his stint in prison, Simpson has reportedly been a model inmate: He is courteous to his guards, helps lead a Baptist ministry group and[Read More…]

by August 9, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
OLSON: Tesla’s Battle for Technological Dominance

OLSON: Tesla’s Battle for Technological Dominance

Last week, Swedish car brand Volvo announced that all of its 2019 car models would be either hybrids or powered entirely by electric batteries — a startling abandonment of the traditional internal combustion engine. The news of a major car company’s making such a firm commitment to electric cars sent[Read More…]

by July 14, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
OLSON: Rediscovering JFK’s Legacy

OLSON: Rediscovering JFK’s Legacy

“Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” These words, so memorably said by the 35th president of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, in his inaugural address on Jan. 20, 1961, have long inspired me; they have driven me[Read More…]

by June 28, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
OLSON: Through Travel, Bridge International Divisions

OLSON: Through Travel, Bridge International Divisions

I have always loved to travel. My family has taken me on wonderful adventures around the world, and at Georgetown I have attempted to take every opportunity I can to explore new places and broaden my worldview. My travels have allowed me to appreciate the importance of inclusion and multiculturalism.[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top