Former Japanese prime minister Naoto Kan spoke about his reaction to the 2011 nuclear meltdown and the reasons behind his drastic change in position — from strong support of nuclear power to opposing its use — at a packed Statler Auditorium on Tuesday.
Michael Johns spoke at an event on Tuesday hosted by Cornell Political Union — a bipartisan group that invites lecturers to speak on political topics — in a lecture, titled “Trumpism Can Make America Great Again.” The event, although originally intended to be public, was made private per advice from Cornell University Police Department and was open only to Union members and selected invited guests. The event, although originally intended to be public, was recently made private per advice from Cornell University Police Department and is now open only to Union members and selected invited guests. The location of the lecture has been kept private and undisclosed even to attendees until only hours before the event. Johns is a co-founder and a leader of the Tea Party movement and has notably served as speechwriter for former President George H.W. Bush.
Clinton and Trump spend their last few days of the race campaigning in swing states, and Melania Trump announced her vow to fight cyberbullying if she becomes first lady. In a panel on campus, faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences discussed the impact of the 2016 election on the future of American politics. With just two days remaining before the general election, check out the last episode of Election Watch, written and edited by Anna Kook.
With just one week left until the general election, Clinton leads Trump by a slim margin in several national polls. On campus, women’s advocacy groups voiced concern that a Trump presidency will lead to setbacks in women’s rights, and The Sun’s latest poll indicates that over 70 percent of surveyed students will cast ballots for Clinton on Nov. 8. Check out this week’s Election Watch written by Anna Kook and edited by Justin Park.
In latest election news, students reacted with disapproval to Trump’s indecision about accepting the election results if Clinton wins. Students Against Trump also formed a chapter on campus and The Sun’s latest poll indicates that over 70 percent of surveyed students will vote for Clinton in the general election. Tune in to this week’s Election Watch produced by Anna Kook and edited by Justin Park.
“We can build the greenest buildings here, but if you as an occupant don’t know how to use the green features of the building or we don’t have a culture of suitability here, we’re never going to reach our aspirational goals of carbon neutrality,” Brylinsky said.
The split within the Republican Party intensifies with release of Trump tape; Cornell Democrats and Republicans reach an unlikely consensus that the Republican nominee is an embarrassment and a danger. On the night before the final presidential debate, check out this week’s Election Watch produced by Anna Kook and edited by Justin Park.
This week’s Election Watch analyzes reactions to the first presidential debate and the ongoing 2016 race as it moves toward the finish line. A Cornell Daily Sun poll indicates majority of almost 100 surveyed students plan to vote for Clinton; however, third party candidates are still attracting students. Video produced by Anna Kook and edited by Justin Park.