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Spotlight on Maria Espinosa for National Hispanic Heritage Month

In a timely overlap with National Hispanic Heritage Month (celebrated from September 15th to October 15th), the international community welcomed the first female President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to be from Latin America and the Caribbean. Maria Fernanda Espinosa became the fourth woman to ever be President of the UNGA and is hosting the Heads of State for the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

The President of the UNGA is voted by the representatives on an annual basis and holds a respectable, highly-regarded position in the international body. The General Assembly consists of representatives from all Member States, each of which has one vote.…

In a tit-for-tat trade war, no one wins

The Dow marked its fifth-largest point decline in history on March 22, plummeting 724 points or 2.9 percent in response to growing concerns among investors about a global trade war. In early March, the Trump Administration used national security reasons to announce tariffs of 25 percent and 10 percent on steel and aluminum respectively, hurting trade relations with the United States’ closest allies including Japan, South Korea, and the European Union, as well as Canada and Mexico.

Adding fuel to the impending trade war, Trump then announced proposed tariffs of $50 billion on Chinese imports in retaliation to an unfair trade balance with China and China’s theft of U.S.…

The Odds of Impeachment

The Odds of Impeachment

Frank Polley, MBA Class of 2018

“DONALD TRUMP IMPEACHED – MIKE PENCE SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES”

It’s a headline that many people want to wake up and see sprawled across the WSJ front page any day now. It’s also a headline that, based off the increasingly breathless and apocalyptic media coverage of the Trump administration, seems increasingly imminent to some. Wanting or even expecting something to happen, however, is a different enterprise than predicting exactly how likely it is to occur.

A quick Google search of “Donald Trump impeach” yields such results as “Will Donald Trump Get Impeached?…

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