Julia Pettengill

Column: Fighting its perversion

A couple of weeks ago, the Elliott School hosted a forum to discuss one of the most provocative, complex and important questions facing us today: Is there a clash of civilizations between America and the Islamic world? The forum, co-sponsored by the group Americans for Informed Democracy, featured guests with impressive and influential backgrounds in […]

Column: An exchange of ideas

Ah, the GW undergraduate. Such hope, such vigor, such passionate devotion to political change. “Bush sucks,” we cry, with all the intensity of a mewling child. I write this admittedly harsh critique of my peers not out of spite, but out of genuine distress for the state of political discourse at this University. Debate is […]