Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro spoke at Betts Theatre Thursday about the economy, discrimination and political parties.
In a statement, YAF said the group had no connection with the fliers, calling them “childish, revolting and distasteful.”
the controversy over Cosby’s honorary degree reveals a larger problem: Honorary degrees can bring with them huge public relations nightmares.
Former Republican senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke to students about the importance of family values and recent controversy surrounding the Young America’s Foundation.
I don’t regret coming to GW as a member of the GOP. It has given me a unique perspective on the left/right divide, and if nothing else, has made me so much happier with the position I’m in now: I openly call myself an independent.
Earlier this month, Allied in Pride released a statement that YAF leaders’ refusal to use preferred gender pronouns was an “act of violence.”
In a post on its Facebook page last week, Allied in Pride criticized the conservative group’s resistance to being educated on LGBT issues.
Negative coverage of our events is mostly old hat, and usually we’re more amused than upset by our detractors. But this just didn’t feel like the right occasion to be insulted.
On the anniversary of 9/11, and on the country’s most politically active campus, we should set aside our partisan differences to thank the YAF.
For many younger voters, fiscal conservatism is the only remaining link to the GOP since there is so much dissonance on the social issues. It’s dangerous to risk turning the party’s valid arguments into a performance.