Community Meeting

I listed equality, justice, leadership, opportunity, and competence. My personal belief in social justice has lead me to major in political science, as I believe that government can be a positive force for social change in society. While doing this exercise, I struggled to rank equality and justice. While I believe strongly in social equality, […]

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Solving the Problem of Climate Change

As discussed by each of our professors, climate change is an incredibly complicated problem. From Professor MacAvoy, I learned that much of the damage is irreparable and mitigation must be swift. From Professor Jinnah, I learned that international climate change negotiations hinge on the principles of sovereignty, consensus, and allocation of responsibility. From Professor Eisenstadt, I […]

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offcampus

Earlier this year, the freshman class of the SPA Leadership program spent a weekend in Sharpsburg, Maryland. To expand upon a text we had read analyzing President Lincoln’s leadership style, we took a tour of the Antietam battlefield. This was a powerful experience that allowed me to visualize an important historical event and an example […]

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