What is it like to work on a presidential campaign? About 40 Duke students gathered Jan. 17 to hear stories from the campaigning front lines from experienced students and staff.
“A lot of the issues of our day are super complicated—like health care or immigration. You can’t pretend to know everything about that issue and have a strong opinion, and just because you don’t know what your views are doesn’t mean you don’t care.”—Audrey Kornkven ‘20 Duke University junior Audrey Kornkven, from Northfield, Minnesota, is Read more about The Political Student Podcast—Episode 16: Audrey Kornkven ’20[…]
Duke University junior Olivia Falchi Simpson, a Sociology major, is a North Carolina native. She came to Duke as a public policy major, but says she’s “become more interested in quantifying stories and in learning how to translate people’s experiences into empathetic policy.”
More than 300 national experts and advocates for redistricting and gerrymandering reform gathered at Duke’s Penn Pavilion Jan. 25-26 to move forward toward a bipartisan consensus on redistricting.
The Political Student is back for the spring semester, kicking off with an interview with Yash Bajaj ’19. Yash studies Public Policy and International Comparative Studies (Middle East focus) at Duke University and will receive his undergraduate degree in 2019.