Collins '97 attends State of the Union at invitation of first lady

Jason Collins ’97 attended Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address as a guest of first lady Michelle Obama. The first lady has in recent years invited guests relevant to policy issues emphasized in the annual speech. Collins, who last year became the first active male athlete in a major American sport to come out […]

Alum interviews Obama about housing market

Spencer Rascoff ’93, CEO of online real estate database Zillow, conducted a Q&A session with President Barack Obama Aug. 7 regarding the housing market and its rebound from the 2008 collapse. The interview took place at the Hilton Hotel in Woodland Hills. Thousands of homeowners, renters and prospective buyers from around the country submitted questions […]

Do not judge me

By Jean Park Last week, my history class was learning about President Thomas Jefferson. Although he is now glorified and featured on those rare $2 bills, Jefferson actually represented the epitome of hypocrisy and self-contradiction. An Anti-Federalist, Jefferson strongly opposed many of Alexander Hamilton’s programs, but during his presidency, his actions were not always in […]

Obama wins in landslide school election

By Annie Belfield Senator Barack Obama (D-Ill.) was announced Monday as the winner of the school-wide mock election that took place last week. The complete results of the mock election and survey were announced in an email to the school by history teacher Dave Waterhouse. Obama won with 76.4 percent of the student vote. The […]