Vanderbilt Political Review

Are the Olympics Inevitably Political?

Emmett McKinney

January 26, 2014

It seems impossible to light the Olympic Torch without igniting a political firestorm. As President Putin tours the facilities of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the XXII Winter Olympiad is certainly under heat from opponents...

The Problem with Sochi

The Problem with Sochi

January 22, 2014



January 3, 2014

Let’s Talk About Sluts

Alison Shanahan

November 2, 2012

Leave your ideas about birth control at the door. Let's talk about the way we talk about women. Remember when Rush Limbaugh called Sandra Fluke a 'slut' and a 'prostitute' for publicly speaking about birth control [1]? The...

Over & Out: The End of the US Shuttle Program

September 3, 2012

On Thursday, July 21st, 2011 – a little more than a year ago -- the Atlantis space shuttle landed smoothly at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. Mission Commander Chris Ferguson’s voice, shaken with emotion, rang loud and cl...

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