USA election 2016

A Declaration Against Hate

The country has come to a standstill. What no one around me believed possible is reality. He won. Hours of nerve-wracking uncertainty and frantic calculations fade away into hazy stares of disbelief and consternation. Anger, cynicism, self-doubt and predominantly horror take over. Hope and unity have lost. The scars run deep.... Read More
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Minervans Speak and Act Their Minds After Historic Election

The realisation of this upset hit hardest with American students, who were largely in a state of disbelief and grief. In the first hours, they shed tears and shared hugs, supporting each other after what seemed for many as though the world had fallen apart. Trump's victory, especially the implied rejection of the openness and diversity many students at Minerva stand for, proved hard to grapple with. ... Read More