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Lew Klein has been associated with Temple University since 1952. Photo: Joseph V. Labolito

Temple University honored Klein by remaining the School of Media and Communication to the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication in 2017. 

The White House and the Hispanic community: a 'zero-communication' policy

 08/16/2018 - 13:23
During Aguirre's administration, the White House deactivated the Spanish version of its website, and communication with the Latino communication platforms was limited.

The government of Donald Trump has tried to maintain appearances with respect to its will to communicate and collaborate with the Hispanic community in the country, but the recent resignation of one of the administration's few Latino officials seems to make clear that there’s no viable communication.


La Casa Blanca y la Comunidad Hispana: una política de “comunicación cero”

 08/16/2018 - 13:21
Durante la gestión de Aguirre, la Casa Blanca desactivó la versión en español de su sitio web, y la comunicación con las plataformas de comunicación Latinas fue escasa.

El gobierno de Donald Trump ha intentado mantener las apariencias con respecto a su voluntad de comunicarse y colaborar con la comunidad hispana en el país, pero la reciente renuncia de una de las pocas funcionarias Latinas de su Administración parece dejar en claro que no existe un canal de comunicación viable.


[OP-ED]: Growing disgust with the ethos of college campuses does not mean a rejection of higher education

 07/18/2017 - 15:00
According to the National Student Clearinghouse, which tracks college enrollments, the number of students in colleges and universities has now dropped for five straight years, and this year 81,000 fewer high school graduates nationwide are heading to higher-education institutions. 

A recent survey on the public’s view of national institutions elicited headlines that suggested a tale of backwardness and ignorance. One example: “Majority of Republicans Think Higher Education is Bad for America.” 

The reality is more complex.

FBI chief: I felt nauseous to think I could have influenced US election

 05/04/2017 - 04:42
FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on 'Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.' on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 03 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

 FBI Director James Comey told senators on Wednesday that he felt "mildly nauseous" thinking that his investigation of Hillary Clinton could have influenced the 2016 presidential election, but he strongly defended his decision to reopen the probe when there were just 11 days left before the vote.

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Senators confirm they will question Trump's son-in-law in Russia probe

 03/30/2017 - 04:09
Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Republican Richard Burr (R) and ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Democrat Mark Warner (L) hold a news conference on the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

The heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmed Wednesday that they will question Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, in their investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections and Moscow's possible links with the magnate's campaign.

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[OP-ED]: Don’t stiff the State Department

 03/07/2017 - 14:52
Trump says he has full confidence in Sessions US President Donald J. Trump (C), along with Secretary of Defense James Mattis (R) and Navy personnel, rides an elevator to the flight deck of the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier after speaking to sailors in Newport News, Virginia, USA. EFE

The first time I met Gen. David Petraeus, he said something that surprised me. It was the early days of the Iraq War and, while things were not going well, he had directed his region in the north skillfully and effectively. I asked him whether he wished he had more troops. Petraeus was too politically savvy to criticize the Donald Rumsfeld “light footprint” strategy, so he deflected the question, answering it a different way. “I wish we had more Foreign Service officers, aid professionals and other kinds of non-military specialists,” he said.

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