Get Political October 31st
Happy Halloween everyone! Sadly there is no weekly PAC speaker for this Tuesday, but there are many other events happening this week to fill the PAC-shaped hole in your heart. One such event is the Northfield Mayoral Debate happening Wednesday at Carleton–see more information below. St. Olaf Campus Events: Professor al-Kash, Tuesday, November 1st at […]
Zainab Salbi: The Other Side of War
PAC Coordinator There’s an opening on our team! Passionate about politics? Interested in coordinating a branch? Apply to be the new PAC Coordinator! Applications close 11:59 pm on August 5th.
Jose Antonio Vargas at St. Olaf
Every once in a while a new voice emerges with the power to change the world. Zainab Salbi, activist and social entrepreneur, is such a voice. Ms. Salbi inspires and moves audiences with the passion of her personal experience as a survivor of war and her dedication to rebuilding communities after war, one woman at […]
White People Documentary Screening
Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker whose work centers on the changing American identity. He is the founder of Define American, a non-profit media and culture organization that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration and citizenship in America, and the executive editor of #EmergingUS, a multimedia news platform he conceived […]
Watch SNL with PAC
What does it mean to be white? MTV’s ‘White People’ is a groundbreaking documentary on race that aims to answer that question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today. The film follows 2016 Winter PAC Speaker, Jose Antonio Vargas, as he travels across the country to get this complicated conversation started. […]
Admiral James Stavridis
Come out to watch the best of SNL with the Political Awareness Committee. Guest stars include Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton! View the Event
Join the Political Awareness Committee in welcoming Admiral James Stavridis, Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. The Four Star Admiral of the Navy and Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense will speak in Boe Memorial Chapel at 7:30 on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Stavridis completed four years as […]
Reverend Al Sharpton Tonight!
Hey Oles! Are you ready to vote today? It is incredibly important that we exercise our right to vote, because we can leave a lasting impact on our community through our choices! Not registered? No problem. Minnesota has same day registration! This means you can show up on Election Day and register with your St. […]
Hey, Oles! St. Olaf’s Political Awareness Committee is excited to host Reverend Al Sharpton, longtime civil rights activist, political adviser, and commentator. Sharpton is one of the most prominent voices in the civil rights conversation—he is who the country looks to for comment when civil rights issues arise. Through his radio show, TV show, and […]