US politics have become nothing short of depressing lately, which is why as of today, JuliaLikesPolitics will be making a change in the content it produces. While in the past I have focused my blog almost completely on American politics, today I am beginning a new series: JuliaLikesPolitics International, or JLP International for short so […]


Follow the Money

The Hallway by Julia Schreder Originally published February 21st, 2017 in the Weston Forum. As a student, I have a particular vested interest in President Trump’s Secretary of Education — Betsy DeVos. Should I choose to attend one of the three federally funded public universities that I have been accepted to next fall, my education […]

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A new day dawns in America. Donald Trump has been sworn in as our 45th president. But as Voltaire famously said in his satirical masterpiece Candide, 

“We must cultivate our gardens.”

I’m on it, Francois:


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I regret to inform…

Dear Mr. Trump, It is with my utmost sincerest apologies that I compose this letter. Unfortunately, I will be unable to attend/perform at your inauguration tomorrow. I know you dearly looked forward to my french horn rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner,” but I am sadly preoccupied taking my AP European History midterm exam. Do […]

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