“Only in Washington, D.C.” (Episode 14 - Emily Schabes)

February 18, 2019

Is Chief Justice John Roberts the new swing vote on the Supreme Court? Did the Virginia governor really do the moonwalk in blackface? Can Trump bypass Congress and declare a National Emergency to fund a wall on the Southern border? After we answer these burning questions, we hear from Emily Schabes about her experiences studying at Oxford, interning for U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, and writing and editing for a college newspaper. 


Why are young policymakers pessimistic about the future? (Episode 13 - Luka Ignac)

January 31, 2019

On our return from the winter hiatus, we are joined by Luka Ignac. We recap the longest government shutdown in U.S. history and explain the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Then, Luka shares how his experiences working for the Croatian embassy, the EU, and as a student policymaker at major conferences have shown him an emerging pessimism among young people regarding the future. 


DePauwlitics Episode 12 - Richard Melville

November 30, 2018

This week, we talk to Richard Melville! We discuss Paul Manafort’s fallout with the Mueller investigation, the turmoil on the Southern border, and Cindy Hyde-Smith’s win in the Mississippi Senate run-off election. During the interview, we dive into British politics, Brexit, and soccer’s diplomatic value! 


DePauwlitics Episode 11 - Olivia Roberts

November 16, 2018

With the help of Olivia Roberts, this week's episode contains our full breakdown of the midterm elections! We also cover the wildfires in California, the Thousand Oaks shooting, and Jeff Sessions' resignation. Then, Olivia walks us through the firsthand experience of campaigning for the midterms with Liz Watson in Indiana's 9th congressional district and we explore potential 2020 democratic candidates! 


DePauwlitics Episode 10 - Reid Cooper and Luke Patty

November 1, 2018

In our Halloween episode, we bring on TWO guests, Reid Cooper and Luke Patty, to help us understand what to expect in the midterms from differing perspectives. In the first half, we discuss the limits (if any) of free speech through the lens of recent events such as the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, the mailing of pipe bombs to Trump critics, and the firing of Megyn Kelly. Then, our guests discuss what's at stake in the midterms, what issues they care most about, and which races they'll be watching most closely. 


DePauwlitics Episode 9 - Grace Evans

October 29, 2018

This week we cover the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the migrant caravan, and the pipe bombs sent to the homes of prominent Trump critics. Then, we speak with Grace Evans about her philosophy background, Catholicism, and the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. 


DePauwlitics Episode 8 - Eric Edberg

October 12, 2018

Dr. Eric Edberg comes on the show this week to discuss the Kavanaugh confirmation and Nikki Haley's resignation. Then, he discusses the history of LGBTQIA+ visibility and support at DePauw, Matthew Shepard, and current campus politics!


DePauwlitics Episode 7 - Anna Muñoz

October 7, 2018

This week, we were honored to speak with Anna Muñoz! Anna spoke about DACA on Capitol Hill, and had an incredible internship with the ACLU. Tune in to hear us talk about this week's current events, including Kavanaugh updates, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and the Tsunami in Indonesia. 


DePauwlitics Episode 6 - Tabitha Adams

September 28, 2018

This week, we get to chat with DePauw's Student Body Vice-President about Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings, Trump's UN appearance, and Rod Rosentein's dramatic Monday. Then, we hear from Tabitha about her role as VP, her internship with the Human Rights Campaign, and her experience at DePauw Dialogue!