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Month: March 2018

CSD Director Dr. Harkonen Teaches Course at Russian University

The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) have developed a relationship, sending scholars of international relations to each other’s campus. Most recently, SMCM’s executive director of the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), Maija Harkonen, traveled to Russia to instruct a Read More

Lamb’s Upset Victory in Pennsylvania: What does it mean for the Democrats?

In a “a razor-thin but extraordinary upset,” Democrat Conor Lamb defeated Republican Rick Saccone for Pennsylvania’s 18th district congressional seat according to The New York Times. This special election took place, according to Politico, after a vacancy opened when “anti-abortion Republican” Tim Murphy resigned after it came to light that Read More

Profile: Krish Vignarajah’s Potentially Historical Campaign for Governor

Krishanti Vignarajah, or Krish as she goes by on her gubernatorial campaign, told The Point News that if elected she would bring a new generation of leadership to Maryland in terms of environmentalism, infrastructure, education and diversity. Concern about the future motivates Vignarajah to run for office; “I am worried Read More

“Threat of Mass Violence” at Leonardtown High

Students at a high school just a 20-minute drive away from St. Mary’s College of Maryland were reportedly thwarted after a “threat of mass violence.” 25 firearms were seized from a local home in relation to the arrests. On Feb. 22 the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office reported, that on Read More