SIFE Advances to National Competition

April 4, 2008

SIFEThe Saint Anselm College SIFE Chapter (Students in Free Enterprise) won the SIFE Northeast Regional Championship on April 1 in Providence, Rhode Island. Read more

Sen. Joe Biden Delivers Policy Address at Impact ‘08

November 15, 2007

Sen. Joe BidenIn this second podcast from the recent Impact ‘08 event held at the NHIOP, we feature a major policy address delivered by presidential candidate, and U.S. Senator Joseph Biden of Delaware. With an emphasis on the current situation in Pakistan, Senator Biden offers his remarks on U.S. foreign engagement, focusing on what he describes as “reengaging America in the world.”

Impact ‘08 New Hampshire, presented by The Center for U.S. Global Engagement took place at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics on November 8, 2007. The forum, designed to foster a greater understanding about America’s role in the world has been holding events in key early-election states to unite business, civic, faith-based and military leaders. The New Hampshire event featured remarks from presidential candidates Governor Bill Richardson (N.M.) and Senator Joseph Biden (DE).

Photo by Brian Wozniack

 
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Gov. Bill Richardson Speaks on Global Leadership

November 15, 2007

N.M. Gov. Bill RichardsonThe New Hampshire Institute of Politics recently hosted Impact ‘08 New Hampshire, presented by The Center for U.S. Global Engagement. The forum, designed to foster a greater understanding about America’s role in the world has been holding events in key early-election states to unite business, civic, faith-based and military leaders. The New Hampshire event featured remarks from presidential candidates Governor Bill Richardson (N.M.) and Senator Joseph Biden (DE).

In this podcast, we feature remarks from Governor Bill Richardson, with WMUR-TV anchor Tom Griffith serving as moderator. Governor Richardson, citing his foreign policy experience, issues a call for change and discusses global leadership, national security, the economy, and offers comments on the upcoming primary and election.

Photo by Brian Wozniak

 
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Rudy Giuliani Cites His Experience During Visit

November 5, 2007

Mayor Rudy GiulianiThe New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College played host to Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani in a town-hall style forum. Mayor Giuliani spoke at length to a packed auditorium and full press section about his views and hopes for the future of America, then engaged in a question and answer session with students and the public.

Giuliani used his speech to talk about the importance of experience in a presidential candidate, highlighting his time spent as mayor of New York City. He explains how his life experiences would aid his presidential responsibilities.

Mayor Rudy GiulianiHe describes what he would look for in a vice-presidential running mate by giving an anecdote about his breakfast with former President Ronald Reagan on the morning he was shot, and explaining how that experience would impact his choice.

Mayor Giuliani made a point of talking about “doing the things that everyone thinks are impossible,” and how he plans to accomplish them, both in domestic and international affairs.

Photos by Brian Wozniak

Media Coverage: Flickr Photos | Union Leader | Boston Globe | WBZ-TV | NECN

 
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Gov. Mitt Romney Hosts Town Hall Meeting at Saint Anselm

October 4, 2007

Gov. Mitt RomneyIn the midst of midterm examinations, and with a student body anxious to return home for fall break, Saint Anselm students joined with members of the public this morning to attend a question and answer period with Republican Presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney.

The New Hampshire Institute of Politics auditorium was transformed for the town-hall style session, with Romney positioned in the midst of at least four different classes of students. In the rear of the room, press risers were filled with journalists from local newspapers, regional television stations, and the national media. Carl Cameron of Fox News was stationed outside the NHIOP all morning, utilizing the parking lot as a temporary television studio for reports from New Hampshire.

Gov. Mitt Romney at Saint Anselm College on 10/4/07Students took center stage all morning as New Hampshire Institute of Politics Student Ambassadors were on hand to greet Gov. Romney as he arrived in a motorcade shortly before 10 a.m. Once inside, Romney was introduced to the crowd by Greg Wallace ‘10. During the question and answer period, Gov. Romney took several questions from students of varying majors who attended the forum. Several staff members on the Romney campaign who attended the event were also familiar faces to the Saint Anselm campus, as a number of current staff members are also college alumni.

Media Interviews With Gov. Mitt Romney Outside the NHIOPFollowing another question and answer session with the assembled media outside the front entrance to the NHIOP, Romney caught a number of students off guard as he passed through the cafe as he headed for the motorcade to his next event.

Taking the moment in stride, two lunching students captured the attention of the governor, obtaining a quick handshake before the candidate and campaign staff departed.

Media Coverage: WMUR TV (ABC) | WBZ-TV (CBS) | NECN | Boston Globe | Associated Press | YouTube | Photos on Flickr

Credits: Photos by Alex Witkowicz ‘08. Podcast production assistance provide by Lauren Weybrew ‘08.

 
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Sen. Sam Brownback Proposes Changes to Social Security System

September 5, 2007

Sen. Sam BrownbackIn this podcast, we feature a speech by republican presidential candidate Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas, who spoke at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics on September 4, 2007. During his talk, Sen. Brownback outlined his proposal for reforming the Social Security System, which includes allowing people to put five percent of their taxable income into private accounts.

In his plan, workers would have the choice to remain with the current system or have the ability to save and invest for their own retirement.

After his speech, the senator joined students and faculty for an informal lunch in Davison Hall where discussion continued on Sen. Brownback’s proposed changes to Social Security as well as other issues (read related Union Leader article).

Sen. Sam BrownbackWilliam Shipman, co-author of Promises to Keep: Saving Social Security’s Dream,” and co-chair of the Cato Institute’s Project on Social Security Choice also spoke during Sen. Brownback’s appearance at the college.

Photos by Alex Witkowicz

Event Coverage: Event Photos | NECN Video | Union Leader | Boston Herald

 
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