State of the Union Live Viewing and Panel Analysis
Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
The Unruh Institute held a live viewing and panel event for President Obama's State of the Union address where students were able to watch the State of the Union Address and hear commentary from political experts and USC students. The event featured Dan Schnur, Executive Director of the USC Dornsife Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, Bob Shrum, Political Consultant and USC Dornsife Carmen H. and Louis Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics, Jessica Yellin, Former Chief White House Correspondent for CNN and Visiting Fellow, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Geoffrey Cowan, Director of the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, Sarah Dhanaphatana, Assistant City Editor, News and Opinion Staff Writer at the Daily Trojan, and Daniel Rothberg, Former Managing Editor at the Daily Trojan.
Post-Election Analysis Dinner
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Ace Smith, a partner at SCN Strategies who has directed successful campaigns at nearly every level of government, and Aaron McLear, a partner at Redwood Pacific Public Affairs with over a decade of experience in media relations and campaign strategy, explored the results of the 2014 midterm elections. Student panelists Tara Campbell, member of USC College Republicans, and Sam Dorn, member of USC College Democrats, also offered insight about the 2014 midterm elections. The conversation was moderated by Unruh Institute Executive Director Dan Schnur.