Elsewhere

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 19 Star Tribune article titled "Fired-up Keillor not shying away from raising money for DFLers," about Garrison Keillor's active fundraising for Democratic candidates. "It's unusual to see one of Keillor's stature involved so intensely in so many individual campaigns. I really do think it's a unique situation, though the political impact remains to be identified," said Schier. The story was picked up by the Associated Press State & Local Wire and a brief version appeared in the National Journal's House Race Hotline.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 17 Star Tribune article titled "Combative Nader aims his wrath at Democrats," concerning Nader's support base in Minnesota. "I think he thinks that he has one of his better opportunities in Minnesota," said Schier. Schier alsowas quoted in a September 19 article about Nader titled "Nader run loses momentum," in the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch.

  • Steven Schier quoted in The Hotline

    September 17, 2004 at 8:33 am

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 17 The Hotline article titled "Nader: Sunshine State Memories," about Nader's campaigns in various states. "I think he thinks that he has one of his better opportunities in Minnesota. I suspect we will see a lot of him between now and November," said Schier.

  • Steve Schier quoted in Star Tribune

    September 16, 2004 at 3:32 pm

    Steve Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 16 Star Tribune article about this year's Minnesota Congressional race. Patty Wetterling, first-time candidate for congress running against Republican Mark Kennedy, has already raised $800,000 in four months. Schier believes that Wetterling's fundraising is extraordinary, and that it bodes well for her success come election time.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 16 San Francisco Chronicle article titled "Dems ask: Where's Edwards?" about the low national media profile of Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards. Schier said that the Kerry campaign is "not necessarily making a dumb call" by focusing Edwards' efforts in smaller markets in swing states.

  • Carleton was mentioned in a September 16 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "The perfect accessory," about Carleton's selection as one of the 50 best colleges for girls by CosmoGirl! magazine. Colleges on the list were selected on the basis of six key factors including small class size, prominent female faculty members, strong women's sports programs, a career center that facilitates internship opportunities, opportunities to hold leadership positions in clubs and activities and an active alumni network.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 16 Star Tribune article titled "Wetterling proves a successful fundraiser." Patty Wetterling, the Democrat running in the Minnesota Sixth District congressional race, has received donations from groups such as MoveOn, Emily's List and NARAL. "The extent that these organizations' support for Wetterling becomes widely known in the socially conservative Sixth District, the more of a political problem it is for her," said Schier. A brief version also appeared in the National Journal's House Race Hotline.

  • Steven Schier quoted in Star Tribune

    September 14, 2004 at 9:14 am

    Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 14 Star Tribune article titled "Politics: We're buying into the negative," about Kerry's and Bush's political campaigns. "What we've got in this race is the Wild West of political expression," said Schier.

  • Carleton was mentioned in a September 13 Duluth News Tribune article listing various scholarships given to Duluth high school seniors for college enrollment. The James Wright Hunt Scholarships of $5,500 are awarded to graduating seniors of Duluth public high schools for attendance at Carleton, University of Michigan and University of Minnesota. Many students received the award.

  • Tou Ger Xiong, '96, was mentioned in a September 12 Sacramento Bee article about Hmong people living and prospering in St. Paul, while still holding on to their traditional culture. Xiong is one of many Hmong who has come to St. Paul and found success He is a standup comedian. "It's a great time to be Hmong- this is where the action is," said Xiong. Xiong majored in political science at Carleton.

  • Tou Ger Xiong '96 mentioned in Sacramento Bee.

    September 12, 2004 at 8:15 am

    Tou Ger Xiong '96 was mentioned in a September 12 Sacramento Bee article about the success of the Minnesota Hmong community titled "Chapter three Hmong miracle." "It's a great time to be Hmong--this is where the action is," said Xiong. Xiong majored in political science and is now a professional comedian and motivational speaker.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 3 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "Wasiluk challenged from within," regarding the opposition to DFL state representative Scott Wasiluk who was caught drinking during a legislative session. "It's hard to unseat an incumbent - it usually requires significant personal transgression by that person. The possibility of that exists in this district," said Schier.