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2/3/17

Rick Su says the president's power is quite limited when it comes to sanctuary cities in The Atlantic.

2/6/17

Kari Winter tells USA Today that Trump has provided a really powerful force for political engagement among people who thought they had the luxury to be disengaged.

2/8/17

The Washington Post interviews Carole Emberton, who says the party line of the 1860s and 1870s are not the party lines of today.

2/13/17

Robert Adelman is interviewed in Mic about his research that shows immigrants don't increase crime. In fact, immigrants reduce crime rates.

2/17/17

NPR's Marketplace looks at why the NBA, its players, coaches and owners are speaking out more on national political issues these days and speaks with Nellie Drew.

2/19/17

David Schmid tells USA Today that it is not unusual for the president to have a hostile relationship with the press. But Trump's description of the press is unprecedented, he says.

2/17/17

CBS News reports on a new study that finds the demands of motherhood, rather than pregnancy itself, might be to blame for weight gain and quotes Jennifer Temple.

2/19/17

An article in Politico Magazine about UB alumnus Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who was elected president of his native country, quotes Don Grinde who said they discussed the different models of democratic governance, warlordism and religious extremism.

2/20/17

The New York Times looks at communities, such as Buffalo, that have benefited from an influx of refugees, and interviews Mohsen Daghooghi, an Iranian student who rejects the president's suggestion that he or other Iranian students are dangerous.

2/26/17

USA Today quotes Rick Su about increased border issues. Su says the Trump administration is uninterested in supervising or managing the power and discretion of line level officers.

2/21/17

An article in New York Magazine reports on research by Gretchen Ely, that showed that abortion is already all but inaccessible to poor Americans, with young and black women most affected.

2/2/17

An article in The Washington Post reports the presidents of nearly 50 prominent U.S. universities, including UB President Satish K. Tripathi, have written a letter to Donald Trump urging him to rescind his controversial executive order that bars immigrants and non-immigrant visitors from Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.