Articles from The Atlantic

It’s Getting Harder for International STEM Students to Find Work After Graduation

In November 2016, shortly after the presidential election, students from six U.S. universities appeared in a promotional video titled “You Are Welcome Here.” Their message intended to reassure the one million international students already in the country—and the ones who might be rethinking their plans—that they were still valued.

Christine Blasey Ford Weighs the Risks and Rewards of Testifying

Will she or won’t she?

The question has captivated much of official Washington as lawmakers await Christine Blasey Ford’s decision on testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley offered Ford the chance to speak publicly about her allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party some 35 years ago.

Donald Trump Might Be the ‘Client From Hell’

On the 268th page of the bestselling book Fear, Bob Woodward quotes President Trump: “I don’t have any good lawyers. I have terrible lawyers. … I’ve got a bunch of lawyers who are not aggressive, who are weak, who don’t have my best interests in mind, who aren’t loyal. It’s just a disaster. I can’t find a good lawyer.”

It’s not clear when Trump reportedly voiced his despair, but it does appear to contradict the sunny tweet he typed on March 25 of this year:

Georgetown Prep’s President Defends Its Culture, Without Mentioning Brett Kavanaugh

The president of Georgetown Preparatory School—the elite, all-boys private boarding school where Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, graduated from high school—had a message for students, their families, and alumni: Trust us, our school doesn’t breed sexual miscreants.