Uncategorized | 5:58 am | January 15, 2008 | By Zabrahamson

Obama’s HQ fueled by coffee, youth

By Zack Abrahamson/Staff Reporter  Sam Schoenburg ’11 does not have five minutes. “You know, I really don’t right now. I’m sorry, I’ve got to get this done,” he says, typing furiously on a keyboard at Illinois Senator Barack Obama’s Des Moines headquarters. The Silliman College freshman is 336 miles from home, surrounded by new volunteers »

Uncategorized | 5:51 am | January 15, 2008 | By Yale Daily News

Driving Ms. Nicholas: a story of perseverance at the Iowa caucus

By Gabe Goffman ’10 The caucuses had finally arrived. And although I had been anticipating this day, I felt more a sense of relief and exhaustion than excitement after spending a draining week in a stranger’s basement working for Barack Obama. I was nervous — not about the outcome, but because I would soon have »

Uncategorized | 5:50 am | January 15, 2008 | By Yale Daily News

After whirlwind week, an Obama victory feels great

By Sam Schoenburg ’11 I could not believe I was there. Standing with my friends, fellow interns on the campaign trail in Des Moines, Iowa, I was about to hear one of the most uplifting political speeches of my life from a man who, with his win in the Iowa caucuses just two hours old, »

Uncategorized | 11:30 pm | January 5, 2008 | By Cyoung

Media: Influential but imperfect

MUNCIE, Indiana, 11:30 p.m. – This past Thursday evening, January 3, I watched history and recorded it.