Highlights of Rowan U DNC News Coverage

Here are some highlights of our coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. A number of articles were also published in the CourierPost.com.

Booker: LGBT issues a ‘movement for American rights’ (Published in Courier Post – 7/28/16)

Pop-up gallery puts political drawings in DNC spotlight (Published in Courier Post – 7/28/16)

Al Franken Speaks to Seniors (7/28/16)

SJ moms call for ‘common sense gun laws’ (Published in Courier Post – 7/27/16)

Delegate turns self into political statement (Published in Courier Post – 7/27/16)

As Hillary Clinton Wins Nomination, Bernie Supporters Stage Protest in DNC Media Tent (7/26/16)

How Teenage Delegates Get to the DNC (7/26/16)

Photo Essay: “Signs of the Times” at DNC in Philadelphia (7/26/16)

WATCH: Rally for climate change ahead of DNC (Published in Courier Post – 7/25/16)

Sanders supporters not sure Clinton has their vote (Published in Courier Post – 7/25/16)

Sanders Supporters Protest Hillary Clinton Outside Wells Fargo Center (7/25/16)

DNC Speakers Stress Party Unity On Opening Day (7/25/16)

Photo Essay: DNC Protestors Take to the Streets of Philly (7/24/16)

DNC 2016 – Day 4 Speakers

Scheduled speakers for July 28:

  • Henrietta Ivey, home care worker and advocate for living wage
  • Beth Mathias, works two jobs and advocate for living wage
  • Jensen Walcott & Jake Reed, former employees of pizza restaurant and advocates for equal pay
  • Khizr Khan, father of Humayun S. M. Khan, member of U.S. Army who died in military service
  • General John Allen (ret. USMC), former Commander, International Security Assistance Forces, and Commander, United States Forces – Afghanistan
  • Candidates of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
  • President of the Human Rights Campaign Chad Griffin
  • League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski
  • Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Congressman Sean
  • Patrick Maloney (New York) and LGBT rights activist Sarah McBride
  • U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (Maryland) and the Democratic Women of the Senate
  • Carole King
  • House Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn
  • Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Maryland
  • Rep. Joaquin Castro, Texas
  • Sheila E. performs
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York
  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
  • Gov. John Hickenlooper, Colorado
  • Gov. Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania
  • Former Michigan Gov. Jen Granholm
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Sen. Patty Murray, Washington
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Michigan
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell, Washington
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill, Missouri
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, New York
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin
  • Sen. Mazie Hirono, Hawaii
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, California
  • Actress Chloe Grace Moretz
  • Sen. Sherrod Brown, Ohio
  • Rep. Xavier Becerra, California
  • Katy Perry
  • Chelsea Clinton
  • Hillary Clinton

DNC Day 3 Round-up of Rowan U DNC News on Twitter

DNC Day 2 Round-up of Rowan U DNC News Coverage on Twitter

DNC 2016 – Day 3 Speakers

Scheduled speakers for the evening of July 27:

  • Erica Smegielski, daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary principal
  • Felicia Sanders and Polly Sheppard, survivors of Mother Emanuel Church shooting in Charleston, SC.
    Jamie Dorff, wife of Patrick Dorff, an Army helicopter pilot who died while on a search and rescue mission in northern Iraq.
  • Vice President Joe Biden
  • President Barack Obama

DNC – Day 2 Speakers

Scheduled speakers for the evening of July 26:

  • Thaddeus Desmond, a child advocate social worker in Philadelphia
  • Dynah Haubert, lawyer for disability rights organization in Philadelphia
  • Kate Burdick, staff attorney at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia
  • Anton Moore, founder of nonprofit community group focused on youth on gun violence.
  • Dustin Parsons, fifth grade teacher from Little Rock, AR
  • Jelani Freeman, former intern in Hillary Clinton’s Senate office
  • Students from Eagle Academy, school for at risk youth in New York City.
  • Mothers of the Movement
  • Joe Sweeney, NYPD detective on 9/11
  • Lauren Manning, former executive at Cantor Fitzgerald on 9/11
  • President Bill Clinton