Washington Update - August 5, 2019

Billy Moore

Last week, the Senate joined the House for the August recess to return September 9. Before departing, Senators passed and President Donald Trump signed a bipartisan two-year budget agreement that suspends the debt ceiling until mid-2021.

Student Protest

Higher Education Infographic

Blaine Bull

In the last 15 years, big-name universities have built extremely valuable brands and are seeing unprecedented growth. However, in the current era of increased scrutiny, higher education faces significant public risks.

Starbucks V3

How Starbucks Calmed a Brewing Crisis

Mike Shannon

Starbucks recently put on a crisis management clinic after a social media post showed two African-American men being arrested for no apparent reason at one of their Philadelphia stores on Thursday April 12. The coffee giant moved with incredible speed and took decisive action.