We Will Miss Joe Biden

The Authentic Perspecitive

December 2nd, 2016

A lot of people are upset that, come January next year, President Barack Obama will be leaving the Presidency and the White House. A lot of people, also, are upset that Vice President Joe Biden will be leaving alongside Obama as well. I am one of those people.

In the last few months, many silly memes have been circulating social media about Joe Biden. America is trying hard to make the situation funnier and much less sad!

But besides all the funny things Biden has done, such as point when Obama said to wave, tell Obama to say the State of the Union is “on fleek,” and constantly eat ice cream, Joe Biden has done a lot for America.

One of the Vice President’s main efforts over the years was to end violence against women.  Back in 1990, when Biden was a Senator, he introduced the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the United States Congress. This helped improve the criminal justice system and create services for victims. While in the White House, Biden continued his efforts. He appointed the first ever White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, Lynn Rosenthal, soon after entering the White House. Her role is to advise Biden on domestic abuse and sexual violence issues. In 2011, Biden launched the “1is2many” program, which uses technology and outreach to get the message out and to help reduce violence and sexual assault.

When Biden leaves office in January, alongside Obama, his strong efforts will hopefully be continued by the new staff. Have a good retirement, Joe Biden, and eat all the ice cream you can get!

Viewpoints Editor
Jill Augustine

To read more about Joe Biden’s accomplishments, click here.

Tags: , , , ,

Recent News

SVA and Tau Sigma Come Together for Soldiers Overseas

November 29th, 2017

The Student Veterans Alliance is hosting yet another holiday event in which they will be giving back to the soldiers who are overseas. SVA will be collaborating with Zeta Tau, SXU’s chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society for transfer students. The two organizations will be hosting the Homemade Christmas…

Destress Events at Saint Xavier

November 29th, 2017

As the semester winds down and finals approach, students can look forward to a few things to help them destress. On Thursday, November 30, students can stop by the Student Lounge to see Lucky and Pals! The popular therapy dogs will in the lounge from 10am to 11:30am. Students can…

Student Media Says Goodbye to Bryan Anderson

November 29th, 2017

Bryan Anderson is a graduating senior of Saint Xavier University with a major in Marketing. Bryan is a transfer student to Saint Xavier. He attended two previous institutions before coming to Saint Xavier. This is his third (and final) semester here. “This school has been my favorite out of the…

More News Articles >>