The novel coronavirus has certainly thrown the world into a period of uncertainty, as no age group or population is untouched by its effects. The virus directly combats the … Continue reading Coronavirus Disrupts Students’ Global Experiences
In the first month of 2020 alone, natural disasters have disrupted communities and nations, leaving varying levels of destruction in their wake. Earthquakes, floods, volcanoes and other catastrophes have … Continue reading Haiti Tells the Untold Story of Never-Ending Disaster Recovery
Throughout December and January, France’s longest transportation strike in over 50 years brought major cities to a grinding halt. The strike and coinciding protests across the country, held in response … Continue reading Strikes and Protests Subject France to Gridlock
Originally published in Feb. 2020 print issue (Vol. 41 Issue 3) On Jan. 3, the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a U.S. airstrike dominated headlines. In response, Iran … Continue reading Clarifying Misconceptions About U.S. Involvement in the Middle East: WWII-2001
Devastating wildfires still burn in Australia as firefighters hurry to put the flames out. Donations have poured in from around the world to help combat the crisis. Among them … Continue reading Celebrities Respond to Australian Wildfire Crisis
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that 17 countries that contain a quarter of the world’s population face “extremely high” levels of water stress. 650 million people do … Continue reading As Australia Burns, Chennai Also Faces Water Shortages
A country based upon the Constitution and the amendments, the U.S. sees rules and regulation as important to maintain a safe and protected environment. In regard to net neutrality, … Continue reading Net Neutrality Continues to Raise Controversy
For decades, we have heard from a multitude of activists and environmentalists to alter our lifestyles in an effort to prevent global warming, and while some listened, others profoundly … Continue reading What Exactly Is a Climate Disaster?
Nigeria, the most populated country in the African continent, has been plagued with substantial election violence for decades since it became a democracy in 1999 after 33 years of nearly-uninterrupted … Continue reading Divisive Election Violence Consumes Nigeria Once Again
Every day, our society is impacted by issues like climate change, the exploitation of individuals, gender and racial inequality, fossil fuels and much more. The Green New Deal, originally introduced … Continue reading The Green New Deal: Why is it Such a Big Deal?
Take a second to consider pollution. Picture the widespread images of trash-covered beaches, wildlife swimming in streams of waste or clouds of grey smoke rising into the sky. Anti-straw and … Continue reading Fashion Pollution Continues to Rise as a Threat
Headlines over the past year have been peppered with mentions of Venezuela and its crisis. President Nicolas Maduro and Juan Guaido, opposition leader and self-declared interim president, fight for control … Continue reading Mike Pence Discusses Venezuela Violence with Lima Group